College of Education & Human Development at the University of Minnesota (CEHD)

Description:  The mission of the University of Minnesota College of Education and Human Development is to contribute to a just and sustainable future through engagement with the local and global communities to enhance human learning and development at all stages of the life span. Programming advances research, teaching, and community engagement to increase opportunities for

Minneapolis Special Education Teacher Residency

Description:  The Minneapolis Special Education Teacher Residency (MSTR) is a pathway to licensure that will prepare highly effective and diverse special education teachers who will create increased opportunities for students receiving special education services in Minneapolis Public Schools. — Contact: Channing Jones Email:

SPPS Urban Teacher Residency

Description:  Residents in the Saint Paul Urban Teacher Residency (SUTR) program earn their teaching license and master’s degree in 15 months while co-teaching with an experienced teacher for one academic year. SUTR residents take courses at the University of St. Thomas during the summer and one day a week during the academic school year in

Reading and Math Inc

Description:  Minnesota Reading/Math Corps seeks to close the achievement gap by training tutors to help children who are facing difficulties in reading or math.  Focusing on one-on-one instruction, Minnesota Reading/Math Corps delivers individualized lessons and a data-driven approach to boost the reading and math skills of children from Pre-K through 8th grade.  — Contact: Alison

Equity Alliance MN

Description: The mission of Equity Alliance MN is to help educational institutions develop equitable learning systems and narrow the gap in opportunity, achievement, expectations, and resources for every student and staff member through teaching, learning, and community engagement. Contact: Regina Seabrook  Email: Learn more at:

Generation Next

Description: Generation Next is a coalition of civic, business, and education leaders from across Minneapolis and Saint Paul dedicated to closing achievement and opportunity gaps. Using the three strategic levers of funding, policy, and practice, Generation Next implements a collective impact model to increase achievement for all students.  Their mission is to harness the community’s


Description: PELSB is the licensure board for the Greater Minnesota Area. The organization works to help individuals who are interested in becoming teachers, and those who are currently teachers find the best ways for them to receive a license in the new Tiered system. They also do data research and presentations on said research on