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TEACHER LICENSING

TEACHER LICENSING

PLEASE – PLEASE – PLEASE – PLEASE – PLEASE – PLEASE – PLEASE –

PLEASE – PLEASE – PLEASE – PLEASE – PLEASE – PLEASE – PLEASE – PLEASE – PLEASE – PLEASE – PLEASE – PLEASE – PLEASE –

GET. YOUR. LICENSE.

GET. YOUR. LICENSE.

I really mean it …

I really mean it …

PELSB ~ Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board https: //mn. gov/pelsb 6

PELSB ~ Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board https: //mn. gov/pelsb 6

Overview of Tiered Licensing … • Tier 1: Community Experts … • Tier 2:

Overview of Tiered Licensing … • Tier 1: Community Experts … • Tier 2: Did NOT pass content and pedagogy tests; MUST have a job offer from a public school; good for two years; can only renew three times … • Tier 3: PASSED content and pedagogy tests; can stay on this tier forever … • Tier 4: Passed EAS tests … 7

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Overall Tips and Information … • If this is your initial license, you will

Overall Tips and Information … • If this is your initial license, you will need a fingerprint card, and your fee will be $90. 25 (“PELSB”) • If you are adding a field to your existing license, your fee will be $57 (“PELSB”) – this includes your having a substitute license • Do NOT use your CSP email on your application • I will order an official CSP transcript for you (including prior transcripts for MAT students) • It is not “quicker” to get a substitute license … 9

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Tier 3 • You are responsible for the following Sections: – 1 – 2

Tier 3 • You are responsible for the following Sections: – 1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 A (be sure to sign and date!) and 5 B (if you answered “Yes” to any questions in 5 A) • I am responsible for completing Section 7, obtaining the certifying officer signature and obtaining your transcript from the Registrar • You may disregard Sections 6 and 8 24

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Tier 2 • You are responsible for the following Sections: – 1 – 2

Tier 2 • You are responsible for the following Sections: – 1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 A (be sure to sign and date!) and 5 B (if you have answered “yes” to any questions in 5 A) • I am responsible for Section 6, obtaining the certifying officer signature, and obtaining your transcript from the Registrar • Disregard Section 7 • The School/District where you have a job offer is responsible for Section 8; please have this section completed BEFORE you send me your application and check! Thank you! 37

With respect to Tier 2 … … it is designed to get teachers licensed

With respect to Tier 2 … … it is designed to get teachers licensed even if they haven’t passed their required content/pedagogy tests. However, you MUST have a job offer. HOWEVER: If your job offer is with a private school, Tier 2 is NOT available. Tier 2 is available only to public schools (including public charter schools)! If you have a job offer from a private school, you must pass your required tests and apply under Tier 3! 38

In sum … What I will need from you … • If this is

In sum … What I will need from you … • If this is your initial license, your completed fingerprint card, check for $90. 25 (“PELSB”), and the Application • If you are adding a field to an existing teaching license, your check for $57 (“PELSB”) and the Application 39

Timing of Awarding Degrees … Note: Walking in the commencement ceremony does NOT mean

Timing of Awarding Degrees … Note: Walking in the commencement ceremony does NOT mean your degree has been awarded … According to the Registrar’s Office: • Grades are due from Faculty on or before Wednesday, December 18 th • Due to the Holiday Break, the Registrar’s Office will start awarding degrees after the first the year. You will receive an email from the Registrar’s Office when your degree has been awarded • You can also check your degree audit – “Degree awarded” • Your degree award date will be “December 13, 2019” 40

Timing of Your License Being Issued … • After your degree has been awarded

Timing of Your License Being Issued … • After your degree has been awarded and I receive your Application: CSP processing – 3 -4 days – assuming all your paperwork is in order and correct. • I will send your packet of paperwork to PELSB via UPS. • PELSB then sends your fingerprint card to the BCA. The BCA has no time limit. Their process is dependent upon their workload. It can take up to 3 weeks or longer. • By statute, PELSB is required to issue your license within 30 calendar days after your BCA background check is completed. • PELSB no longer offers “expedited” processing. • You will be notified by the email of your Application. • Check License Lookup to check status. 41

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Teacher Job Sites https: //edpost. stcloudstate. edu ~ https: //www. educationminnesota. org/re sources/find-a-job/job-search-sites 44

Teacher Job Sites https: //edpost. stcloudstate. edu ~ https: //www. educationminnesota. org/re sources/find-a-job/job-search-sites 44

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PELSB Contact Information 651/539 -4200 x 2 8: 00 a. m. – 4: 00

PELSB Contact Information 651/539 -4200 x 2 8: 00 a. m. – 4: 00 p. m. 46

Carol Moran cmoran@csp. edu 651/641 -8200 ~ College of Education Concordia University 1282 Concordia

Carol Moran [email protected] edu 651/641 -8200 ~ College of Education Concordia University 1282 Concordia Avenue ~ AD-319 St. Paul, MN 55104 47

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