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BOARD/COMMISSION:  Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board


Address

1500 Highway 36
Roseville, MN
55113


Supporting Entity/Enabling Legislation Supported by Department of Education (MDE)

ENABLING LEGISLATION
M.S. 122A.07
Enabled: 05-30-2017

Chair and Contact
CONTACT
Alex Liuzzi
(651) 539-4180
  • CHAIR
  • Anne Marden Krafthefer
  • (218) 391-1190
  • send email
Membership

The board must be composed of:

1)    Six teachers who are currently teaching in a Minnesota school or who were teaching at the time of the appointment, have at least five years of teaching experience, and were not serving in an administrative function at a school district or school when appointed. The six teachers must include the following:

          i.      One teacher in a charter school

         ii.      One teacher from the seven-county metropolitan area, as defined in section 473.121, subd 2

        iii.      One teacher from outside the seven-county metropolitan area

         iv.      One teacher from a related service category licensed by the board

          v.      One special education teacher

         vi.      One teacher from a teacher preparation program

2)      One superintendent that alternates each term between a superintendent from the seven-county metropolitan area, and a superintendent from outside the metropolitan area

3)      One school district human resources director

4)      One administrator of a cooperative unit under section 123A.24, subd. 2, who oversees a special education program

5)      One principal that alternates each term between an elementary and a secondary school principal

6)      One member of the public that may be a current or former school board member.

Member Info

COMPENSATION

  • Per Diem: $55.00
  • Other Compensation: Members shall be compensated under Section 214.09, subd. 3

MEMBERSHIP DETAILS

  • Requires Older Member - no
  • Requires Senate Approval - yes
  • Members file campaign finance and disclosure - yes

Entity Powers and Duties, Activity Summary

The Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board must license teachers, as defined in section 122A.15, subd. 1, except for supervisory personnel, as defined in section 122A.15, subd. 2. The board must not delegate its authority to make all licensing decisions with respect to candidates for teacher licensure. The board must evaluate candidates for compliance with statutory or rule requirements for licensure and develop licensure verification requirements.

ACTIVITY SUMMARY



Meeting Information
Meetings typically last: TBD
Meeting Frequency: TBD

Meetings are held at:
TBD


Fiscal Information
Annual Staff Hours:
Total Appropriations:
Appropriations Description:
Fiscal Year Expenses:

Expenses Description:

Open Positions (1)
POSITION 1st Application Review Date #SEATS
Teacher 9/24/2018 1 APPLY

NAME
POSITION
APPLICATION DATE
ACTION
Mr. Donald Allen II
Teacher
6/4/2018
Steven Cullison
Teacher
6/5/2018
Ann Mabbott amabbott@hamline.edu
Teacher
6/7/2018
Dr. Margaret Finders sfinde2@uic.edu
Teacher
6/11/2018
Dr. Lucy Payne
Teacher
6/18/2018
Dr Judy Nagel judith_nagel@msn.com
Teacher
6/19/2018
Dr. Sonya Vierstraete
Teacher
6/20/2018
Rebecca Neal
Teacher
6/20/2018
Cannon River STEM School Cora Packard cpackard@cannonriverstemschool.org
Teacher
6/21/2018
Kathryn Young
Teacher
6/21/2018
Mr Gerald Oehler Jr
Teacher
7/15/2018
Kristin Thornwall l
Teacher
7/23/2018
Mr. Donald Allen II
Teacher
9/4/2018
Steve Law
Teacher
9/4/2018
Lon Boike
Teacher
9/4/2018
Ms Corinn Butler
Teacher
9/4/2018
Ms Christine Berry
Teacher
9/11/2018
6122507008 Dennis Draughn
Teacher
9/14/2018
Luke Meredith
Teacher
9/14/2018
Mr. Robert Kohnert
Teacher
9/22/2018

No pending appointments found.

POSITION/SEAT
APPOINTING AUTHORITY
MEMBER NAME
STATUS
TERM END
ACTION
Interim Chair
Governor
Past Term End
03/01/2018
Interim Executive Director
The Board
Filled
06/22/2021
Staff-Contact
Staff
Filled
06/22/2021

Current Members (11)
POSITION/SEAT
APPOINTING AUTHORITY
MEMBER NAME
STATUS
TERM END
Administrator of a cooperative unit - who oversees a Special Education Program
Governor
Filled
01/01/2020
Principal (Elementary/Secondary)
Governor
Filled
01/01/2021
Public member.
Governor
Filled
01/01/2022
School District Human Resources Director
Governor
Filled
01/01/2020
Superintendent (2017 Appointment will be from Greater Minnesota)
Governor
Filled
01/01/2019
Teacher (Charter School)
Governor
Filled
01/01/2022
Teacher (outside seven-county metropolitan area)
Governor
Filled
01/01/2019
Teacher (related service category)
Governor
Filled
01/01/2021
Teacher (seven-county metropolitan area)
Governor
Posted
01/01/2021
Teacher (special education)
Governor
Filled
01/01/2020
Teacher (teacher preparation program)
Governor
Filled
01/01/2022