Teaching in Massachusetts
signing bonuses; certification; curriculum standards; tests
Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure
Includes downloadable registration form, sample test questions, and test objectives.
NOTE: Recruiters from several Massachusetts school districts have underscored the importance of teacher candidates reviewing and understanding the curriculum framework for their discipline(s) prior to an interview.
Massachusetts Educators Career Center
Created by the Mass Dept. of Education, this site allows MA school districts to advertise their openings for free. Job seekers can search for job openings and post a resume to their resume database. When we last looked at the site, over 130 openings were listed.
Massachusetts Institute for New Teachers
MINT is an alternative route to Initial certification designed for mid-career professionals, recent college graduates, and college seniors who aspire to teach at public middle or high schools, but don't have a traditional background in teacher preparation. MINT provides an accelerated certification process through an intensive seven-week training program.
- The New England Association for Employment in Education (NEAEE) will award $500 to a teacher who will begin his/her professional career in September.
- The intent of this award is to recognize and acknowledge the professional aspirations of an outstanding educator as well as to provide financial assistance to the new professional.
- Application deadline is in early February.