Be an Educator

Certification and Licensure Help

  • Routes to Certification is an illustrated representation of the various paths open to educators looking to teach in Massachusetts.
  • Information about Elementary and Middle School Generalist licenses is here.
  • The Massachusetts Educator's Licensure Application Package is available from the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education's website. A list of DESE phone, in-person and online contacts for licensure questions and problems is posted here.