Online Courses for Massachusetts Teacher License Renewal

Teaching Channel with Learners Edge has the online courses you need to renew your Massachusetts teaching license.

To renew your Massachusetts teacher license, you will need to earn at least 150 Professional Development Points (PDPs) every 5 years. Teaching Channel with Learners Edge is here to help with convenient and affordable online classes to help you meet state requirements.

Students in class asking questions to the teacher

Massachusetts Teacher License Requirements

One graduate semester credit equals 22.5 Professional Development Points (PDPs). Massachusetts Educator Professional licensure requires* that, of your 150 PDPs:

  • At least 15 PDPs must be in the content area of the license
  • At least 15 PDPs must be in pedagogy
  • At least 15 PDPs must be related to teaching students with disabilities and instruction of students with diverse learning styles (see recommended courses: Differentiated Learning: How to Teach to Varying Ability Levels, Across The Spectrum: Teaching Students with Autism, and ADHD: Focusing, Learning, Teaching)
  • At least 15 PDPs must be related to SEI, English as a Second Language, or Bilingual Education (see recommended courses: Going Above and Beyond Academics for English Learners and Making Content Accessible For Your English Language Learners)

How Teaching Channel with
Learners Edge Works

1. Choose Your Course

Select and order your course. Choose the session, format, credits, and your university partner.

2. Complete Your Course

With materials in hand, you can enjoy your course and work at your own pace.

3. Receive Your Transcript

Successfully finish your coursework and request a transcript from your regionally accredited university partner - you're on your way!

We Can Help

Teaching Channel with Learners Edge is here to help. We have partnered with regionally accredited universities and colleges throughout the United States to provide approved continuing education courses, salary advancement courses, and professional development courses. These educational partners provide official transcripts and letter grades as well as graduate credit for successfully completed Teaching Channel with Learners Edge courses.

Download Our Course Catalog!

*If employed, you must obtain final approval of your individual professional development plan by your supervisor. For specific licensure information, please visit the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Office of Educator Licensure website.