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Bethel University Library


Minnesota Teacher Licensure Examination

Beginning in September 2010, the Minnesota Teacher Licensure Examinations will be the sole means of assessing the basic skills, pedagogical, and content-area knowledge of Minnesota K–12 teacher candidates. All candidates for an initial license will be required to pass the MTLE basic skills test as well as pedagogy and content-area tests.

Basic Skills Testlaptop with stack of books


Pedagogy Tests

Early Childhood (Birth to Grade 3)

Elementary (Grades K-6)

Secondary (Grades 5-12)


Preparation Materials Information for all tests

Prep Materials

Preparation materials are available for all tests. There are sample questions available for free as well as practice tests on a fee basis.

Bethel University Library has prep. materials in the Reference Collection for you to use. They can be checked out for 7 days:

Test Dates and Sites

Info about testing dates and locations is available!

There are computer based tests:

Dates and Locations

There are paper based tests:

Dates and Locations