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Teacher Relicensure

2023 Relicensure Committee Open Meeting

The Relicensure Committee will be holding its Annual Open Meeting on Wednesday, March 29th from 2:00-4:00 pm. This is a time for Tier 3 and Tier 4 teachers to come and ask questions and get assistance with their paperwork in preparation for the renewal process.  You can stop in at UHG Room 108B or join the Virtual Meeting Option.

The Relicensure Committee is a volunteer committee that:

  • examines the educational experience documentation of teachers
  • verifies that the experiences are germane to the licensure area
  • determines that the teacher is eligible for license renewal
  • enters informational data into the MDE Licensing system
  • and upholds the Board of Teaching Laws.

The committee serves as an informational agent on licensure for the professional staff.

Duluth Relicensure Committee Members

Minnesota Teaching License Information


Submit paperwork to Human Resources

  • 4316 Rice Lake Rd, Duluth, MN 55811
  • Paperwork received after May 17, 2023 will be processed in September 2023.
  • * Beginning school year 2021 if it is your year to renew your paperwork is due January 1st.

Please consult the information posted on this page for answers to your questions.

Other questions from certified staff regarding the Relicensure process should be directed to Relicensure (

Please do not call. Include your file folder number on all correspondence.

Questions will be addressed ONLY at our monthly meetings and a response will be sent to you at that time.

  • Be sure all components and 125 clock hours for Tier 4 or 75 hours for Tier 3 and components are recorded at the MN Professional Educators Licensing and Standards Board BEFORE you apply for renewal.
  • Click the Component link for new PELSB requirements.
  • If you are requesting a component that was not granted on the CEU you must include a written description of the experience and how it met the component
  • Please submit your professional experiences and forms yearly. 
  • Please expect a turn around time for submitted paperwork to be approximately 2 to 4 months.
  • Due to the large volume of ISD 709 employees needing renewal, persons not currently employed by a Minnesota public school district must submit all paperwork before January 1 of the year their license expires.
  • Employees of other Minnesota school districts should submit their paperwork to the relicensure committee of their district. 
  • The Duluth committee does not process paperwork from employees of other Minnesota districts.

2022-2023 Meeting Dates 

  • September 21, 2022
  • October 19, 2021
  • November 16, 2022
  • December 14, 2022
  • January 11, 2023
  • February 8, 2023
  • March 8, 2023 
  • March 29, 2023 (open Meeting 2:00 - 4:00)
  • April 19, 2023
  • May 17, 2023