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Our Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL) workshops and courses cover practice questions, test-taking strategies, some content, and resources for individual study to Lesley students and alumni, current Lesley applicants, and the general public, usually 3 times per year.

All workshops will be held remotely. Most workshops will be synchronous, meaning you must attend during the specified hours. The English as a Second Language workshop is asynchronous.

See below for how to register for a workshop.

Check out our MTEL Study Resources.

Workshop Schedule

Spring 2024 MTEL workshops are available to Lesley students and alumni only. Please email the Certification Office to receive instructions for registering: cert_off@lesley.edu.

  • Communication and Literacy-Writing: LMTEL 5101

    Dates & Times

    Friday, March 8, 2024 at 5:00 – 8:00 pm
    Sunday, March 10, 2024 at 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Friday, March 15, 2024 at 5:00 – 7:00 pm

    Spring 2024 MTEL workshops are available to Lesley students and alumni only. Please email the Certification Office to receive instructions for registering: cert_off@lesley.edu.

    Cost

    Free for Lesley students, current applicants, and alumni; $200 for the general public.

    Support

    If you are a Lesley student seeking individual support for the Communication and Literacy Reading and/or Writing MTELs, please contact Adam Mooney (amooney2@lesley.edu) at our Center for Academic Achievement.

  • Communication and Literacy-Reading: LMTEL 5100

    Dates & Times

    Thursday, March 21, 2024 at 5:00 – 8:00 pm
    Thursday, March 28, 2024 at 5:00 – 8:00 pm
    Thursday, April 4, 2024 at 5:00 – 7:00 pm

    Spring 2024 MTEL workshops are available to Lesley students and alumni only. Please email the Certification Office to receive instructions for registering: cert_off@lesley.edu.

    Cost

    Free for Lesley students, current applicants, and alumni; $175 for the general public.

    Support

    If you are a Lesley student seeking individual support for the Communication and Literacy Reading and/or Writing MTELs, please contact Adam Mooney (amooney2@lesley.edu) at our Center for Academic Achievement.

  • General Curriculum: Social Science & ELA Workshop: LMTEL 5200

    Dates & Times

    Friday, April 5, 2024 at 5:00 – 8:00 pm
    Friday, April 12, 2024 at 5:00 – 8:00 pm

    Spring 2024 MTEL workshops are available to Lesley students and alumni only. Please email the Certification Office to receive instructions for registering: cert_off@lesley.edu.

    Cost

    Free for Lesley students, current applicants, and alumni; $150 for the general public.

  • Math General Curriculum

    Prepare for the Math subtest of General Curriculum (GC):

    • Online Math Diagnostic EDIAG 5000 is similar to the GC Math subtest, and results can help determine the next steps for preparation. Diagnostic is a co-requisite for course and workshop. Lesley students and alumni can register for and take the diagnostic at no charge without registering for the workshop or course. Lesley students in Elementary Education, Moderate Disabilities, or Severe Disabilities programs are strongly advised to take the diagnostic during their first semester at Lesley to have enough time to prepare for the subtest.  
    • An intensive, 36-hour course, LMTEL 6600, open to Lesley students (and others as space permits). Cost: $375 Lesley affiliates; $500 general public.
    • A 4-session weekend workshop, LMTEL 5600, open to Lesley students, current applicants, alumni, and the general public. Cost: $100 for Lesley students and alumni; $325 general public.
  • Math General Curriculum Workshop: LMTEL 5600

    Dates & Times

    General Curriculum Math MTEL support is available to Lesley students and alumni by appointment. Please contact MTEL Math Specialist Steve Yurek at syurek@lesley.edu.

    Description

    LMTEL 5600 is a 4-session (total of 18 hours) workshop that covers Number Sense; Geometry and Measurement; Probability, Data, and Statistics; Patterns, Relations and Algebra; and open-response questions. Includes an online math diagnostic and online support between workshops. Limited to 40 attendees, first-come, first-served.

    Cost

    $100 for Lesley students and alumni; $325 for the general public. EDIAG 5000 is the diagnostic portion, which is included.


    Please note that the General Curriculum MTEL was recently revised and reconfigured. Please see the MTEL website for more information.

