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PRIORITY APPLICATION DEADLINE IS APPROACHING

APPLY BY JULY 29 & TAKE THE NES TEST BY JULY 28 TO BE EMPLOYED AS A TIER 1 OR TIER 2 TEACHER
Application Deadlines Extended


PLEASE NOTE: APPLYING IS A TWO-STEP PROCESS.
You must complete the Cohort Application first and then the University of St. Thomas Application.


COHORT APPLICATION DEADLINES
PRIORITY - MONDAY, JULY 29
Priority applications are for individuals to be hired initially as Tier 1 or Tier 2 teachers by their district while enrolled in the program.
REGULAR - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29
Regular applications are for individuals to be hired initially as paraprofessionals by their district while enrolled in the program.

Following submission of the Cohort application, you will be prompted to begin the University of St. Thomas application.


This Cohort Application is due to Jennifer Bock at SouthWest Metro Intermediate District 288. Please submit this application and all attachments as .PDFs to workandlearn@swmetro.k12.mn.us.



In addition to the Cohort Application, you must also submit a copy of your official transcript showing that you earned a Bachelor’s Degree and GPA. A 2.75 GPA or higher is required for entry into the program and a 3.0 GPA or higher is preferred.

You must also have registered for the NES test or have earned the minimum scores for the ACT + Writing.

Upon receipt of the Cohort Application, you will be prompted to submit an official application to the graduate program. Instructions are provided below.

Please have your district's Special Education Administrator complete and submit a District Endorsement letter on your behalf to workandlearn@swmetro.k12.mn.us.



LEARN MORE ABOUT THE NES TEST



For questions or assistance with the Cohort Application, contact
JENNIFER BOCK  |  SWMETRO COMMUNICATIONS
(952) 567-8116  |  workandlearn@swmetro.k12.mn.us