This site is an extension of the Commission of Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing Minnesotan's Education webpage.
IMPORTANT NOTICE SEPTEMBER 19TH, 2011: DATE FOR ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING FOR DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING LICENSURE; Department of Education at the MN Dept. of Ed, Conf. Center A, Rooms 13-14, 1500 Highway 36 W, Roseville, MN.  The hearing is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a. . and is expected to continue until 2:00 p.m.  Deaf and Hard of Hearing Licensure will be considered as will Blind and Visually Impaired and a proposed General Special Education License.  Click here or scroll to the bottom to view the proposed changes.  http://tiny.cc/la8nx  
Thank you to the many individuals and organizations that made this website possible through offering content, editing, and feedback.  A special thanks to:
  • Dr. Susan Rose, University of Minnesota
  • Karen Balmer, Board of Teaching
  • Elizabeth Lincoln, MN Legislative Library
In addition, thank you to those who have been actively involved with the licensure process phases or technical writing: 
Ann Vaubel, Joan Breslin-Larson, Kathy Arnoldi, Kim Kause, Linda Mitchell, Mary Cashman-Bakken, Susan Rose, Billie Ward, Joyce Daugaard, Anna Paulson, Sally Prouty, Candace Lindow-Davies, Kathy Anderson, Cathy Lyle, Kitri Kyllo, Kim Kause, Clay Keller, Karen Balmer, Karen Kennedy, Eric Kloos, Carol Knicker, Erin Magnus, Lynn Stansberry Brusnahan, Jody Tschetter, Kathleen Wilder, and the many representatives from various organizations and associations throughout Minnesota.