Minnesota's Teacher Preparation Policy Landscape: Seeking a Path Forward

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Policies that regulate teacher preparation and licensure in Minnesota have been under much discussion in recent years. Questions abound about what kind and how much preparation future teachers need to be successful with all students, who to recruit into teaching, and how to best meet the staffing needs of P-12 schools now and into the future.

On October 2, 2015, the College of Education and Human Development hosted a policy breakfast discussion examining national policy trends related to teacher preparation, Minnesota's policy landscape for teacher preparation and licensure, and school district perspectives on recruiting and hiring teachers.

Panelists include:


Download slides from the event.

Read more about what CEHD is doing to close the achievement gap and prepare tomorrow’s teachers.

Event Videos

Tension Between Competing Policies

Two Policy Ecologies

Practice Can't Sustain What Policy Won't Support

Erin Doan on the MN BOT governing structure

How school districts get feedback from higher ed

Diversification of the teaching workforce starts early

Watch the full event here