Massachusetts MS Special Education Credential and Exam Requirements
In Massachusetts, this program leads to a Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities, Grades Pk-8 and 5-12 endorsement.
Content Exam for Pk-8 Certification: MTEL General Curriculum (03)
You must pass this exam to be recommended for a Special Education Pk-8 certification.
Content Exam for 5-12 Certification: Pass a subject matter test in one of the core academic subjects taught in 5-8 or 8-12 (this has usually been completed for your initial license).
Pedagogy Exam: MTEL Foundations of Reading (90)
If you matriculated after 9/1/2011, you must pass this exam to graduate from the program and be recommended for certification.
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