Educator Courses

Effective January 2022:  All students (including non-credit students enrolled in any on-campus courses or off-site clinical) will be required to provide Middlesex Community College proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to coming on-campus.  More info will follow on the documentation process for non-credit students.  

Teacher Professional Development Courses

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

Understanding Islam, Practices and Culture
This elective course will focus on the basic introduction to the religion of Islam and practices. Through lectures, reading assignments, lively discussions, and videos, we will learn about the main five pillars of Islam, teaching of the holy book Qur’an, the life of the last Prophet Muhammad, forms of worship, food, clothing, and two main Islamic holidays celebrated around the world. Take away from this course will be to better understand Muslims, their practices, bring cultural awareness, and how to work alongside with them during the challenging times of Islamophobia.  (16.5 hours) $209 This course is eligible for Professional Development Points (PDP) towards K-12 licensure and re-certification. 

1/26-4/6             5:30pm-7:00pm               Thursday             Lowell Campus Cowan Center room 201
Course Number: CAR 964 30       CRN: 20109         PROFESSOR: KHALIFA

Experience Indian Culture
Experience the Indian culture! This class is for anyone who is looking to learn more and experience the Indian culture by doing. Topics covered in this class will be languages, cultural values, arts, music, dancing, food, clothing and fashion. In addition, holidays and celebration will be covered. The final class will culminate with a multi-cultural day where students are able to share slides from their culture, a fashion show will take place and other presentations. (16.5 hours) $209 This course is eligible for Professional Development Points (PDP) towards K-12 licensure and re-certification. 

1/26-4/6             3:30pm-5:00pm               Thursday             Lowell Campus Cowan Center room 114
Course Number: PER 592 80       CRN: 20230         PROFESSOR: KHALIFA


Students may enroll in the MTEL prep online courses between December 1, 2022-March 1, 2023.  To register please call 1-800-818-3434.  Upon completion of registration please email: Please note:  All MTEL classes are not eligible for a tuition waiver. 

Course Dates: January 9, 2022-June 30, 2023                     
Cost: $118

Students may register through March 1, 2023 by calling 1-800-818-3434.  All class access emails will be sent out 24-48 hours prior to the start of the course to the email you registered with. 

  • All MTEL classes are web based and offered in a self-paced, self-study format through the Blackboard. This means that you are taking the class at your own pace and schedule with access to an instructor for any questions or assistance needed.  To learn more about Blackboard and online learning at MCC
  • ALL MTEL classes test you for a particular field. Please see the list of fields below so you are able register for the right course.  
  • Not eligible for a tuition waiver. All classes are taught by Dr. Daniel Svenconis.

MTEL Test Prep-General Science (Field)                                    Course Number: CAR 954 75               CRN: 20106

MTEL Test Prep-Middle School Humanities
(Field 50)                    
Course Number: CAR 961 75               CRN: 20107

MTEL Test Prep-Communication & Literacy
(Field 01)                   
Course Number: CAR 602 75               CRN: 18776

MTEL Test Prep-Foundations of Reading
(Field 90)                         
Course Number: CAR 635 75               CRN: 18784

MTEL Test Prep-General Curriculum Multi-Subject
(Field 03)      
Course Number: CAR 858 75               CRN: 18792

MTEL Test Prep-Math Skill Builder
(Fields 03, 09, 47, 53)             
Course Number: CAR 859 75               CRN: 18793

MTEL Test Prep-English as a Second Language
(Field 54)              
Course Number: CAR 878 75               CRN: 19126

MTEL Test Prep-History
(Field 06)                                                        
Course Number: CAR 894 75               CRN: 19256

MTEL Test Prep-English
(Field 07)                                                        
Course Number: CAR 897 75               CRN: 19570

MTEL Test Prep-Early Childhood
(Field 02)                                        
Course Number: CAR 904 75               CRN: 19575

MTEL Test Prep-Political Science
(Field 48)                                       
Course Number: CAR 910 75               CRN: 19840

MTEL Test Prep-Business
(Field 19)                                                     
Course Number: CAR 932 75               CRN: 19977

MTEL Test Prep-Vocational Technical Literacy
(Fields 191, 192) 
Course Number: CAR 942 75               CRN: 19978

MTEL Test Prep-Adult Basic Education (Field)                                  
Course Number: CAR 971 75               CRN: 20156

MTEL Test Prep-Reading Specialist
(Field 08)                                   
Course Number: CAR 911 75               CRN: 19841        


Last Modified: 11/14/22