How to become an educator in Massachusetts Office of Education?

How to become an educator in Massachusetts Office of Education?

If you would like to find a Massachusetts approved educator preparation program please visit the Teach Massachusetts: Ed Prep Programs website and click on the Search for Preparation Programs link. There are over 70 approved educator preparation programs in Massachusetts that will lead to an Initial and/or Professional licensure.

How does Massachusetts Department of elementary and secondary education work?

The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education collects a variety of data from schools and districts in the state, some of which is published as a School or District Profile. Directories, reports and people from individual organizations can also be found here. School and District Profiles

Do you need a MEPID number to become a teacher in Massachusetts?

All candidates registering to take the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL) are required to enter a MEPID (Massachusetts Education Personnel ID) number in order to register for a test. Before registering for the MTEL, you must know your MEPID number.

How old do you have to be to be a teacher in Massachusetts?

at age 55 with at least 10 years of teaching service, or at any age with a minimum of 20 years of teaching service. Benefits are calculated using age at the time of retirement, years of service, and the average of a teacher’s highest three consecutive years’ salaries. For more information, visit the Massachusetts Teachers’ Retirement System. .

Who are the members of the Massachusetts Teachers Retirement Board?

Jacqueline Gorrie and Dennis Naughton, the two MTA-endorsed candidates for seats on the Massachusetts Teachers’ Retirement Board, have been re-elected to serve for four more years. Naughton and Gorrie, both MTA/NEA Retired members, were chosen for the new terms in an election that closed on Dec. 10.

How to become a member of the Massachusetts Teachers Association?

If you’d like a paper application or have a question about membership criteria, contact MTA Retiree & Student Member Organizer Robert Whalen, 617-878-8206, or email him at [email protected]. Questions? Please call MTA Membership at 617-878-8118.

What to do when you retire as a teacher?

Stay involved in public education when you retire. Having done so much for your students and our schools as an active educator, we need your knowledge — and your voice. There are so many ways you can continue to participate as an MTA Retired member.

Why are MTA retired and Nea retired important?

Your membership in MTA Retired and NEA Retired gives you the ability to keep abreast of educational, political and legislative issues and to be directly involved in the shaping of education.