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State formal School,
AT ST. CLOUD, MIHN.
Sustained by the State for the Training of Its Teachers.
COURSES O^ STTJDTT.
1. An Advanced Course, extending through four years.
2. An Elementary Course, extending through three years.
3. A Professional Course, extending through one year.
4. A Kindergarten Course extending through one year.
The Diploma of either course is a State Certificate of qualification of the First Grade, good for two
years. At the expiration of two years, the Diploma may be endorsed, making- it a certificate of qualification
of the first grade, good for five years if an Elementary diploma, or a Permanent Certificate if an Advanced diploma.
The demand for trained teachers greatly exceeds the supply. Graduates readily obtain positions in the
best schools at good salaries.
Graduates of High Schools and Colleges are admitted to the Professional Course without examination.
Applicants holding a second-grade county certificate are admitted to the C class without examination.
Applicants who do not hold a second-grade certificate must be fifteen years of age at their nearest birthday
and must pass a creditable examination in Orthography, Reading, Grammar and Language, the general
Geography of the world, and Arithmetic equivalent to the demands for a second-grade certificate in these
subjects. All the advantages of the school are FREE to those who pledge themselves to teach two years in
the public schools of the state.
EXPEHS^ OF XvIVHsTGr IS VERY MODBTIJLT:©.
Living at the Ladies Home, including furnished room, heat, light and table board, is $3.00 per week.
Board in private families may be had at reasonable rates and opportunities are offered for self-boarding in
clubs and otherwise.
Catalogues, giving full information, are mailed free to any address. Any questions will receive prompt
attention. Address the President,
St. Cloaid, Minn.