Grow Our Own – Teacher Dual Certification Program

Consider this exciting opportunity!

The Student Services – Grown Our Own Teacher Dual Certification Program is intended for general education classroom teachers who are pursuing a cross categorical special education certification and for cross categorical special education teachers who are pursuing bilingual certification in MMSD.  Selected candidates are eligible to receive a $1,000 per each 3 credit course taken.  There is no limit on the number of courses that can be reimbursed each semester.  The District shall provide tuition reimbursement to a participant after successful course completion.  Successful completion of a course shall be evidenced by a report from the school showing a passing grade of “B” or better.

Apply online at the Student Services website: under Grow Our Own.  Also, please see the Participation Agreement on-line.

If you have any questions about the program please contact Scott Zimmerman at or by phone at 663-8486.