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Program Documents

Early Childhood Education (ECE)

Lesson Plan – Please go to your course’s Blackboard site to access and download the most current form

Field Placement I Waiver (PDF)

Early Childhood Program Standards (PDF)

Guidelines for Preschool Learning Experiences (PDF)

Early Learning Guidelines for Infants and Toddlers (PDF)

Early Childhood Education Fact Sheet (PDF)

Elementary Education and Middle/High School Teaching

Lesson Plan Grading Rubric (PDF)

Field Observation Guide and Rubric (PDF) new 7/13

School Districts – Massachusetts and New Hampshire (PDF) (for potential field observation sites)

Teacher Licensure Information from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education website

Scholarship Opportunities

There are many scholarships available through NECC, including some specifically for students: pursuing careers in education.

The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education Office of Student Financial Assistance: Paraprofessional Teacher Preparation Grant Program

Academic Tutoring

The Tutoring Center offers a variety of tutoring opportunities, work study groups, and workshops for your academic success.

Professional Associations

National Education Association
National Association of Multicultural Educators
International Reading Association
The National Council for Teachers of English

Other Resources

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Massachusetts DESE website

The official website of the state’s public education system provides information for education professionals, students in the Commonwealth’s public school system and parents. News from the Commissioner of Education and the Board of Education is posted on this site. Also listed here are all school and district profiles, school and district administration throughout the state, educator services including licensure, assessment and accountability for each school district and parent and community information. This site also offers statewide information on employment opportunities.

New Hampshire Department of Education

NH department of Education Website

The NHDOE website provides data and information about the NHDOE’s programs, services and initiatives. This public site includes assessment and accountability for all school districts, educational legislation, certification and employment opportunities.

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