The Tomorrow’s Teachers Scholarship Program seeks to address the teacher shortage in Massachusetts and support individuals with up to $25,000 per year toward their college education. This scholarship makes it more affordable for those enrolling in a baccalaureate program or post-baccalaureate coursework, who intend to obtain their teaching license to pursue a career in a Massachusetts K-12 public school.
For more information, visit https://www.mass.edu/osfa/programs/tmwteachers.asp to apply by October 1, 2023.
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Teachers, administrators, specialists, and support staff needs to acquire licenses in order to work in public schools in Massachusetts. Please follow the link below in order to learn more about the types of licenses, requirements, and various steps one must take in order to navigate this process.
This next link is a great tool to help you learn more about the requirements specific to your needs. Here you enter your category, field, grade, type, and info about your situation in order to be directed to a personally curated page that details the steps and requirements you should be working towards.
Please follow the link below in order to view a list of state-approved educator preparation programs. These include higher education institutions, public school districts, collaboratives, and other methods in which you can find the program that is the best fit for you.
This next link is a great tool to help you find a program that best suits your interests and needs. Here you are able to search via type of educator license you are pursuing, teaching level, type of program, and location, as well as by entering an address and finding programs that are within a close proximity.
If you would like to gain more experience in education before pursuing a teaching license, becoming a paraprofessional is a fantastic opportunity. Please follow the link below in order to learn more about the requirements necessary for this position.
Massachusetts collects information from its schools and districts annually. Please follow the link below in order to learn more information about schools and districts that you may be interested in applying too.
Massachusetts is working to close the equity gap that currently exists in our education system. Please follow the link below in order to learn more about the work that is currently being done in our state to accomplish this goal.