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Minnesota Student Teacher Grants: Designated Teacher Shortage Areas


 

Designated teacher shortage areas are a licensure areas that are identified by the Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board in coordination with the commissioner using data collected for the teacher supply and demand report under MN Statute 122A.091, subdivision 5. Only licensure areas within the following fields may be identified as a license shortage area:

  1. English as a second language;
  2. Early childhood;
  3. Special education;
  4. Career and technical education;
  5. Science, technology, engineering, arts, and math, and
  6. World languages

For 2021, the teacher shortage areas identified are:

Licensure Area

License Code

ACADEMIC AND BEHAVIORAL STRATEGIST

199810

ACCOUNTING 140100

140100

AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION

10100

AMERICAN INDIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

150110

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE

60200

ARABIC

60201

AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS

190202

AUTO MECHANICS

170302

BANKING & FINANCE

140120

BILINGUAL/BICULTURAL EDUCATION

60301

BLIND OR VISUALLY IMPAIRED

190498

BUSINESS

140050

BUSINESS

140000

BUSINESS ED - SECRETARIAL

140700

CHEMISTRY

130301

CHINESE

60203

COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY CAREERS

300000

COMMUNICATIONS/MEDIA OCCUPATIONS

171515

TEACHERS OF COMPUTER, KEYBOARDING, AND RELATED TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS

149999

CONSTRUCTION CAREERS

300100

COSMETOLOGY

92602

CREATIVE DESIGN CAREERS

300400

DAKOTA

60222

DANCE

50800

DANCE AND THEATRE

50700

DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING

190497

DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

199800

EARLY CHILDHOOD CAREERS

300500

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

180150

EARLY CHILDHOOD SPECIAL EDUCATION

190500

EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE

130400

EMOTIONAL BEHAVIOR DISORDERS

190200

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE

60206

FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES

90100

GEN SEC/CLERICAL OCC WI SHORTHAND

140730

GERMAN

60209

HEBREW

60212

HISTORY

150800

HMONG 060400HOME ECONOMICS

90000

HOSPITALITY SERVICE CAREERS

300600

INSTRUMENTAL (BAND/ORCHESTRA) AND CLASSROOM MUSIC

120500

JAPANESE

60214

KOREAN

60401

LATIN

60105

LAW ENFORCEMENT

92603

LIFE SCIENCES

130200

MANUFACTURING CAREERS

300200

MEDICAL CAREERS

300300

MILD TO MODERATE MENTALLY HANDICAPPED

199801

MODEL OFFICE

140505

MODERATE TO SEVERE MENTALLY HANDICAPPED

199802

OJIBWE

60221

ORAL/AURAL DEAF EDUCATION

190490

PHYSICAL SCIENCES: PHYSICS & CHEM

130300

PHYSICS

130302

PRE KINDERGARTEN ASSOCIATE

180104

SCIENCE 5-8

130600

SCIENCE 5-8

130601

SCIENCE 5-9

130500

SOMALI

60402

SPANISH

60219

SPEECH & THEATRE ARTS

50575

TEACHER/COORDINATOR WORK BASED LRNG

160000

TEACHER-COORD AG CO-OP PROG/NONFARM

19090

TEACHER-COORD TRADE & INDUS CO-OP PR

179090

TECHNOLOGY

100100

THEATRE ARTS

50600

TRANSPORTATION CAREERS

300700

VISUAL ARTS

20000

VOCAL AND CLASSROOM MUSIC

120400