Bemidji State University offers more than 20 teacher preparation programs. The Office of Teacher Education (OTE) coordinates with multiple academic departments in the delivery of these programs. OTE staff are available to answer questions related to advising, clinical experience, licensing, testing, and more.


Upcoming Events

Stay up-to-date with the latest professional development opportunities with our upcoming events.

The Diverse Texts Conference will feature keynote speakers, Nora Lester Murad and Shelley Breen, with breakout sessions led by National Education Association Global Fellows, local authors, librarians, and literacy leaders. Connect with other P-12 teachers and administrators and discover meaningful ways to integrate diverse texts in everyday instruction.

Date/Time: Tuesday, July 25, 2003, 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Location: Bemidji State University

What: Inspiring stories, diverse texts, and meaningful discussions around BOOKS! 

Registration is open!

Full-day conference: $35.00, includes breakfast and lunch.


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2023 Special Education Conference

We invite special educators, general educators, parents, para-professionals and related service professionals to attend the 2023 Special Education Conference. There is no fee to attend this conference, but registration is required. The title of this year’s conference is “Together We’re Better.”

Date/Time: Thursday, June 22, 2023, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: Memorial Hall, Bemidji State University

Register for the free Special Education Conference today!

For more information, please contact: Dr. Mim White at

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