Educator Courses

Teacher Professional Development

ONLINE SOS...Teacher Licensing in Massachusetts
Are you interested in becoming a teacher, but quickly change your mind every time you visit DESE’s Website? Whether you are new to teaching, considering a career change, hoping to become a teacher, or even licensed in another state, this workshop is for you. Get a better understanding of the license process, and strategically develop a long-term plan, that will save you both time and money. This workshop is taught by Lisa Lanteigne, Human Resources Licensing Specialist in the Lawrence Public Schools. (1.5 hours) $37

*Note: Employees of Lawrence Public Schools should contact Lisa Lanteigne directly in the Human Resources office for information and guidance on licensing.

03/30 - 03/30    6:00pm - 8:00pm             Tuesday              WEB Course      
Course Number: CAR 877 80       CRN:19128          Professor: LANTEIGNE

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Earn 15 points towards your licensure or recertification for K-12.  Certificate awarded upon completion.  Questions about PDP points please email:
career_training@middlesex.mass.edu

 

Effective Strategies & Instruction for Students with Disabilities
This hybrid course will offer an introduction to a broad range of developmental disabilities and related topics, including a cognitive, physical, emotional, and learning delays. The inclusion of students into educational environments will be highlighted. Topics include: History of special education and inclusion, laws which govern inclusion, IDEA and the integration of students with disabilities, family concerns and challenges, current and future trends and best practices, specific disability exploration and knowledge through readings, documentaries and analysis, best practices in Universal Design for Instruction for students with disabilities with diverse learning styles and supporting the success. This is a hybrid class that has three required on-campus classroom meetings on March 9, 23, & April 9 from 5pm-7:30pm. (15 hours) $189

Note: Eligible for 15 Professional Development Points for teachers, guidance counselors and administrators who need to recertify.

03/02 - 04/06    5:30pm - 7:30pm             Tuesday              WEB Course      
Course Number: CAR 893 30       CRN:19253          Professor: WOODS

 

Introduction to Supporting Autism Spectrum Students
Participants in this (15 hour) PDP eligible course will be introduced to concepts, data, information and best practices which support their ability to:  Understand and apply the most current definition of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) to their teaching and classroom environment;  Learn about the educational needs and behavioral characteristics of learners on the Autism Spectrum;  Become familiar with strategies and best practices to support their students in their classroom who have been identified as learners on the Autism Spectrum; Learn strategies to apply best practices using Universal Design for Instruction for students with disabilities and with diverse learning styles. This is a hybrid class that has three required on-campus classroom meetings on March 11, 25, & April 8 from 5pm-7:30pm. (15 hours) $189

03/04 - 04/08    5:30pm - 7:30pm             Thursday             WEB Course       Professor: WOODS
Course Number: CAR 933 30       CRN:19983         

 

MTEL TEST PREP

Students may enroll in the MTEL prep online courses between December 1, 2020-March 1, 2021.  To register please call 1-800-818-3434.  Upon completion of registration please email: ellisl@middlesex.mass.edu Please note:  All MTEL classes are not eligible for a tuition waiver. 

MTEL Communication & Literacy Test Prep

Field 01. The ONLINE Communication and Literacy Skills Test (Field 01) Test Prep Course has as its goal to increase student proficiency in the following areas: comprehension of reading selections, analysis of reading selections, composition of essays, correct application of grammatical rules, vocabulary knowledge. This online course is self-paced and a self-study. Not eligible for tuition waivers. $115

01/11-05/31                                                                   WEB Course       Professor: SVENCONIS
Course Number: CAR 602 75       CRN:18776

 

Foundations of Reading MTEL test prep 
***This course has been updated to be in alignment with the new CBT-based course, Field 190***

Field 190. The ONLINE Foundations of Reading MTEL Test (Field 190) Test Prep Course has as its goal to increase student proficiency in the following areas: basics of reading development, reading comprehension development, reading and language instruction, reading and language evaluation, and integration of knowledge. This course is designed to help students learn the skills needed to score well on the exam. This online course is self-paced and a self-study. Not eligible for tuition waivers.  $115

01/11 - 05/31                                                                WEB Course                      Professor: SVENCONIS
Course Number: CAR 635 75       CRN:18784         

 

MTEL Gen Curriculum Multi-Sub Test Prep

Field 03. The MTEL General Curriculum Multi-Subject Test (Field 03) Online Test Prep Course provides extensive practice in topics such as language arts, history, social science, geography, science, and technology. The course has extensive material on each topic, as well as multiple skill-building quizzes. This online course is self-paced and a self-study. Not eligible for tuition waivers. $115

01/11 - 05/31                                                                WEB Course                      Professor: SVENCONIS
Course Number: CAR 858 75       CRN:18792         

 

MTEL Math Skill Builder Test Prep

Fields 03, 09, 47, and 53. The ONLINE MTEL Math Skill Builder Test Prep Course focuses on preparation for the MTEL test at either the elementary level (Field 53), middle school level (Field 47), secondary level (Field 09), or the math subtest of the general curriculum (Field 03). The course includes multiple skill-building quizzes. There are 3 simulated exams with explanations for each Field of study. This online course is self-paced and a self-study. Not eligible for tuition waivers. $115

