Office of Educator Licensure

Academic PreK-12 Forms, Guidelines, and Licensure Regulations


License and Endorsements: Application / How to Apply

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Create and Manage Your ELAR Profile
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How to Apply for a License in ELAR: A Step by Step Guide
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How to Apply for the SEI Endorsement in ELAR: A Step by Step Guide
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License/Endorsement Application: Hardcopy Submission

License and Endorsements: Supporting Documents

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How to Upload documents in ELAR: A Step by Step Guide
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Out-of-State Approved Program Verification Form
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Employment/Induction and Mentoring Verification Form
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Extension of Initial License Guide and Template
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Competency Review Guide and Form
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Structured Guidance & Suppport
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Internship Verification Template
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Commissioner's Determination Guide and Form
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Administrator Licenses: Guide and Form (Apprenticeship/Internship and Panel Review)
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School Social Worker/School Adjustment Counselor Panel Review: Guide and Internship Form
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12-Credit Option Verification Form
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Autism Endorsement
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Foreign Teacher Panel Guidelines
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Bilingual Education Endorsement: Demonstration of SMK Form

Verification of Higher Education Degree / Official Transcripts

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Foreign (non-U.S.) Coursework and/or Degree
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Recognized National accrediting organizations
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Official Transcripts/Degree Conferral: An Overview

Request for Licensure Updates/Hard Copy of License

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Request to Remove Idle Status Form
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How to Request a Hard Copy of Your License in ELAR: A Step By Step Guide
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Request for a Name Change Form
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Request for a Hard Copy of License Form
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Credit Card Authorization Form
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Educator License Change Request

Professional License Renewal Application / How to Renew

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Renewal of License Application
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How to Renew a License in ELAR: A Step by Step Guide

Professional License Renewal Support Documents

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Recertification/Renewal Guidelines
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Verification of Professional Development Plan: Form A
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License Renewal Activity Log Primary Area Form B-1
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License Renewal Activity Log Additional Area Form B-2
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Professional License Renewal: Audit FAQs

Regulations

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Summary of June 2017 Board Regulation Changes
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Regulations for Educator Licensure and Preparation Program Approval (603 CMR 7.00)
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SMK Requirements - Regulations v May 2, 2016
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Provisional License Validity Guidelines
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License Renewal Regulations (603 CMR 44.00)
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Vocational Technical Education Regulations (603 CMR 4.00)
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