Educator Courses

MTEL TEST PREP

Students may enroll in MTEL prep online courses between August 20th - December 1. Please call 1-800-818-3434 to register. Provide a valid phone # and email. Once enrolled please email Career_Training@middlesex.mass.edu for your online course logon information or call 781-280-3663. NOTE: All MTEL and TEAS courses are NOT eligible for tuition waivers.

 

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. $110
09/12 - 12/31                WEB          SVENCONIS
CAR 602 75                    17176

Foundations of Reading MTEL Test Prep
Field 90. The ONLINE Foundations of Reading MTEL Test (Field 90) 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. $110
09/12-12/31                 WEB             SVENCONIS
CAR 635 75                   17177

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. $110
09/12 - 12/31              WEB             SVENCONIS
CAR 858 75                 17178

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. $110
09/12 - 12/31               WEB               SVENCONIS
CAR 859 75                  17179

English a Sec Language MTEL
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 for tuition waivers. $110
09/12 - 12/31                WEB                SVENCONIS
CAR 878 32                    17187

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. $110.
09/12 - 12/31                 WEB            SVENCONIS
CAR 894 75                     17511

English MTEL Prep Class
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. Not eligible for tuition waivers. $110
09/12 - 12/31                 WEB                    SVENCONIS
CAR 897 75                    17551

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Effective Strategies and Instruction for Students With Disabilities - Eligible for 15 PDP's for Massachusetts educators:
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 two required on-campus meetings, Bedford, MA campus.
All other classwork will be online. (15 hours) $169 Note: Eligible for 15 Professional Development Points for teachers, guidance counselors, and administrators who need to re-certify. Questions email ellisl@middlesex.mass.edu
10/03 - 11/14                     5:00pm - 7:30pm                  W                B                 WOODS
CAR 893 30                             17533                               HH 115


Building an Online Community of Practice (CoP) for Teachers-PDP’s
The course identifies the concepts, definitions, and practical management and participation of an online community of practice for working teachers. Course participants will: Learn why networking with other professionals online to discuss, innovate, and collaborate to solve problems or share best practices can help them develop professionally. Understand how to effectively participate or moderate in an online community through practical engagement methodologies of connectivism, netnography, connective capital, and personal learning networks (PLNs). Plan/Build a Community of Practice online, apply the methodologies in your own educators’ online community through sharing practices, thinking critically, and conducting hybrid community events. This is a hybrid class that has three required on-campus classroom meetings on October 9th, 23rd and November 14th from 5:30pm-7:30pm. Not eligible for tuition waivers. (15 hours) $169
Note: Eligible for 15 Professional Development Points for K-12 Educations/Administrators who need to recertify.
10/09 - 11/20                5:30pm - 7:30pm                T              L              SCIUTO
CAR 898 80                      17537                           LC 102


Just Breathe: Mindfulness, Meditation & Yoga in the Classroom-PDP’s
This two day professional development workshop is full of information to help you easily bring yoga, mindfulness and meditation techniques into your classroom. We will review the basics and philosophy of yoga, including the origin and history to develop a complete understanding of the content. The most common yoga poses for children will be introduced as well as guided meditations and mindfulness techniques. You will leave with an assortment of yoga poses, activities and lesson plans…including desk yoga ideas. There is a materials fee of $20 payable to the instructor on the first day of class via cash or check. Make checks payable to Sharon Marrama. Materials include: manual, lesson plans, activity ideas, music playlists, and hand-outs. Not eligible for tuition waivers. (15 hours) $200
Note: Eligible for 15 Professional Development Points for K-12 Educators/Administrators who need to recertify.
CAR 900 30                    17558                S                B                   MARRAMA
1st Session: 10/20        10am-6pm          HH-109
2nd session: 10/27       11am-4pm          BH-002


Portuguese Language & Culture-PDP’s
The course is designed for a successful learning of the Luso (Portuguese) world (language and culture). It includes fundamental of the Portuguese Language and its variations. Learners will be exposed to the cultural and linguistic heritage of the eight Portuguese-speaking nations (Portugal, Brazil, Cape Verde, Angola, Mozambique, East Timor, Sao Tome & Principe, and Guinea Bissau). Currently, Portuguese is a language spoken by approximately 250 million people in every single continent. It is a language of a great people who in only about 100 years sailed all the oceans and every major sea. This is a hybrid course and will have four face to face meetings and 5 hours of independent work: October 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th. Not eligible for tuition waivers. Note: Eligible for 15 Professional Development Points for K-12 Educators/Administrators who need to recertify. (15 hours) $169
10/04 - 10/25                 5:30pm - 8:30pm               R              L                CARVAHLO
CAR 901 80                        17549                        LC-210


Cultural Differences in Education-PDP’s
Learn about the varied influences that can often impact positive engagement and learning with English Language Learners. This course will help support the non-core educators despite possible language, and or, cultural barriers. Specific topics will include: language and learning, varying venues for support, cultural differences that influence attitudes towards education, and recommendations on how to best understand, obtain and sustain the drive towards a lifetime of learning for all involved. This is a hybrid course that requires 3 on-campus classroom meetings on: October 1st, 22nd & November 5th 4pm-7pm. The remaining 8 hours are completed online. Note: Eligible for 15 Professional Development Points for educators who are looking to recertify their license. The intended audience for this course are Non-core Educators (Art, Music, PE, Health, etc.) Not eligible for tuition waivers. (15 hours) $169
10/01 - 11/5                 4:00pm - 7:00pm                  M             B                    HODDGSON
CAR 902 35                    17565                              NA G17


NEW! S.O.S. Teacher Licensing (made easy) in the State of 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. This workshop which will give you a better understanding of the license process, and also help you to strategically develop a long term plan, that will save you both time and money. This workshop is taught by Lisa Lanteigne, HR Licensing Specialist in the Lawrence Public Schools. (1 ½ hours) $35
*Note: Employees of Lawrence Public Schools should contact Lisa Lanteigne directly in the Human Resources office for information and guidance on licensing.
10/16             6:30pm - 8:30pm                T              B                  LANTEIGNE
CAR 877 30      17189                             NA G11

12/04               6:30pm - 8:30pm                  T              L             LANTEIGNE
CAR 877 80           17188                            LC 103

Last Modified: 8/22/18