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Grow Your Own

A pathway to earn your special education teaching license

Interested in becoming a licensed special education teacher while continuing your assignment with Osseo Area Schools? Be part of the movement with Osseo Area Schools Grow Your Own Pathway. Join North Hennepin Community College (NHCC) and St. Cloud State University (SCSU) to learn about their Special Education Teacher Licensing Partnership that is offered on the NHCC campus in Brooklyn Park!

Main Contact

Susan Hang
Recruitment & Retention Manager

Join Us for an Information Session

Please check back for details about 2021-2022 Grow Your Own information sessions. In the meantime, you can watch the information session recording from May 21, 2021, to learn more about the program. Presenters include Candice Bartelle, Assistant Director of Admissions & Outreach at North Hennepin Community College, and Mike Coonen, Associate Director of Transfer and Operations at St. Cloud State University.

Visit the NHCC/SCSU
Special Education Site

NHCC/SCSU Information Session (May 21, 2021)

ISD 279 Osseo Area Schools
Note:  The Grow your Own Special Education Pathway is only available to non-licensed staff under contracts with the Student Teaching Practicum or Similar Field Experience Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).