View the PELSB website to learn more about the exams required for a teaching license in Minnesota.

The Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB), formerly the Minnesota Board of Teaching, is responsible for overseeing the teacher testing requirements set forth in Minnesota statute and is continually monitoring and analyzing the testing program.

UPDATE: Effective August 1, 2023 teachers who complete an approved teacher preparation program in Minnesota, applying for a Tier 3 or Tier 4 license, are exempt from taking both pedagogy and content exams.