MTEL Preparation

Elms College offers non-credit courses that helps prepare you for the MTEL exam so that you can become licensed to teach in Massachusetts or in more than 40 states, islands, and territories that belong to the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC) Interstate Contract.



Instructor: Barbara MacKenzie-Rodgers, C.A.G.S. 

Tuesdays: 5—7:30 p.m. 

April 7, 14, 28; May 5, 12, 19, 26 (2015) with a makeup date on June 2 (in case of previous date cancellation).

Cost: General Public—$275 

Elms students and alumni—$225 



Instructor: Ann Daly, S.N.D, Ed.D. 

Saturdays: 9:15 a.m.—12:15 p.m. 

November 1, 15, 22; December 6 (2014) with a makeup date on December 13 (in case of previous date cancellation).


March 21; April 11, 18, 25 (2015) with a makeup date on May 2 (in case of previous date cancellation).

Text: The Official THEA Test Study Guide, published by National Evaluation Systems, available online through vendors such as Amazon.

Cost: General Public—$150 

Elms students and alumni—$100 

Registration and Payment 

Payment must be made prior to the first day of class in the Division of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education, located on the first floor in Berchmans Hall, Room 125, by fax (413-265-2459); phone (413-265-2490); or mail (Elms College, Division of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education, 291 Springfield Street, Chicopee, MA 01013. 

Payment Methods 

Credit card, cash, or check made payable to Elms College. 

Refund Policy 

100 percent refund if request is made before the class begins, 75 percent refund if request is made after the first class but before the second class date. No refund will be made after the second class date.

Room Locations - To be announced.

School of Graduate and Professional Studies
Jane McCarry, M.Ed.
Administrative Assistant