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Subpart 1.

Scope of practice.

A teacher with a preprimary endorsement license is authorized to teach preprimary students age three through prekindergarten.

Subp. 2.

Licensure requirements.

A candidate for licensure to teach preprimary students shall:


hold a baccalaureate degree from a college or university that is accredited by the regional association for the accreditation of colleges and secondary schools;


demonstrate the standards for effective practice for beginning teachers under part 8710.2000; and


hold or qualify for licensure in elementary education for kindergarten through grade six under part 8710.3200.

Subp. 3.

Subject matter standards.

A teacher of preprimary education valid for teaching preprimary students age three through prekindergarten must meet the standards in part 8710.3000, subpart 3, items A (preprimary only), C, J, K, L, and M (preprimary only).

Subp. 4.

Professional license.

A professional license shall be issued and renewed according to this chapter.

Subp. 5.

Effective date.

The requirements of this part for licensure as a teacher of preprimary education for age three through prekindergarten are effective on September 1, 2010, and thereafter.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 122A.09


34 SR 595

Published Electronically:

November 19, 2009

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