Most Recently Amended by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education: June 27, 2023
Candidates seeking professional support personnel licenses who have substantial experience and formal education relevant to the license sought but who do not meet all of the specific requirements listed in 603 CMR 7.11 may demonstrate that they meet the requirements, with the exception of a passing score on the Communication and Literacy Skills test, through a Panel Review administered by the Department in accordance with guidelines to be established by the Department. For candidates who were prepared outside Massachusetts, the provisions of 603 CMR 7.05 (3) (a) and (b) apply.
(1) School Counselor (Levels: All)
(2) School Nurse (Levels: All)
(3) School Psychologist (Levels: All)
(4) School Social Worker/School Adjustment Counselor (Levels: All)
M.G.L. c. 69, § 1B; c. 69, §§ 1J and 1K, as amended by St. 2010; c. 12, § 3; c. 71, § 38G, as amended by St. 2022, c. 154, § 10; c. 71, 38G ½; c. 71A, § 10; c. 76, § 19.
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Last Updated: July 17, 2023
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