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Subpart 1.

Scope of practice.

A career pathways teacher is authorized to teach students the skills and information necessary for a specific career where that career does not necessarily require a four-year degree and in which there are not board rules in place. Such careers include but are not limited to law enforcement, cosmetology, and park services.

Subp. 2.

Licensure requirements.

A candidate for licensure as a career pathways teacher must meet the requirements of this subpart.


The applicant must have one of the following:


five years of relevant work experience;


at least an associate's degree aligned to the career field; or


a professional certification aligned to the career field from an approved certifying organization.


The applicant must demonstrate the standards of effective practice for licensing beginning teachers under part 8710.2000 have been met.

Subp. 3.

License issuance and renewal.

A career pathways license shall be issued and renewed according to the rules of the Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board governing professional licensure.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 122A.09


43 SR 463

Published Electronically:

October 30, 2018

Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes