Minnesota Teacher Reciprocity Agreements

The Minnesota Department of Education offers avenues to teaching certification for out-of-state licensed teachers as well as to individuals who have completed a teacher preparation program out-of-state. Once you complete an initial certification application, the Department will examine your qualifications and list any dificiencies in your portfolio that you must fulfill prior to certification. For more information about the process of certification, explore the Minnesota Department of Education website, or call 651-582-8200.

The following are member states of the NASDTEC Interstate Agreement who have signed reciprocity agreements with Minnesota.

Alabama Louisiana North Dakota West Virginia
Arizona Maine Oklahoma Wisconsin
Arkansas Maryland Oregon Wyoming
California Michigan Pennsylvania  
Colorado Missouri Rhode Island  
Delaware Montana South Carolina  
Florida Nebraska South Dakota  
Georgia Nevada Tennessee  
Hawaii New Hampshire Texas  
Idaho New Mexico Utah  
Illinois New York Virginia  
Kansas North Carolina Washington  

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