Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street
Malden, MA 02148-4906
Website: Out-of-State Licensure Applicants
Out-of-state applicants seeking their first license in the State of Massachusetts could qualify for one of three (3) types of Academic PreK-12 educator licenses: Temporary, Provisional, or Initial. Applicants should submit the following as outlined in the Application Process.
- Official copies of all college transcripts
- Copy of teaching license/certificate from another state
- Completed copy of the School-based Employment Verification form
- Appropriate test scores
Applications are submitted through the Educator Licensure And Renewal (ELAR) portal.