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Tier 4 License

Department of Education

Tier 4 License

License RequirementsNumber of Year License ValidRenewal OptionsBargaining/Contract
  • Bachelor's Degree Earned
  • Completion of Teacher Preparation
  • Passing scores on Content & Pedagogy Exams
  • Passing scores on Board Approved Skills Exam
  • 3 years teaching experience in Minnesota
  • Most recent summative Evaluation Summary, must not have resulted in an improvement plan.
5 years

Tier 4 License Renewal Requirements Fact Sheet

Learn more online at:  https://mn.gov/pelsb/current-educators/renew/

Teachers are in the Bargaining Unit. 

Teachers at Tier 4 have continuing contract rights after completion of the applicable probationary requirement