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Minnesota Teacher Licensure Examinations (MTLE): Introduction

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

MTLE Library Guide

MTLE Library Guide

Welcome to Memorial Library's guide on the MTLEs! Below is a brief overview of this guide and what you can expect to find on each page. 

  • Introduction - Provides information about the Minnesota Teacher Licensure Examinations.
  • General info -  Identifies information related to MTLE on:
    • Initial and additional licensure<
    • Test dates and sites
    • Policies regarding testing, registration, and score reporting
    • Overviews of tests
  • What's on the MTLEs? - Provides links to general information on each test, as well as specific details on the subtests that includes test objectives. Links to sample test questions are also provided.
  • Study Guides - A list of online, interactive study guides you can purchase access to that are designed to prepare you to take the MTLE, also a list of print study guides available at the library. 
  • Practice Test Info - Provides information on how to prepare to take the MTLE online, in addition to identifying links to practice tests you can purchase. 
  • Basic Skills Preparation Courses - Provides information on the availability of courses developed to assist you in preparing for the Basic Skills Tests.

An Overview on Licensure Examinations

An Overview of Licensure Examinations

Wondering how to prepare? Check out this eight minute video overview on Licensure Examinations.

Test Preparation

A short video that explains how to take a test, not an advertisement or anything similar to that. We are not making money from this, we are just explaining how a test should be taken.

Ask a Librarian

MTLE Basic Skills Information and Seminar Sessions

For additional information please contact the College of Education.


Phone:  507-389-1215

Subject Librarian

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Casey Duevel
Memorial Library

Subject Librarian

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Barb Bergman
Subjects: Education

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