School PD Requirements in Minnesota
Staff development activities in Minnesota must contribute toward continuous improvement in achieving the following goals:
- Improve student achievement of state and local education standards in all areas of the curriculum, including areas of regular academic and applied and experiential learning, by using research-based best practices methods.
- Effectively meet the needs of a diverse student population, including at-risk children, children with disabilities, English learners, and gifted children, within the regular classroom, applied and experiential learning settings, and other settings.
- Provide an inclusive curriculum for a racially, ethnically, linguistically, and culturally diverse student population that is consistent with the state education diversity rule and the district’s education diversity plan.
- Improve staff collaboration and develop mentoring and peer coaching programs for teachers new to the school or district.
- Effectively teach and model violence prevention policy and curriculum that address early intervention alternatives, issues of harassment, and teach nonviolent alternatives for conflict resolution.
- Effectively deliver digital and blended learning and curriculum and engage students with technology.
- Provide teachers and other members of site-based management teams with appropriate management and financial management skills.
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Disclaimer: Please ensure the information and courses meet requirements for your school and circumstances and align with what your state Department of Education requires. The new continuing education information and school PD requirements in Minnesota listed on this page are current as of May 24th, 2023 to meet the best information available. State professional development requirements and may change and it is your responsibility as a school administrator to know your state staff development requirements and the process for submission and approval of all professional and staff development hours. Professional Learning Board can not guarantee acceptance by your school, district, state Department of Education or local authority.