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PreK-12 Master of Education, Licensure, and Certificate Programs

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How to Become a Licensed Massachusetts Teacher

How to Become a Licensed Massachusetts Educator

Need an overview of what types of educator licenses are required in Massachusetts and what you must have or do to get them? See How to Become (and Remain) a Licensed Educator in Massachusetts for information on the various types of license and what programs Lesley offers to get you to your desired license category.

Professional Standards for Teachers

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has developed professional standards for teachers (PSTs) that align with the Massachusetts Educator Evaluation Framework, and that we have used in designing programs that will prepare our candidates with the knowledge and skills necessary to be effective as educators. Learn more about the professional standards and indicators.

Information Meetings for Off-Campus Graduate Education Programs

Off Campus Information Sessions
We offer select graduate education programs in a weekend format (one weekend a month) or one evening a week at off-campus locations in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine.  RSVP for an information meeting »