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Board of School Administrators

Also known as:
Minnesota Board of School Administrators
Active dates:2001-

License school administrators. Review and approve preparation and alternative preparation (M.S. 122A.27) programs for school administrators. Establish rules concerning continuing education requirements and promote continual improvement and acquisition of new skills by school administrators. Establish a code of ethics for professional practice in the field. Hold a list of licensed school board administrators. Report progress to the legislature every year, starting in 2003, of programs preparing students for licensure. Summary of activities found in M.S. 122A.14.


The Minnesota Board of School Administrators (BOSA) was created by the Legislature in 2001 with support of Minnesota educational administration organizations. Nine Board members were appointed in August, 2001 and the first Board meeting was held in September, 2001. A tenth member was added to the Board in 2003 by the Legislature to represent Directors of Community Education.

Advisory to:

Ten members appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the Senate, including: one elementary school principal, one secondary school principal, one higher education faculty member in an education administration program, one school superintendent, one classroom teacher, one community education director and a special education director, and two members of the public, one of whom must be a present or former school board member.

Entries for this agency in the Annual Compilation and Statistical Report of Multi-Member Agencies Report: 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001.

Note: This report provides membership details as well as meeting information and a summary of the group's activities.

News clippings and documents. Agencies Notebook Collection, 2004-2016.
Record last updated: 10/29/2019

All information on this group from the Library’s collection of agency notebooks has been digitized. These materials are incorporated into the “documents/articles” section of the record. Please contact a librarian with any questions. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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