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3512.2700 HUMAN RELATIONS REQUIREMENT.

All applicants for licenses to be issued or renewed under authority of the board shall complete a training program containing human relations components. Persons holding life licenses are exempted from this requirement except in those instances where the person holding a life license seeks to be licensed, or to have a license renewed, in an area for which the person does not hold a life license. Persons from outside Minnesota who wish to be licensed must complete a human relations training program during the two-year period of the initial license. Components which constitute a human relations training program must be approved by the board.

Human relations components of programs which lead to licensure in education under authority of the board shall be approved upon submission of evidence:

A.

Showing that the human relations components have been developed with participation of members of various racial, cultural, disabled, and economic groups. Participation in planning shall be equitably distributed between men and women.

B.

Showing that the human relations components are planned to develop the ability of applicants to:

(1)

understand the contributions and life styles of the various racial, cultural, disabled, and economic groups in our society;

(2)

recognize and deal with dehumanizing biases, discrimination, prejudices, and institutional and personal racism and sexism;

(3)

create learning environments which contribute to the self-esteem of all persons and to positive interpersonal relations; and

(4)

respect human diversity and personal rights.

C.

Relating all of the areas enumerated in item B to specific competencies to be developed.

D.

Indicating means for assessment of competencies.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 125.05; L 1993 c 224 art 12 s 34; L 1996 c 412 art 9 s 14; L 2006 c 263 art 2 s 20

History:

L 1995 1Sp3 art 16 s 13; 21 SR 804; L 1998 c 397 art 11 s 3; L 1998 c 398 art 5 s 55; L 2003 c 130 s 12; L 2005 c 56 s 2; 33 SR 658

Published Electronically:

October 23, 2008