RETELLThe Rethinking Equity and Teaching for English Language Learners (RETELL) initiative and the Sheltered English Immersion Endorsement courses began in selected districts in the spring of 2013. There have been considerable questions about this initiative. To address questions and concerns, the MTA has created a series of advisories to explain the requirements for teachers and districts.

Information will be updated as it becomes available.If you have additional questions, please contact Beth Shevlin at or the RETELL team at the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education at

MTA RETELL Advisories

Department of Education Documents

MTA in Action

Deeper Dive