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Security Portal | MassEdu Gateway
Special Education Appeals
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About the MTEL
Test Results by Administration
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Validity and Reliabilty Summary
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Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL)
Frequently Asked Questions
Table of Contents
What tests am I required to take for a Massachusetts educator license?
Do I have to take the tests before I apply for a license?
Do I have to apply separately for my license?
If I apply for licensure in Massachusetts after having prepared in another state, do I have to take the tests?
Am I required to pass a test more than once?
Are alternative testing arrangements provided?
Do I need a social security number to register for the tests?
What if I don't pass?
Can I appeal my test scores?
Is there any way to have the test requirement waived?
How can I get a copy of my score report?
Can I view the test?
Last Updated: September 10, 2014
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