Massachusetts Teacher Reciprocity Agreements

Massachusetts offers teachers from out-of-state the opportunity to quickly step into a Massachusetts classroom with a Temporary Teacher's License. The Temporary License is valid for one year and the applicant must have acquired 3 years of professional teaching experience with a valid teaching credential. The applicant must also have met the terms of the NASDTEC Interstate Agreement.

For more information on the process of certification in Massachusetts, explore the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education website or call 781-338-6600.

The following are member states of the NASDTEC Interstate Agreement who have signed reciprocity agreements with Massachusetts.

Alabama Indiana New Hampshire South Dakota
Arizona Kansas New Jersey Tennessee
Arkansas Kentucky New Mexico Texas
California Louisiana New York Utah
Colorado Maine North Carolina Vermont
Connecticut Maryland North Dakota Virginia
Delaware Michigan Ohio Washington
Florida Mississippi Oklahoma West Virginia
Georgia Missouri Oregon Wisconsin
Hawaii Montana Pennsylvania Wyoming
Idaho Nebraska Rhode Island  
Illinois Nevada South Carolina