Make a Plan

College Student at a Four-Year College or University

If you are attending a four-year college or university and planning to be a Minnesota special education teacher, there are some things you should be doing right now.

Use the form below to track your steps as you complete each requirement.

Action Steps:

Complete a baccalaureate degree (or higher).

Date Completed

Take and pass the Minnesota Teacher License Examinations (MTLE) Basic Skills Tests.

Date Completed

Complete a Board of Teaching-approved teacher licensure program (probably at the graduate level). View State-Approved Special Education Teacher Licensure Programs.

Date Completed

Take and pass the Minnesota Teacher License Examinations (MTLE) Pedagogy Tests and Special Education Content Tests.

Date Completed

Log into the Minnesota Online Licensing System to begin your submission of your application for a Minnesota teaching license.

Date Completed