Recertification is required for all educators who have a Standard Certificate.
There have been many significant changes in the regulations governing the recertification process, including:
- Supervisors must approve Individual Professional Development Plans (IPDPs)
- Certificates issued after Dec. 1, 1999, require 150 Professional Development Points (PDPs)
- Impact of individual certificate holders depends on the date standard certificate was originally issued.
To assist members in understanding the complex recertification process, MTA has developed this tool:
From the Massachusetts Dept. of Education:
Massachusetts Dept. of Education Recertification applications: