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Education Laws and Regulations

603 CMR 47.00
Licensure of Adult Basic Education Teachers and Preparation Program Approval

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47.01: Purpose and Authority

(1) Purpose. 603 CMR 47.00 is intended to accomplish the following objectives:

(a) provide a voluntary license for teachers of adult basic education;

(b) establish a minimum educational standard for licensed adult basic education teachers;

(c) define a foundation of subject matter knowledge requirements and professional standards for licensed teachers of adult basic education;

(d) prepare licensed adult basic educators to help all learners achieve their goals;

(e) provide a flexible system of licensure to encourage participation by prospective and experienced adult basic education teachers;

(f) establish a system of licensure that recognizes the skills and abilities of experienced adult basic education teachers;

(g) provide multiple routes to licensure; and,

(h) provide multiple ways to demonstrate proficiency in the standards.

(2) Authority. 603 CMR 47.00 is promulgated by the Board of Education pursuant to M.G.L. c. 69 § 1H.

Regulatory Authority:
603 CMR 47.00: M.G.L. c.69, § 1H.



Last Updated: November 24, 2004
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