A History of Minnesota’s Tiered Teacher Licensure System


Memo • August 2018 • By Krista Kaput

During the 2017 legislative session, the Minnesota legislature overhauled the existing teacher licensure system and replaced it with a new four-tiered teacher licensure system. This brief provides a historical overview of the impetus for the change, as well as the transition to the new licensure system. This is a living document that EE will update as needed.