Welcome to the Cultural Competency Course. This course is certified by the MN Professional Licensing Standards Board (PELSB) and will cover all of the materials and requirements to meet the MN requirements for re-licensure (see below). There are 8 modules that include various media and discussions that will guide your learning. To earn your CEU you will complete a Guide to Cultural Competency Final Project in Module 8. Thank you for choosing Sankore Consulting as your Cultural Competency provider.
MINNESOTA ADMINISTRATIVE RULES
8710.0310 DEFINITIONS AND GENERAL RULES FOR TEACHING LICENSES
Subpart 1.D. “Cultural competency training” means a training program that promotes self-reflection and discussion including but not limited to all of the following topics: racial, cultural, and socioeconomic groups; American Indian and Alaskan native students; religion; systemic racism; gender identity, including transgender students; sexual orientation; language diversity; and individuals with disabilities and mental health concerns. Training programs must be designed to deepen teachers’ understanding of their own frames of reference, the potential bias in these frames, and their impact on expectations for and relationships with students, students’ families, and the school communities, consistent with part 8710.2000, subpart 4,
and Minnesota Statutes, section 120B.30, subdivision 1, paragraph (q).