MAY. 1898. ^ »-
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Sustained by the State for the Trainingof Its Teachers,
COURSES OF STTJIDY.
1. An Advanced Course, extending through five years.
2. An Elementary Course, extending through three years.
( 1. Elementary Course, one year.
3. Graduate Courses \ 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 vears. 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. I he 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 C class
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
m 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 the
advantages ofthe school are FREE to those who pledge themselves to teach two years m the
public schools ofthe state.
BXFSHSB OP LIVIKQ IS YBRY MOE^R-ATK.
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 $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. EL. KLEEBERGER,
St. Clo-ud, Minn.