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    Jun 22, 2024  
2020-2021 Graduate Bulletin 
2020-2021 Graduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

Additional Licensure: K-12 English as a Second Language (ESL)

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State Testing Requirements

  • MTLE: English as a Second Language K-12 (sub test 1 and sub test 2)

The above assumes you have a valid Minnesota full-time license, exempting you from the basic skills and pedagogy test requirements.

Pedagogy Requirements Satisfied by MN Teaching License

These requirements are deemed as satisfied by a valid Minnesota full-time teaching license.

Remaining Pedagogy Requirements - Additional License, K-12

Content Requirements - ESL

ESL candidates must have one year (two semesters) of college foreign language courses or two years at the high school level. Non-native English speakers are exempt as it is assumed they learned English as a second language.

Additional Licensure Notes

  • There is a 7-year limit for students to complete licensure requirements, including passing advanced practicum and applying for the Minnesota teaching license.
  • Additional license candidates are not eligible for the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree. Ask your advisor about options for advanced degrees or other continuing education at Hamline.

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