ERIC Number: ED483782
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Feb-1
Reference Count: 0
Report To Legislature: As Required By Minnesota Laws 1st Special Session, Chapter 6, Article 2, Section 7, Subdivision 2(b). Minnesota Board of Teaching.
Minnesota State Department of Education
The Minnesota Board of Teaching is committed to establishing and maintaining quality standards for the licensing of teachers who teach in Minnesota public schools. As part of these standards, specific and selected examinations serve as important instruments in the licensing process. The principal purpose of the examinations of basic skills is to determine objectively if prospective teachers have adequate skills in reading, writing, and mathematics to meet the needs of the learners whom they serve, regardless of grade or subject taught.
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, State Standards, State Licensing Boards, Teacher Qualifications, Licensing Examinations (Professions), Reading Skills, Writing Skills, Mathematics Skills
Minnesota Department of Education, 1500 Highway 36 West, Roseville, MN, 55113-4266. Tel: 651-582-8885; Fax: 651-582-8809.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: Minnesota State Dept. of Education, St. Paul.