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Teacher Education Program Application

The School of Education professors formally admit teacher candidates February through April each year. Priority will be given to those candidates who have submitted their LiveText TEP Application before March 1, 2020. (Registration begins March 19, 2020 for FALL 2020).

A teacher candidate must make formal application for admission to the Teacher Education Program (TEP) if they are working toward licensure in any Education major. Admission to the TEP is a prerequisite for most 300 or 400 level Education methods courses.

All teacher candidates will submit their application with LiveText. If you have not previously purchased LiveText, you may do so by contacting the Barnes & Noble Campus Bookstore at 507.337.1450 or

LiveText Information

How to create a new TEP Application in LiveText 

Click this link to go to LiveText.

How to add a file to your TEP Application in LiveText

Instructions to download your ED 101 & SPED 290 evaluation in LiveText

TEP Instructions 

Teacher Education Program (TEP) Application  Information packet  *2020 information now posted*

TEP Required Forms 

Forms which will need to be submitted in LiveText are listed below. All forms are also accessible from your LiveText Application. *2020 forms posted below*

Welcome Flyer - updated 1.22.2019 *instructions to sign up for the Education Listserv*
ALL teacher candidates must sign up for the Education Listerv. 


Biographical Data Form

Essay Requirements & Rubric

Academic Faculty Reference Form

Education Faculty Reference Form

Teacher Education Readiness Inventory

Student Dispositions Self-Assessment Form

Verification of Experience with Children/Adolescents Form (minimum of 2 required)

Permissions and Understandings Form

Professional Dispositions Acceptance

Guidelines for Social Media Use Form

Minnesota NES Essential Academic Skills Test Scores & Acknowledgement statement

Minnesota NES Essential Academic Skills Test Registration Instructions 

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