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School of Education & Social Policy

MTEL Information

The School of Education & Social Policy wants you to be prepared for the MTEL. Here is your first stop for MTEL support. Find answers to some of your questions here.

 Click on the questions to find your answers!

MTEL Overview

What is the MTEL?

What changes have been made?

What is a passing score?

Registration and Preparation

How can I register for a test?

What can I do to prepare for a test?

When and where can I take a test?

About the Tests

Which tests will I need to take?

Which tests can I take on the computer?

How much does each test cost?

The Day of the Test

What if I am late or have to cancel due to an emergency?

What should I bring?

What are the rules of the test center?

Beyond the Test

How and when will I receive my test results?

How do I get additional copies of my test results?

Is it possible to cancel my test results?

Questions regarding MTELs or licensure? Email us at

Upcoming MTEL Workshops

October 25, 2014

  • 8:30am - 4:30pm: MTEL Preparation Workshop - Foundations of Reading

    MTEL Preparation Workshops at Merrimack College

    Undergraduate and graduate students preparing to take the Foundations of Reading are welcome to register for this preparation workshop at Merrimack College. This MTEL Prep Workshop meets on Saturday, October 25, 2014, from 8:30AM to 4:30PM, on the campus of Merrimack College. This is a one-time, all day event for which you must be pre-registered.

  • 11:00am: MTEL Preparation Workshop - General Curriculum, Math Subtest
    Two meetings: Saturday, October 25, and Saturday, November 8, from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

October 28, 2014

November 15, 2014

November 29, 2014