    There are two MTEL workshops aligned to the General Curriculum: Mathematics, Science and Technology/Engineering (278):

    • LMTEL 5600 General Curriculum: Math
    • LMTEL 5601 General Curriculum: Science and Technology/Engineering Workshop
  • Foundations of Reading: LMTEL 5400

    Dates & Times

    Thursday, April 11, 2024 at 5:00 – 8:00 pm
    Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 5:00 – 8:00 pm

    Spring 2024 MTEL workshops are available to Lesley students and alumni only. Please email the Certification Office to receive instructions for registering: cert_off@lesley.edu.

    Description

    Prerequisite: A course in literacy
    All workshop registrants will be co-registered in an online Phonics Diagnostic, EDIAG 5100. This tool covers knowledge of phonics and phonics instruction required for passing the Foundations of Reading MTEL, and is designed to help students determine whether, and in what phonics areas, they may need additional work. 

    Cost

    Free for Lesley students and alumni; $150 for the general public.

  • Early Childhood Education: LMTEL 5300

    Dates & Times

    Spring/Summer 2024 MTEL Workshop Schedule is coming soon!

    Spring 2024 MTEL workshops are available to Lesley students and alumni only. Please email the Certification Office to receive instructions for registering: cert_off@lesley.edu.

    Description

    This workshop covers strategies for taking the test, along with an overview of test content and outline structures for the open response questions. 

    Cost

    Free for Lesley students, current applicants, and alumni; $125 for the general public.

  • English as a Second Language: LMTEL 5800

    Dates & Times

    Spring/Summer 2024 MTEL Workshop Schedule is coming soon!

    Spring 2024 MTEL workshops are available to Lesley students and alumni only. Please email the Certification Office to receive instructions for registering: cert_off@lesley.edu.

    Description

    This intensive five-week online workshop offers a review of ESL test content, with strategies for multiple choice and open responses. Study strategies will cover each of the test objectives, including linguistics and sociolinguistics, language acquisition, knowledge of ESL instructional approaches, teaching in the 4 domains, and assessment for English language learners. This is not an SEI (Sheltered English Immersion) prep workshop.

    Previous coursework strongly recommended prior to the workshop:

    • Theories of Language Acquisition
    • ESL Instructional Approaches for Oral Language, Reading and Writing
    • Sociolinguistics
    • and Assessment for ELLs


    You should also have familiarity with WIDA and TESOL standards.

    This workshop is a review of the information required for the test and does not replace essential coursework. 

    Cost

    $100 for Lesley students and alumni; $325 for the general public.

  • Reading Specialist Workshop: LMTEL 5500

    Dates & Times

    Tuesday, March 26, 2024 at 6:00 – 8:00 pm
    Tuesday, April 2, 2024 at 6:00 – 8:00 pm

    Spring 2024 MTEL workshops are available to Lesley students and alumni only. Please email the Certification Office to receive instructions for registering: cert_off@lesley.edu.

    Cost

    Free for Lesley students, current applicants, and alumni; $125 for the general public.

  • General Curriculum: Science & Technology/Engineering Workshop: LMTEL 5601

    Dates & Times

    Friday, March 22, 2024 at 5:00 – 7:00 pm
    Friday, March 29, 2024 at 5:00 – 7:00 pm

    Spring 2024 MTEL workshops are available to Lesley students and alumni only. Please email the Certification Office to receive instructions for registering: cert_off@lesley.edu.

    Cost

    Free for Lesley students, current applicants, and alumni; $125 for the general public.


    Please note that the General Curriculum MTEL was recently revised and reconfigured. Please see the MTEL website for more information.

    There are two MTEL workshops aligned to the General Curriculum: Mathematics, Science and Technology/Engineering (278):

    • LMTEL 5600 General Curriculum: Math
    • LMTEL 5601 General Curriculum: Science and Technology/Engineering Workshop

How to Register

Spring 2024 MTEL workshops are available to Lesley students and alumni only. Please email the Certification Office to receive instructions for registering: cert_off@lesley.edu.


List of Massachusetts test dates. 

Contact the Certification Office

Although we try to ensure certification information is accurate and complete, contents are subject to change.