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Minnesota Teacher Candidate Grant: Designated Teacher Shortage Areas


 

Designated teacher shortage areas are identified by the Professional Educators Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB) on an annual basis. Teacher shortage areas can be a statewide teacher license field, an economic development region within the state, or a teacher license field within an economic development region. All teacher shortage areas are identified by the PELSB. For 2018, the teacher shortage areas identified are:

Economic Development Region Shortage Areas (Map)

  • Region 1 - Northwest
  • Region 2 - Headwaters
  • Region 3 - Arrowhead
  • Region 8 - Southwest

Statewide License Fields Shortage Areas

  • Academic and Behavioral Strategist
  • Agricultural Education
  • American Indian Language and Culture
  • American Sign Language
  • Arabic
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Bilingual/Bicultural Education
  • Blind or Visually Impaired
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese
  • Communication Arts/Literature
  • Communication Technology Careers
  • Construction Careers
  • Creative Design Careers
  • Dakota
  • Dance
  • Dance and Theatre
  • Deaf or Hard of Hearing
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Developmental/ Adapted Physical Education
  • Driver Education
  • Early Childhood Careers
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Early Childhood Special Education
  • Earth and Space Science/ Earth Science
  • Elementary Education
  • Emotional Behavior Disorders
  • English as a Second Language
  • English\Language Arts
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Health Education
  • Hebrew
  • Hmong
  • Hospitality Service Careers
  • Instrumental (Band/Orchestra) and Classroom Music
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Latin
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Library Media Specialist
  • Life Sciences
  • Manufacturing Careers
  • Mathematics
  • Medical Careers
  • Mild to Moderate Mentally Handicapped
  • Moderate to Severe Mentally Handicapped
  • Norwegian
  • Ojibwa
  • Oral/Aural Deaf Education
  • Parent and Family Education
  • Physical and Health Disabilities
  • Physical Education
  • Physical Sciences: Physics & Chem
  • Physics
  • Polish
  • Pre-Primary
  • Reading
  • Reading Leader
  • Russian
  • Science 5-8 (130600)
  • Science 5-8 (130601)
  • Science 5-9
  • Social Studies -All-
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Teacher/Coordinator Work Based Learning
  • "Teachers of Computer, Keyboarding, and Related Technology Applications"
  • Technology
  • Theatre Arts
  • Transportation Careers
  • Visual Arts
  • Vocal and Classroom Music

License Field Shortage Areas within each Economic Development Region

EDA 1
Field
License Code
Academic and Behavioral Strategist 199810
Autism Spectrum Disorders 190202
Business 140050
Construction Careers 300100
Development Disabilities 199800
Emotional Behavior Disorders 190200
English as a Second Language 060206
Family and Consumer Sciences 090100
Learning Disabilities 190201
Mild to Moderate Mentally Handicapped 199801
Moderate to Severe Mentally Handicapped 199802
Science 5-8 (130600) 130600
Science 5-8 (130601) 130601
Science 5-9 130500
Technology 100100
   
EDA 2
Field
License Code
Autism Spectrum Disorders 190202
Communication Arts and Literature 050100
Early Childhood Special Education 190500
Emotional Behavior Disorders 190200
Learning Disabilities 190201
Visual Arts 020000
   
EDA 3
Field
License Code
Academic and Behavioral Strategist 199810
Autism Spectrum Disorders 190202
Business 140050
Construction Careers 300100
Development Disabilities 199800
Early Childhood Education 180150
Early Childhood Special Education 190500
Elementary Education 180100
Emotional Behavior Disorders 190200
Family and Consumer Sciences 090100
Health Education 080100
Learning Disabilities 190201
Mathematics 110000
Mild to Moderate Mentally Handicapped 199801
Moderate to Severe Mentally Handicapped 199802
Science 5-8 (130600) 130600
Science 5-8 (130601) 130601
Science 5-9 130500
Spanish 060219
   
EDA 4
Field
License Code
Academic and Behavioral Strategist 199810
Communication Arts and Literature 050100
Developmental/ Adapted Physical Education 190302
Early Childhood Special Education 190500
Elementary Education 180100
Emotional Behavior Disorders 190200
English as a Second Language 060206
English\Language Arts 050000
Learning Disabilities 190201
Physical Education 080300
Reading 050196
Spanish 060219
   
EDA 5
Field
License Code
Academic and Behavioral Strategist 199810
Development Disabilities 199800
Early Childhood Education 180150
Early Childhood Special Education 190500
Elementary Education 180100
Emotional Behavior Disorders 190200
Learning Disabilities 190201
Mild to Moderate Mentally Handicapped 199801
Moderate to Severe Mentally Handicapped 199802
Parent and Family Education 180401
   
