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Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL)

MTEL Tests Undergoing Redevelopment

Test development activities are underway through 2021 to update existing MTEL tests and develop a new MTEL test:

  • Digital Literacy/Computer Science (NEW test)—more info available in February 2021
  • Early Childhood—more info available in Spring 2020
  • Earth and Space Science—more info available in Spring 2020
  • Elementary Mathematics—more info available in February 2021
  • English
  • Foundations of Reading
  • General Curriculum—more info available in Spring 2020
  • General Science
  • History/Social Science—more info available in Spring 2020
  • Mathematics (secondary)
  • Middle School Humanities—more info available in Spring 2020
  • Middle School Mathematics
  • Middle School Mathematics/Science—more info available in Spring 2020
  • Physics—more info available in February 2021
  • Reading Specialist—more info available in Spring 2020
  • Technology/Engineering—more info available in February 2021

Updated draft test objectives are now available for select tests undergoing updating. Select the Test Info page to learn more.

The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Evaluation Systems group of Pearson are seeking currently licensed Massachusetts educators and Massachusetts educator preparation program faculty who wish to participate in test development activities for tests undergoing development. Get involved in test development activitiesOpens in a new window..