The Teacher Mentorship & Retention Grant application form, request for proposals, and FAQ and are available on the PELSB website.

The timeline to apply for a Teacher Mentorship and Retention Grant for the 2021 fiscal year is:

  • Feb. 20:  Teacher mentorship information session will be held from 3-5 pm at the PELSB Board room, 1021 Bandana Blvd. E Suite 222., St Paul, MN 55108
  • Feb. 28: Prospective grant applicants must submit an Intent to Apply to PELSB Grant Manager Saba Teshome by email at
  • March 27: Teacher Mentorship and Retention Grant applications are due by 4:30 p.m.

PELSB is encouraging all interested districts, groups, and coalitions to consider applying for the Teacher Mentorship and Retention Grant.

Please contact Saba Teshome by email at with any questions.