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.
Back-to-School Leadership Conference
FinnFest Education Forum
The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) and the Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA) present the 2014 Back-to-School Leadership Conference, August 5-6. Bring your team! NOTE: The Back-to-School Leadership Conference has been designed to be compatible with the agenda for the FinnFest Education Forum scheduled on August 6-7. At FinnFest, participants are invited to join the discussion with education experts from Finland and the U.S. and create an action plan to address the needs of the next generation. Register for 2014 Leadership Conference.