Relicensure
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MPS District's License Renewal Process

MPS District's License Renewal Process

Steps to Relicensure

The State of Minnesota’s license renewal process involves three (3) key steps: 
  1. Assemble copies of your recorded and approved clock hours (transcripts, “Certificate of Completion’), by content area, earned since your last license renewal (5 years);
  2. A packet of those approved clock hours, arranged by following a district’s instruction, is submitted to a district review committee for ‘approval’;
  3. Once ‘approved’ by a district, payment must be made to MDE to complete license renewal process (license is considered ‘renewed’ once payment has been received and verified by MDE).

If you have any questions regarding your Minnesota teaching license, contact the Department of Education at 651-582-8691, or visit their website at the following address: http://education.state.mn.us

New Tiered Licensure Information

The new Tiered Licensure in Minnesota Graphic

MPS Specific Instructions

Please consult the following forms for relicensure instructions specific to MPS:

Process for Relicensure

Criteria for Relicensure Categories and Requirements

The Professional Learning and Leadership Academy (PLLA):

MPS offers our MPS staff, community partners (examples: YMCA Beacons, Minneapolis Parks and Recreation, etc), as well as our Reserve Teachers access to our Professional Development courses through eCompass

Minneapolis Relicensure Committee Members:

Steve Smith, Chair
Cheryl Martin, Administrator
Carol Kantor, Community Representative
Dan Dymoke, Secretary
Mario Galindo
Sarah Noma
Jon Wesby

For additional questions, please contact:

General information
MPS District Relicensure Committee
Division of Human Capital
1250 West Broadway Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55411
Phone:  612.668.0500
Fax:  612.668.0525
Staffing@mpls.k12.mn.us

Administrator information
Cheryl Martin, Principal
Relicensure Adminstrative Representative
Bethune Community School
919 Emerson Ave N.
Minneapolis, MN  55411
Phone:  612.668.2550
Fax:  612.668.2560
Cheryl.martin@mpls.k12.mn.us