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Minnesota Teacher Licensure Examinations (MTLE): General info

This guide identifies resources to help prepare you for the Teacher Certification/Licensure Test.

General Information

General Information about the MTLEs

Part 1 - Basic Skills Test

What about a Basic Skills Test?

Before taking the MTLEs, you will need to take a basic skills test, proving competency in reading, writing, and math. This could be the SAT, ACT plus writing, GRE, Praxis, or MTLE's basic skills test. Information about standards and  Minnesota's NES Essential Academic Skills (EAS) are linked below. 

Part 2- MTLE Tests

What Tests Do I Need To Take?

For Licensure you will need to take tests in both pegagogy and your content area. Testing requirements are dependent on licensure type. Follow the link below to see the various licensure tests. 

Test Dates and Sites

Where and When are Tests?

Check the link below for a listing of MTLE sites and testing dates. 

Additional Information on the MTLE Available from the College of Education

Additional Resources:

Check the links below for more information bout the MTLEs! 

MTLE Basic Skills Information and Seminar Sessions

For additional information please contact the College of Education.


Phone:  507-389-1215

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