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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota Teacher Licensure Exam

Page address: http://ed.mnsu.edu/professionaled/mtle.html

Announcement: testing for initial licensure candidates

The Board of Teaching has initiated the redevelopment of the Minnesota teacher licensure tests. As of September 1, 2010, Pearson Evaluation Systems became the statewide test provider; assessing the basic skills, pedagogical, and subject area knowledge of Minnesota K–12 teacher candidates. These Minnesota Teacher Licensure Exam (MTLE) are fully aligned with state Board of Teaching rules and standards and contain the new reading, Standards of Effective Practice (SEPs) and technology standards.

Note: As of September 1, 2010 all teacher candidates are required to take the Minnesota Teacher Licensure Exam (MTLE) Basic skills, Pedagogical, and Subject area exams offered through Pearson Evaluation System. Although you will be tested over the new standards, these new standards will not count against our teacher candidates between September 1, 2010 to February 1, 2012.

  • For any student graduating before September 1, 2010, a passing scores on the Praxis II (Content and Pedagogy) will be recognized until August 31, 2012 and a passing scores on the Praxis I (PPST) will be recognized until December 31, 2015 for all students.
  • For any student graduating after September 1, 2010, a passing scores on the Praxis I and II (PPST, Content and Pedagogy) will be recognized until December 31, 2015.

Minnesota Teacher Licensure Exam

Education students are required to pass the Basic Skills and Pedagogical - Content/subject exams for teacher licensure.

Questions About MTLE Examination:

Questions about registration procedures please contact: Jill Ryan at 507-389-1215 or jill.ryan@mnsu.edu.