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Teacher Residency Programs

Work in a K-12 classroom while studying for your Master of Education degree and Initial license.

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Students Learn How to Teach by Teaching


The Collaborative Program immerses students in a partnership school and classroom setting for a full year, combining experience with advanced study to produce exceptionally well prepared educators.

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 Preliminary, Initial, and Professional licenses, as well as what programs Lesley offers to get you to your desired license category.