Minnesota is a GREAT place to teach! Here are some resources to help you on your path to becoming licensed to teach special education in Minnesota. Use the form below to track your progress and keep moving forward.
Read the Out-of-State Applicant Information and Instruction document on the MDE, Licensing, Applicants Trained Out-of-State website.
Begin submitting your application for a Minnesota teaching license by logging on to the MDE Licensing Division Online Licensing System.
Be prepared to submit transcripts and other records to MDE licensing verifying you have met Minnesota special education licensure standards.
Gifted and Talented Education Symposium – June 9-12
Registration is now open for the sixth annual Hormel Foundation Gifted and Talented Education Symposium—a collaboration between the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE), the Hormel Foundation and Austin School District. Daily sessions address best practices on the assessment of students for services, program models, social and emotional needs, instructional strategies, under-represented populations, under-achievement, integration of STEM and technology as well as specific content in the areas of science, mathematics, language arts and social studies.