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Our high school partner teachers are integral members of the Concurrent Enrollment Program and the Saint Paul College community.

In order to teach in the Concurrent Enrollment Program (CEP), a high school instructor must complete an application and be approved by the college. CEP instructors must meet the college minimum credentials for faculty members. Credentials needed to teach courses in the Minnesota State system are determined at the system level.

  • Liberal Arts or General Education high school instructors must possess a Master’s degree in field (Math, English, Sociology, etc.) OR a Master’s degree in any field with 18 credits in the discipline of the course (Math, English, Sociology, etc.).
  • High school instructors who have a Master’s degree and are taking classes from an approved university to complete the 18 credits can teach concurrent enrollment classes, if they meet the following criteria:
    • 2021-2022: minimum Master’s + 15 grad credits
    • All high school instructors teaching CE courses with Saint Paul College must meet the credentials for their field by 2022, as ident​ified by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).
  • Career and Technical Education instructors must meet the faculty credentials set forth by Minnesota State’s joint faculty credentialing​ board. These criteria include appropriate education requirement, occupational experience requirement, and work recency. Review each credential field individually.
  • Search Cred​ential Field
  • Minn. State Board Policy 3.32 College Faculty Credentialing
  • Procedure 3.32.1 College Faculty Credentialing

Click here f​or Applicati​on Process & Application

Review our High School Teacher Partner Manual to help maximize your Concurrent Enrollment experience.​

If you are or have a high school instructor seeking to meet minimum faculty qualifications to teach Concurrent Enrollment, please visit Pathway to 18: Concurrent Enrollment Credentialing. MinnState has created an easy, one-stop-shop with everything you need to know about funding sources, what courses are offered, when they are offered, and how to get started.

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