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    Re: Is the application for a teachers licence done online?


    Ted

    Posted on 10/13/09
    (12) Comments

    MV, why were you denied? Is this common? I assumed if you had the
    Bachelors degree and passed all the relivant MTEL tests, you'd
    autmatically qualify? Or were you hoping to teach a subject different
    from your undergrad major? Why were you denied?

    On 10/13/09, mv wrote:
    > After I went through all that work, they denied me and I had to enter a
    > prep program. $47K later, I am now a licensed teacher in my field.
    >
    > On 10/08/09, Ted wrote:
    >> I procured my B.S over 10 years ago,so doubt the university would
    >> still have syllabi from early 1990s courses....
    >>
    >> I thought to get a preliminary teachers licence, all I would need
    >> to do is pay the application fee, produce my undergrad
    >> transcript,grad course transcripts, and a transcript proving I
    >> passed the required MTEL tests.
    >>
    >> Are you serious that I might need to produce individual syllabi
    >> from classes I took as an undergrad? That's insane!!!!
    >>
    >> I'm left to wonder-are there people in MA who have fullfilled all
    >> the requirements needed to be a teacher, but due to the 'hamster
    >> wheel' insanity of red tape, are unable to get their teachers
    >> licence?
    >>
    >> Thanks
    >>
    >> Ted
    >>
    >>
    >> On 10/08/09, same here wrote:
    >>> Same thing happened to me. When I applied for one of my licenses
    >>> online, I was still required to fax in over 50 pages of
    >>> documentation to back up why I should qualify for the particular
    >>> license. I was denied at first. I had to send in EVERY course
    >>> syllabus from my MEd program to prove that what was covered in the
    >>> degree program would qualify me for the license. I just completed
    >>> the MEd through a state school in MA, too! It was ridiculous.
    >>>
    >>>
    >>> On 10/08/09, MV wrote:
    >>>> I recommend that you snail-mail or hand deliver or certified
    >>>> delivery of U.S. postal with anything to DOE. Most of it is
    >>>> done online with the ELAR system, but they demanded a portfolio
    >>>> from me. I thought it was a waste of time and money.
    >>>>
    >>>> On 10/08/09, TCD wrote:
    >>>>> Is the application for a preliminary teachers licence done
    >>>>> all online these days- or will I need to snail-mail (or
    >>>>> hand deliver) hard copies of my college degree and MTEL
    >>>>> scores?
    >>>>>
    >>>>>
    >>>>> Many thanks


    Posts on this thread, including this one

  • Is the application for a teachers licence done online?, 10/08/09, by TCD.
  • Re: Is the application for a teachers licence done online?, 10/08/09, by Kate.
  • Re: Is the application for a teachers licence done online?, 10/08/09, by Ted.
  • Re: Is the application for a teachers licence done online?, 10/08/09, by MV.
  • Re: Is the application for a teachers licence done online?, 10/08/09, by same here.
  • Re: Is the application for a teachers licence done online?, 10/08/09, by Ted.
  • Re: Is the application for a teachers licence done online?, 10/08/09, by Kate.
  • Re: Is the application for a teachers licence done online?, 10/08/09, by Silvia.
  • Re: Is the application for a teachers licence done online?, 10/08/09, by Kate.
  • Re: Is the application for a teachers licence done online?, 10/13/09, by mv.
  • Re: Is the application for a teachers licence done online?, 10/13/09, by Ted.
  • Re: Is the application for a teachers licence done online?, 10/14/09, by MV.