Licensure Disclosure: Education

Lasell University offers education programs approved by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) for teacher certification leading to initial teacher license in Massachusetts. The programs include: 

Lasell University has designed the curriculum for the education programs to meet the certification and licensure requirements for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The state a student wishes to practice in may have the same requirements as Massachusetts. Enrolled and prospective students should check the state licensure entity in which they would like to teach to learn more. 


Alabama

Status - Determination in process

Alabama State Department of Education

50 North Ripley Street
PO Box 302101
Montgomery, AL 36104
Phone: 334.694.4900


Alaska 

Status - Determination in process

Alaska Department of Education

801 West 10th Street, Suite 200
PO Box 110500,
Juneau, AK 99801-1878
Phone: (907) 465-2831


Arizona

Status - Determination in process

Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education

1740 W. Adams, Suite 3008
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Email: certification@azed.gov
Phone: (602) 542-4367


Arkansas

Status - Determination in process

Arkansas Department of Education

Office of Educator Licensure
Four Capitol Mall, Room 106B
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone (501) 682-4342   Fax (501) 682-4898
Email: ade.educatorlicensure@ade.arkansas.gov


California

Status - Determination in process

California Department of Education

1430 N Street
Sacramento, CA 95814-5901
Phone: 916.319.0800


Colorado

Status - Determination in process

Colorado Department of Higher Education

201 E. Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303.866.6628
Email CDELicensing@cde.state.co.us


Connecticut

Status - Meets requirements

Connecticut State Department of Education, Bureau of Educator Standards and Certification

450 Columbus Boulevard, Suite 503
Hartford, CT 06103
Phone: 860.713.6969


Delaware

Status - Determination in process

Delaware Department of Education

Collette Education Resource Center
35 Commerce Way, Suite 1
Dover, DE 19904
Phone: 302.735.4000
Email:  deeds@doe.k12.de.us


District Of Columbia

Status - Determination in process

District of Columbia Public Schools

1200 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 202.442.5885
Email: lewis.ferebee@dc.gov


Florida

Status - Determination in process

Bureau of Educators Certification

Room 201, Turlington Building
325 West Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
Phone: 850-245-5049


Georgia

Status - Meets requirements

Georgia Professional Standards Commission

200 Piedmont Avenue SE
Suite 1712, West Tower
Atlanta, GA 30334-9032
Phone: (404) 232-2500
Email: eduprep@gapsc.com


Hawaii

Status - Determination in process

Hawaii Teacher Standards Board

650 Iwilei Road, Suite 268
Honolulu, HI 96817
Phone: 808.586.2600


Idaho

Status - Determination in process

Idaho State Department of Education

650 West State Street
Boise, ID 83702
Phone: (208) 332-6800
Email: info@sde.idaho.gov 


Illinois

Status - Determination in process

Illinois State Board of Higher Education

100 N. 1st Street
Springfield, IL 62777
Phone: (217) 782-4321


Indiana

Status - Determination in process

Indiana Department of Education Office of Educator Licensing

South Tower, Suite 600, 115 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317.232.9010
Email: licensinghelp@doe.in.gov 


Iowa

Status - Determination in process

Iowa Department of Education

701 E. Court Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50319
Phone: 515.725.0101


Kansas

Status - Determination in process

Kansas State Department of Education

900 SW Jackson Street
Topeka, KS 66612
Phone: 785.296.2288


Kentucky

Status - Determination in process

Kentucky Department of Education

300 Sower Blvd
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: 502.564.5789


Louisiana

Status - Determination in process

Louisiana Department of Education

Division of Educator Licensure
PO Box 94064
Baton Rouge, LA 70904
Phone: 877.453.2721


Maine

Status - Meets requirements

Maine Department of Higher Education

23 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0023
Phone: 207.624.6600


Maryland

Status - Determination in process

Maryland State Department of Education

200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: 410.767.0390
Email: certinfo.msde@maryland.gov


Massachusetts

Status - Meets requirements

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

75 Pleasant Street
Malden, Ma 02148
Phone: 781.338.3102
Email:  boardofeducation.mass.gov


Michigan

Status - Determination in process

Michigan Department of Education

608 W. Allegan Street
PO Box 30008
Lansing, MI 48909
Phone: 517.241.5000
Email: MDE-EducatorHelp@Michigan.gov


Minnesota

Status - Determination in process

Minnesota Department of Education

1500 Highway 36 West
Roseville, MN 55113
Phone: 651.582.8200
Email: mde.commissioner@state.mn.us


Mississippi

Status - Determination in process

Mississippi Department of Education

PO Box 771
Jackson, MS 39205
Phone: 601.359.3483
Email: teachersupport@mdek12.org


