Test Preparation Center

MTEL Teacher Test Preparation Center

The MTELs (Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure) are a series of tests that are required as part of the process to become a licensed public school teacher in the state of Massachusetts.

Here at Salem State we support our students in their preparation for these tests in a variety of ways.
We offer:

  • Small group preparation sessions for the Communication and Literacy Skills and the Foundations of Reading MTELs
  • A resource library of preparation materials for students to use in our MTEL Center
  • Soon-to-be created peer lead study groups for some of the content-based MTELs
  • Low-cost workshops for students as well as for the general public

MTEL Teacher Test Preparation Workshops

We offer the following low-cost preparation workshops to our students and alumni, as well as to the general public at different price points:

  • Communication and Literacy Skills
  • Foundations of Reading
  • Early Childhood
  • General Curriculum Multi-Subject
  • General Curriculum Math
  • Middle School/High School Math Review

Please see our current registration form for the upcoming workshop dates and prices.

To register online:

Go to If you have never registered online for a course at Salem State, go to First Time Self-Service for non-degree or non-credit students and set up your Navigator account. You may then register for your selected course.

You can also mail in the registration form with a check made payable to Salem State University:

MTEL Preparation Center
Salem State University
352 Lafayette Street
Sullivan Building, Room 304
Salem, MA 01970
Telephone: 978.542.2854