Education Laws and Regulations
603 CMR 44.00:
Educator License Renewal
|44.01: ||Purpose and Authority|
|44.04:||Approval of Professional Development Plans|
|44.05:||Provisions Applicable to Licenses Renewed Before July 1, 2016|
|44.06:||Provisions Applicable to Licenses Renewed On or After July 1, 2016|
|44.09:||Documentation and Recordkeeping|
|44.11:||Failure to Satisfy Renewal Requirements|
|44.12:||Hardship Waiver or Modification|
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44.01: Purpose and Authority
(1) Purpose. The Massachusetts license renewal system will enhance education through ongoing professional development for educators that meets high standards for quality. The license renewal system is carried out in the context of professional development for school improvement leading to increased student learning. The goal is for educators within a school and district to work together so that license renewal achieves educational goals for the individual, the school, and the district, in order to assist students in meeting state learning standards.
(2) Authority. 603 CMR 44.00 is promulgated by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education pursuant to M.G.L. c. 71, § 38G.
603 CMR 44.00: M.G.L. c. 71, §38G