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Please use these links to help navigate important ESL resources. Suggestions for additional links can be sent to projectsael@salemstate.edu.
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Licensure Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) Educator Licensure DESE Licensure website 
MTEL Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL) Official MTEL website 
MTEL Salem State MTEL Prep Center The center offers practice tests for the Massachusetts Test for Educator Licensure (MTEL) as well as materials for reinforcing literacy and mathematics skills and content knowledge. There are also diagnostic services and tutoring for many of the tests, as well as general information about the various state tests.  
RETELL RETELL Strengthening teaching and learning for English language learners is central to closing the proficiency gap. Rethinking Equity and Teaching for English Language Learners (RETELL) is a Department initiative to improve and support the academic achievement of English language learners in our Commonwealth. 
Salem State Licensure Only in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages This licensure-only program in Teaching ESOL will lead to an initial license in ESOL for qualified candidates. Coursework combined with pre-practicum and practicum requirements as outlined by the Mass. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will prepare candidates who have a valid initial teaching license or significant graduate coursework in teaching ESOL to obtain licensure in Teaching ESOL in K-12 schools in Massachusetts. 
Salem State Northeast Regional Readiness Center The Northeast Regional Readiness Center (NRRC)'s mission is to provide access to quality professional development to all sectors of the education delivery system and stimulate cross agency collaboration. 
Salem State Salem State Office of Licensure & Field Placement The Office of Licensure and Field Placement (OLFP) functions as the central source of information about Massachusetts educator licensure regulations and requirements and is responsible for practicum placements and supervisor assignments. 
Salem State Salem State University Canvas Guide Guide to learn how to use Canvas 
Standards & Frameworks Common Core State Standards The Common Core State Standards provide a consistent, clear understanding of what students are expected to learn, so teachers and parents know what they need to do to help them. The standards are designed to be robust and relevant to the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. 
Standards & Frameworks DESE Current Curriculum Frameworks The mission of the Center for Curriculum and Instruction is to help schools, districts, and organizational partners build capacity to engage all students in learning to meet rigorous expectations.  
Standards & Frameworks WIDA English Language Proficiency (ELP) Standards WIDA advances academic language development and academic achievement for linguistically diverse students through high quality standards, assessments, research, and professional development for educators. 
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