EDA 6E
Field
License Code
Academic and Behavioral Strategist 199810
Autism Spectrum Disorders 190202
Chemistry 130301
Developmental/ Adapted Physical Education 190302
Early Childhood Special Education 190500
Emotional Behavior Disorders 190200
English as a Second Language 060206
Physical Education 080300
Physical Sciences: Physics & Chem 130300
   
EDA 6W
Field
License Code
Communication Arts and Literature 050100
English\Language Arts 050000
   
EDA 7E
Field
License Code
Academic and Behavioral Strategist 199810
Autism Spectrum Disorders 190202
Business 140050
Construction Careers 300100
Development Disabilities 199800
Developmental/ Adapted Physical Education 190302
Early Childhood Special Education 190500
Elementary Education 180100
Emotional Behavior Disorders 190200
Family and Consumer Sciences 090100
Learning Disabilities 190201
Mild to Moderate Mentally Handicapped 199801
Moderate to Severe Mentally Handicapped 199802
Teacher/Coordinator Work Based Learning 160000
   
EDA 7W
Field
License Code
Academic and Behavioral Strategist 199810
Autism Spectrum Disorders 190202
Business 140050
Chemistry 130301
Communication Arts and Literature 050100
Construction Careers 300100
Development Disabilities 199800
Elementary Education 180100
Emotional Behavior Disorders 190200
English as a Second Language 060206
English\Language Arts 050000
Family and Consumer Sciences 090100
Learning Disabilities 190201
Mild to Moderate Mentally Handicapped 199801
Moderate to Severe Mentally Handicapped 199802
Physical Sciences: Physics & Chem 130300
Science 5-8 (130600) 130600
Science 5-8 (130601) 130601
Science 5-9 130500
Teachers of Computer, Keyboarding, and Related Technology Applications 149999
Transportation Careers 300700
Visual Arts 020000
   
EDA 8
Field
License Code
Academic and Behavioral Strategist 199810
Autism Spectrum Disorders 190202
Communication Arts and Literature 050100
Development Disabilities 199800
Developmental/ Adapted Physical Education 190302
Early Childhood Special Education 190500
Elementary Education 180100
Emotional Behavior Disorders 190200
English as a Second Language 060206
English\Language Arts 050000
Family and Consumer Sciences 090100
Learning Disabilities 190201
Life Sciences 130200
Mathematics 110000
Medical Careers 300300
Mild to Moderate Mentally Handicapped 199801
Moderate to Severe Mentally Handicapped 199802
Science 5-8 (130600) 130600
Science 5-8 (130601) 130601
Science 5-9 130500
Social Studies 150000
   
EDA 9
Field
License Code
Academic and Behavioral Strategist 199810
Autism Spectrum Disorders 190202
Chemistry 130301
Construction Careers 300100
Development Disabilities 199800
Developmental/ Adapted Physical Education 190302
Early Childhood Special Education 190500
Emotional Behavior Disorders 190200
English as a Second Language 060206
Learning Disabilities 190201
Mathematics 110000
Medical Careers 300300
Mild to Moderate Mentally Handicapped 199801
Moderate to Severe Mentally Handicapped 199802
Parent and Family Education 180401
Physical Sciences: Physics & Chem 130300
Physics 130302
Science 5-8 (130600) 130600
Science 5-8 (130601) 130601
Science 5-9 130500
Spanish 060219
Visual Arts 020000
   
EDA 10
Field
License Code
Academic and Behavioral Strategist 199810
Autism Spectrum Disorders 190202
Business 140050
Communication Arts and Literature 050100
Deaf or Hard of Hearing 190497
Development Disabilities 199800
Developmental/ Adapted Physical Education 190302
Early Childhood Special Education 190500
Elementary Education 180100
Emotional Behavior Disorders 190200
English as a Second Language 060206
English\Language Arts 050000
Family and Consumer Sciences 090100
Health Education 080100
Learning Disabilities 190201
Mathematics 110000
Mild to Moderate Mentally Handicapped 199801
Moderate to Severe Mentally Handicapped 199802
Oral/Aural Deaf Education 190490
Physical Sciences: Physics & Chem 130300
Physics 130302
Science 5-8 (130600) 130600
Science 5-8 (130601) 130601
Science 5-9 130500
Visual Arts 020000
   
EDA 11
Field
License Code
Academic and Behavioral Strategist 199810
Autism Spectrum Disorders 190202
Communication Arts and Literature 050100
Dance 050800
Development Disabilities 199800
Early Childhood Special Education 190500
Elementary Education 180100
Emotional Behavior Disorders 190200
English as a Second Language 060206
English\Language Arts 050000
Learning Disabilities 190201
Mathematics 110000
Mild to Moderate Mentally Handicapped 199801
Moderate to Severe Mentally Handicapped 199802
Science 5-8 (130600) 130600
Science 5-8 (130601) 130601
Science 5-9 130500
Social Studies 150000
Spanish 060219
Visual Arts 020000