Missouri

Status - Determination in process

Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

205 Jefferson Street
PO Box 480
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: 573.751.0051
Email: certification@dese.mo.gov


Montana

Status - Determination in process

Montana Office of Public Instruction

PO Box 202501
Helena, MT 59620-2501
Phone: 406.444.2580
Email: cert@mt.gov


Nebraska

Status - Determination in process

Nebraska Department of Education

301 Centennial Mall South
PO Box 94987
Lincoln, NE 68509
Phone: 402.471.2295


Nevada

Status - Determination in process

State of Nevada Department of Education, Office of Educator Licensure

Carson City, NV
Phone: 775.687.9115
Las Vegas, NV
Phone: 702.486.6458
Email: license@doe.nv.gov


New Hampshire

Status - Meets requirements

New Hampshire Division of Educator Support and Higher Education, Bureau of Credentialing

101 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301
Phone: 603.271.2409


New Jersey

Status - Determination in process

State of New Jersey Department of Education

1 John Fitch Way 10th Floor
PO Box 500
Trenton, NJ 08625
Phone: 609.376.3500
Email: certapplication@doe.nj.gov.


New Mexico

Status - Determination in process

New Mexico Public Education Department

300 Don Gaspar, Room 101
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone: 505.231.4443
Email: PED.HelpDesk@state.nm.us


New York

Status - Determination in process

Office of Teaching Initiatives

New York State Education Department, 89 Washington Avenue, 5N EB
Albany, NY 12234
Phone: 518.474.3901


North Carolina

Status - Determination in process

North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

301 N. Wilmington Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone: 984.236.2100


North Dakota

Status - Determination in process

North Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board

2718 Gateway Avenue, Suite 204
Bismarck, ND 58503
Phone: 701.328.9647


Ohio

Status - Determination in process

Ohio Department of Education

25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 877.644.6338


Oklahoma

Status - Determination in process

Oklahoma State Department of Education

2500 North Lincoln Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Phone: 405.521.3301


Oregon

Status - Determination in process

Teacher Standards and Practices Commission

250 Division St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: 503.378.3586
Email: contact.tspc@oregon.gov


Pennsylvania

Status - Determination in process

Pennsylvania Department of Education

333 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17126
Phone: 717.783.6788
Email: ra-edcertquestions@pa.gov 


Rhode Island

Status - Meets requirements

Rhode Island Department of Education

255 Westminster Street
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: 401.222.4600


South Carolina

Status - Determination in process

South Carolina Department of Education

1429 Senate Street
PO Box 11329
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803.734.8500


South Dakota

Status - Determination in process

South Dakota Department of Education

800 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: 605.773.3134


Tennessee

Status - Determination in process

Tennessee Department of Education

9th Floor, Andrew Johnson Tower 710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: 615.532.4885
Email: Educator.Preparation@tn.gov


Texas

Status - Determination in process

Texas State Board of Education

1701 N. Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512.463.9734


Utah

Status - Determination in process

Utah State Board of Education

250 E 500 S
Salt Lake City, UT  84114
Phone: 801.538.7500


Vermont

Status - Determination in process

Vermont State Board Agency of Education

1 National Life Drive, Davis 5
Montpelier, VT  05641
Phone: 802.828.1130
Email: aoe.edinfo@vermont.gov


Virginia

Status - Determination in process

Virginia Department of Education

James Monroe Building
P.O. Box 2021
101 N. 14th Street
Richmond, VA 23218
Phone: 800.292.3820
Email: licensure@doe.virginia.gov


Washington

Status - Determination in process

Professional Educator Standards Board

Old Capitol Building, 600 Washington Street SE
Olympia, WA  985041
Phone: 360.725.6275


West Virginia

Status - Determination in process

West Virginia Department of Education

1900 Kanawha Blvd, Suite 700
East Charleston, WV 25303
Phone: 304.558.7010


Wisconsin

Status - Determination in process

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

125 S. Webster Street
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 608.266.3390


Wyoming

Status - Determination in process

Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board

1920 Thomes Ave. Suite 100
Cheyenne, WY 82001
Phone: 307.777.7291