The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) has released the details for the Grow Your Own teacher grant program for both paraprofessionals and secondary students.

  • Pathway 1 funds are for paraprofessionals to pursue teacher licensure.
  • Pathway 2 funds are for programming for secondary students to explore teaching careers.

The following details are available on the Competitive Grant Opportunities webpage:

  • Grant instructions
  • Grant application
  • Budget documentation
  • A list of the Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board-approved nonconventional teacher training residency programs

For further information, contact Tyler Livingston.