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Educator’s MTEL CLST Prep Courses at NECC

Submitted by on July 7, 2011 – 9:00 am

If you have hopes of being a teacher and plan on taking the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL) in September, then a 10-hour (4 week) MTEL Prep Course, offered through Northern Essex Community College’s Corporate and Community Education Center, is for you. 

This non-credit course, offered at the new Northern Essex Riverwalk location in Lawrence, is designed to prepare those who plan to take the September 2011 Communication and Literacy Skills Test (CLST), which is one of the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL).  The CLST is the first test required towards licensure as a teacher or educational administrator and for students transferring to four-year colleges to become teachers in the state of Massachusetts.

This course provides an overview of the test, an intensive review of the skills assessed by the test, the opportunity to take sample tests, and strategies for test-taking.  It will be held on Wednesday evenings starting August 3rd from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.  The cost is $195, which includes materials. 

For additional information, contact Erin O’Brien in The Center for Careers in Teaching at (978)738-7436 or  To register, call (978)556-3700 and register for non-credit course number 1546 PRDV1093-RWD.