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    Notice of Public Comment for the Proposed Amendments to 603 CMR 4.00, Vocational Technical Education Regulations

    Pursuant to its authority under M.G.L. c. 74, and in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act, M.G.L. c. 30A, § 3, the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education is soliciting public comment on proposed amendments to 603 CMR 4.00, Vocational Technical Education Regulations, concerning educator licensure requirements.

    The proposed amendments would permit the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to accept certain professional licensure exams as evidence of subject matter knowledge, without requiring candidates to take additional Department-administered written/performance exams.

    Copies of the proposed amendments are available on the Department's website or by calling 781-338-3910. Written comments on the proposed amendments may be submitted by mail to: College, Career, and Technical Education, Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, 75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148, by fax to: 781-338- 3950 or by e-mail to: ccte@doe.mass.edu . The deadline for submission of public comment is June 3, 2022 at 5pm. The Board is expected to vote on the proposed amendments at its regular monthly meeting scheduled for June 28, 2022.





    Last Updated: April 28, 2022



     
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