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Preparation Course for the Communication & Literacy Skills Test (CLST) of the MTEL

Prepare for the Communication and Literacy Skills Test (CLST), one of the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL) tests. The CLST is required for licensure as a teacher or educational administrator in Massachusetts and is required for students transferring to teacher education programs at four-year colleges. You’ll feel more confident after completing this overview of the test, intensive review of skills assessed by the test, taking sample tests, and learning test-taking strategies.  Participants also receive a custom test study guide, personalized feedback on writing samples, and instructor support between classes via email. Note that this course provides a rigorous review of skills required to pass the test, rather than actual skill development.

Materials fee includes test prep materials.

Instructor: Alisa Povenmire

Course Information

Dates/Time: Monday, 6:00 to 8:30 pm, 4 weeks, 9/22-10/20 (no class 10/13)

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $179 + $24 materials fee

CRN: 706 Course Number: MTEL1000 Section: RWD

For general questions, contact Christine DeRosa at cderosa@necc.mass.edu or 978-659-1225 or Diane Zold-Gross at dzoldgross@necc.mass.edu or 978-659-1221.


Online MTEL Math SkillBuilder

This online course focuses primarily on math skills but also includes preparation for the MTEL test at either the elementary level (field 53), middle school level (field 47), or secondary level (field 09), or the math subtest of the general curriculum (field 03).

Contact Christine DeRosa at 978-659-1225 or cderosa@necc.mass.edu or Dan Svenconis at dsvenconis@necc.mass.edu for registration/online access questions.

Course Information

Dates: Fall 2014

Location: Online

Cost: $80

CRN: 385 Course Number: XK1012 Section: XC


Online MTEL Foundations of Reading

This online course focuses on building knowledge/skills of reading development, comprehension, and assessment a well as practice preparation for the MTEL Foundations of Reading Test (field 90).

Contact Christine DeRosa at 978-659-1225 or cderosa@necc.mass.edu or Dan Svenconis at dsvenconis@necc.mass.edu for registration/online access questions.

Course Information

Dates: Fall 2014

Location: Online

Cost: $80

CRN: 376 Course Number: XK1014 Section: XA