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Let NECC’s Great Teachers Help You Become One, Too

A student in the Middle/High school teaching program
Do you remember your favorite teacher? At NECC you can prepare to become a middle or high school teacher and inspire a new generation of students. By starting at NECC you complete the foundational courses a bachelor’s degree requires at a much lower cost.

Why Choose NECC?

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NECC provides the most affordable way to complete education and broad coursework in the arts and sciences to prepare you for transfer to a four-year college and earn your bachelor’s degree to become a licensed teacher. In this program you will:

  • Learn about the theory and practice of teaching and how to manage a classroom
  • Better understand the growth and development of adolescents and the impact that socioeconomic differences can have on learning
  • Increase your awareness and sensitivity to the wide diversity of children in public schools today
  • Gain real-world experience through field experiences in the classroom

Because of NECC

Upon completion of this program, you will be prepared to transfer to complete your bachelor’s degree and pursue a career as a teacher. You will also be prepared to begin working immediately as a teaching assistant, and many alumni actually do both. After completing the program you can:

  • Be able to take advantage of MassTransfer Pathways and other transfer agreements to save thousands of dollars while you earn your bachelor’s degree in secondary education or a related field.
  • Pursue teaching assistant positions at public, charter, private, or religious schools
  • Go on to become a certified middle or high school teacher


Courses, Requirements, and Program Notes



Coordinator Elementary, Middle and High School Education

Coordinator Elementary, Middle and High School Education

Dr. Donna L. Tanner

Office: C-304K
Phone: 978-556-3312

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