01/11 - 05/31                                                                WEB Course                      Professor: SVENCONIS
Course Number: CAR 859 75       CRN:18793         

 

English a Sec Language MTEL Test Prep

Field 54. The ONLINE English as a Second Language (ESL) MTEL Test Prep Course has as its goal to increase student proficiency in the following areas: basics of language acquisition, ESL instructional approaches, cultural factors affecting the teaching of ESL, aural/oral aspects of language instruction, principles of reading and writing instruction for English language learners, assessment of standardized exams and for content-area learning. This online course is self-paced and a self-study. Not eligible of tuition waivers. $115

01/11 - 05/31                                                                WEB Course                      Professor: SVENCONIS
Course Number: CAR 878 32       CRN:19126         

 

MTEL History Prep Class

Field 06. The ONLINE History MTEL Test Prep Course has as its goal to increase student proficiency in the following areas: United States history, U.S. government, economics, geography, and international events. This course is designed to help students learn the skills needed to score well on the exam. This online course is self-paced and a self-study. Not eligible for tuition waivers. $115

01/11 - 05/31                                                                WEB Course                      Professor: SVENCONIS
Course Number: CAR 894 75       CRN:19256

              

English MTEL Test Prep

Field 07. The English MTEL Test (Field 07) Online Test Prep Course provides extensive practice in the following areas: American literature, British literature, literature of the ancient world, world literature since 1500, genres and types of literature, literary theory and criticism, principles of rhetoric, the composition process, research-based reading theories and the role of children’s/young adult literature in promoting reading proficiency. The course has extensive material on each topic, as well as multiple skill-building quizzes. This online course is self-paced and a self-study. $115

01/11 - 05/31                                                                WEB Course                      Professor: SVENCONIS
Course Number: CAR 897 75       CRN:19570         

 

MTEL Early Childhood Test Prep

Field 02. The ONLINE Early Childhood MTEL Test Prep Course has as its goal to increase student proficiency in the following areas: childhood development through the early elementary years, disabling conditions or exceptionalities in children, literary genres, elements, and techniques, important principles of writing and mathematics, and important concepts in history, social science and technology. This course is designed to help students learn the skills needed to score well on the exam.  This online course is self-paced and a self-study.  Not eligible of tuition waivers. $115

01/11 - 05/31                                                                WEB Course                      Professor: SVENCONIS
Course Number: CAR 904 75       CRN:19575         

 

Political Science MTEL Test Prep

Field 48. The ONLINE Political Science MTEL Test Prep Course has as its goal to increase student proficiency in the following areas: political science theories and concepts, historical themes of political philosophy, founding documents of the U.S. and the State of Massachusetts, origins of democratic government, governmental structures, election processes and political parties, civic responsibilities, international relations, U.S. foreign policy, historical developments in Western civilization, major events in world history, key geographic concepts, and essential economic terms.  This course is designed to help students learn the skills needed to score well on the exam.  This online course is self-paced and a self-study.  Not eligible of tuition waivers. $115

01/11 - 05/31                                                                WEB Course                      Professor: SVENCONIS
Course Number: CAR 910 75       CRN:19840         

 

MTEL Reading Specialist Test Prep

Field 08. The ONLINE Reading Specialist MTEL Exam (Field 08) Test Prep Course has as its goal to increase student proficiency in the following areas: basics of reading and writing development, reading and writing processes, evaluation and assessment of reading and writing skills, and the professional knowledge and roles of the reading specialist. This course is designed to help students learn the skills needed to score well on the exam. This online course is self-paced and a self-study. Not eligible for tuition waivers. $115

01/11 - 05/31                                                                WEB Course                      Professor: SVENCONIS
Course Number: CAR 911 75       CRN:19841

 

MTEL Business Field 19 Test Prep

This online course provides extensive practice in test preparation for the MTEL Business (field 19) exam. This course covers the following subareas tested on the MTEL exam: Business Management, Accounting and Quantitative Analysis, Economics, Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Business Technology, and Career Development and Personal Finance. The course is self-paced and has multiple topic reviews and practice exams with explanations.  $115

01/11 - 05/31                                                 WEB Course                      Professor: SVENCONIS
Course Number: CAR 932 75       CRN:19977

 

Vocational Technical Literacy Skills MTEL Test Prep

The Vocational Training Test (fields 191 and 192) Online Prep Course has as its goal to increase student proficiency in the following areas: comprehension of reading selections, analysis of reading selections, the composition of essays, correct application of grammatical rules, vocabulary knowledge, and the accurate interpretation of data in various types of graphs and tables. Not eligible for tuition waivers. $115

01/11 - 05/31                                                                WEB Course                      Professor: SVENCONIS
Course Number: CAR 942 75       CRN:19978         

 

 

Last Modified: 2/20/21