• Educators, including teachers, support personnel, and administrators are required to hold a license issued by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in order to be eligible to teach in Massachusetts Public Schools.

  • Click on the name of each licensure category above to learn more about the types of licenses that make up each category as well as the general requirements of those licenses.

    To find out the specific requirements of the license that you wish to apply for, please use our Licensure Requirements Tool located in the Online Services module.