Educator Licensure Information

Welcome to the Educator Licensure Information web pages, which are designed to assist licensure candidates currently in our programs and our alumnae/alumni with the licensure application process.

Applying for your Massachusetts Educator License: What You Need to Know

Licensure Workshop Schedule and Workshop Slides

At the end of each semester, we hold workshops, by licensure groups, for new program completers applying for licensure.  Applying for licensure can be a tricky process and mistakes are not easily fixed. Please make every effort to attend at the scheduled time.  Individual meetings are not possible.

Sheltered English Immersion Endorsement: What You Need to Know

Applying for the SEI Endorsement

SEI Course for Licensed Teachers

Approved Licensure Actions by (Graduate) Degree

Approved Licensure Programs

Moving Out of State

If you completed an approved licensure program at FSU and are applying for a license in another state, please select the above link for instructions. Most states require some type of verification and have forms designed for this purpose.

Frequently Asked (Licensure) Questions

Massachusetts DESE ELAR Login

Uploading Documents to Your ELAR Account

Massachusetts DESE Regulations for Educator Licensure

Massachusetts Online Licensure Requirements Tool

Massachusetts DESE Licensure Renewal Guidelines

Educator Licensure and Placement Office

O'Connor Hall 125
Ms. Sandra Shaw, Director
Educator Placement and Licensure
Phone:   508 626 4573