The Minnesota Department of Education employs approximately 400 employees in its office in Minneapolis. Our employees serve a wide range of customers including 850,000 pre-K to grade 12 students and their parents/guardians; 339 school districts; 52,781 licensed teachers; 1,835 public schools; 82,000 adult learners participating in adult basic education; and 118,214 young children and their families participating in early learning programs.
The Department of Education is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The state of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply. View the agency's affirmative action plan below.