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.

AlabamaIndianaNew HampshireSouth Dakota
ArizonaKansasNew JerseyTennessee
ArkansasKentuckyNew MexicoTexas
CaliforniaLouisianaNew YorkUtah
ColoradoMaineNorth CarolinaVermont
ConnecticutMarylandNorth DakotaVirginia
FloridaMississippiOklahomaWest Virginia
IdahoNebraskaRhode Island
IllinoisNevadaSouth Carolina