For DESE help:
Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)
Contact information:
Office of Educator Licensure
75 Pleasant Street
Malden MA 02148
Fax: 781-338-3391

Licensure Call Center: 781-338-6600
Hours: Monday–Friday 9am–1pm & 2pm-5pm

Walk-In Welcome Center Service Counter
Hours: Monday-Friday ~ 8:45am-4:45pm
Located on 1st Floor

*Please bring form of photo identification that includes your name when visiting (cannot be a copy).

Additional DESE Websites:
DESE Website
DESE Educator License & Preparation Program Approval Regulations
Welcome to the DESE ELAR Portal


Helpful Websites for:

New/Existing Employee’s
Loan Forgiveness Programs for Teacher
MTEL Information
Para-Pro Information
School Spring (Job Opportunities)

Haverhill Retirement System
Haverhill Retirement Portal
Mass Teachers Retirement (MTRS)

Haverhill Education Association
Massachusetts Nurse Association
SEIU Local 888