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Vision: As leaders in teacher education, the Minnesota Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (MACTE) serves all learners in an ever-changing society through its commitment to high and consistent standards for every teacher.

Mission: MACTE's mission is to bring together schools, colleges and departments of education to provide leadership in the preparation of highly qualified professional educators.

MACTE Letter to the E12 Conference Committee

To: E12 Conference Committee

House and Senate Bills on Tiered Licensure

Tiered Licensure Comparison 4.04.17

Resources from the Association of Metropolitan School Districts (AMSD) on bills of interest:
2017 Teacher Licensure Provisions (4/4/17)

2017 Education Finance Provisions (4/4/17)

Update on Coalition Legislative Proposals

Summary of Education Omnibus Bill Provisions to Increase Teachers of Color (4-6-17)

Background on Coalition Legislative Initiatives here.


NES (New Basic Skills Test) information from the Board of Teaching

MTLE-NES Announcement, Timelines, Scores, and Registration Links


MN Office of Legislative Auditor releases Teacher Licensing Report

The report recommends substantive changes in the structure of MN Teacher Licensing

A summary and the full report is available here.


Minnesota Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (MACTE) is an affiliate of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE). The views expressed on this website are the views of MACTE.