■« ■* DECEMBER, 1897". *- »*
§¥/4?I MHMAL SCHOOL,
JLT ST. CIvOXJD, MINN.
Sustained by the State for the Training of Its Teachers.
COURSES O^ SfTJXDY.
1. An Advanced Course, extending through five years.
2. An Elementary Course, extending through three years,
!1. Elementary Course, one year.
2. Advan©ed Course, two years.
3. Kindergarten Course, 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 in Minnesota greatly exceeds the supply. The best ot
the graduates readily obtain positions at good salaries.
Graduates of High Schools and Colleges are admitted to the Graduate Courses without
examination. Applicants holding a second-grade county certificate are admitted to the Cclass
without examination. Applicants who do not hold a second-grade certificate must be fifteen
years of age at their nearest birthday, and to be admitted 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 m these subjects. All tne
advantages of the school are FREE to those who pledge themselves to teach two years la the
public schools of the state.
bxpshse o:f liyihg is very m:oe>kr.jltb.
Living at the Ladies' Home, including furnished room, heat, light and table board, is $3.50
per week. Board in private families may be had at rates ranging from $2.50 to f 4 per week.
Excellent opportunities are offered for self-boarding. .
Catalogues, giving full information, are mailed free to any address. Any questions will
receive prompt attention. Address the President,
GEO. KL. KLEEBERGER,
St. Clo-ud, Minn.