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Approval and Licensing
The Department of Education and CEHSP Accreditation office at the University of Minnesota Duluth completes on-going program and unit level review with the Minnesota Professional Educators and Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB) to ensure program approval for all teacher preparation programs. The Minnesota PELSB works directly with the Educator Licensing at the Minnesota Department of Education to grant licensure to teacher education program completers. Information regarding program completion rates may be found on the link entitled "Title II Report".
The Department of Education is required to complete a bi-annual Program Effectiveness Report for Continuing Approval (PERCA) process with the Minnesota Professional Educators and Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB). This includes a review of course curriculum, alignment to PELSB standards, and program data. The Department of Education is also required to complete a Unit On-Site Visit every seven years with the MN PELSB.
PERCA Review Process Schedule
The University of Minnesota Duluth Department of Education is on an even year review cycle (2018, 2020, 2022, 2024, etc.). The Department is required to submit all required components of the PERCA review process by the October prior to the June expiration. This allows for two Program Review Panel opportunities and ensures the program ready to be renewed for the next two years.
Unit On-Site Visit Schedule
The University of Minnesota Duluth Department of Education has the seven year Unit On-Site Visit scheduled in 2017. This site visit will schedule for UMD will continue to be every seven years: 2017, 2024, 2031, etc.
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