MTEL Resources

We at Paradigm Shift know that preparing for and taking the MTEL tests is challenging, so here are some useful resources to help you every step of the way.

PARADIGM SHIFT OFFERS FREE

  • In class study prep

  • Online study prep

  • Mentors

  • Reimbursement for 2 MTEL tests

About MTELs
  • MTEL = Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure

  • Test requirements vary according to the license the applicant wants

  • Teacher candidates should consult their preparation program for up to date info on which MTELs they will need to pass

ELL and ESL

 

 

Grades Pre K - 6 or 5 - 12


Required MTELs (test #)
C&L (01)
ESL (54)

Moderate Disability 
(Special Education)

Grades Pre K - 8


Required MTELs (test #)
C&L (01)
FoR (90)
GC Multi (03)
GC Math (03)

Moderate Disability 
(Special Education)

Grades 5 - 12


Required MTELs (test #)
C&L (01)
Relevant Subject Test (must be a subject tested by MCAS)

Required MTELs for Popular Licenses

Elementary

Grades 1 - 6


Required MTELs (test #)
C&L (01)
FoR (90)
GC Multi (03)
GC Math (03)

Early Childhood

Grades Pre K - 2


Required MTELs (test #)
C&L (01)
FoR (90)
Early Childhood (02)

Middle School Math

Grades 5 - 8


Required MTELs (test #)
C&L (01)
Middle School Math (47)

Paradigm Shift's Free Study Resources

In class prep course

Prefer studying with other students?

Paradigm Shift offers a free 

in-person class.

Online prep class

Need the flexibility of an online prep class? 

Paradigm Shift offers free 

webinar prep classes .

Work with a mentor

Want some one-on-one motivation?

Paradigm Shift offers free mentor opportunities. 

Additional Online Resources

MTEL resources

Khan Academy (subjects)

Open Culture (subjects)


 

Free Prep

Fee-based Prep

Prep Forward (district might subsidize)

GOH Academy

Study.com