What is an ELAR number?
A MEPID number is assigned to anyone who creates a profile in the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Educator Licensure and Renewal system (ELAR). A MEPID may also be assigned by the district, charter school, or collaborative where you are employed.
What is an ELAR account?
The Educator Licensure And Renewal (ELAR) portal is our comprehensive online licensure application system. It enables licensure applicants to create and access their personal profile as well as: Submit and pay for license and endorsement applications online. Review correspondence from a licensure evaluator.
How do I create an ELAR account?
To begin, click on Create ELAR Profile. Continue through the prompts to create your profile. There is no fee for establishing your ELAR account. When you are ready to apply for your license, you will then pay a licensure application fee.
What does ELAR stand for?
English language arts and reading (ELAR)
How many PDPs do I need to recertify in Massachusetts?
150 professional development points
Educators are required to earn 150 professional development points (PDPs) in order to be recertified in their primary area of licensure, and 30 PDPs for each additional license.
How many PDPs is a 3 credit course in Massachusetts?
Do you offer Professional Development Points (PDPs)? One 3-credit graduate course is worth 67.5 PDPs. Taking a graduate course is a quicker way to pick up professional development points than attending workshops, which often only collect 10 PDPs at a time.
What does an ELAR teacher do?
Language arts teachers, sometimes referred to as English language arts (ELA) teachers, work to deepen students’ understanding of the English language through reading, writing and speaking.
What does ELAR teacher mean?
English Language Arts and Reading (educational curriculum) ELAR. Educator Licensure and Recruitment (Massachusetts Department of Education)
Do you need a masters to teach in MA?
Every teacher in the state must have a bachelor’s degree and pass the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL) in their subject matter. After five years of experience, unless an extension is granted, teachers must seek “professional” licensure, and that requires a master’s degree.
How to use the Elar portal Office of Educator Licensure?
The Educator Licensure And Renewal (ELAR) portal is our comprehensive online licensure application system. It enables licensure applicants to create and access their personal profile as well as: Submit and pay for license and endorsement applications online Renew licenses and endorsements online
Where is the Massachusetts Department of elementary and secondary education?
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. 75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148-4906. Voice: (781) 338-3000. TTY: (800) 439-2370.
Where to find office of Educator Licensure in Massachusetts?
This page includes general information about the MTEL tests as well as a link to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s MTEL homepage and a chart of required subject matter knowledge tests. Welcome to the Office of Educator Licensure at the Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education (ESE).
Where can I find the Elar login page?
To access ELAR, please go to the ELAR Login Page . *** Update *** Systems maintenance has been scheduled for the following day/time: During maintenance, users may experience intermittent connectivity.