Westfield State Partners with PrepForward to Benefit Massachusetts Teacher Candidates

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Prospective teachers can prepare for MTEL certification exams with PrepForward’s self-paced, online courses.

PrepForward, Strengthening Teacher Foundations
We are happy to partner with PrepForward to provide our teacher candidate students with accessible, online preparation for MTEL exams.

Westfield State University has a strong and distinguished reputation for training the future educators of Massachusetts’ primary and secondary school system. With that in mind, Westfield State places particular emphasis on helping their potential licensure candidates master the skills needed to pass rigorous Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL) exams. For that reason, PrepForward, a leading specialist in certification preparation, has partnered with Westfield State University to offer prospective teachers effective, self-paced, online courses for reviewing core concepts for the Communication and Literacy Skills MTEL Exam.

“Here at Westfield State University, we pride ourselves on the future educators that enter our post-baccalaureate and graduate programs, and we do whatever we can to prepare and support our students for their futures in the classroom. For these reasons, we are happy to partner with PrepForward to provide our teacher candidate students with accessible, online preparation for MTEL certification exams,” Meaghan Arena, Director of Program Development & Outreach at Westfield State University.

All Massachusetts teacher candidates must pass the MTEL Communications and Literacy Skills Exam to be granted a teaching license. PrepForward offers innovative online courses to help individuals master fundamentals and give them confidence to succeed on the exam and in the classroom. The courses feature targeted lessons, interactive exercises, full-length simulations, practice problems with detailed explanations, rich diagnostic data, and expert instructor support. To find out more about these MTEL prep courses, visit http://www.westfield.ma.edu/neighbors/community-education/mtel/.

About PrepForward
PrepForward is a leader in content review for current and future teachers, offering effective, flexible study programs via an online, self-paced platform. PrepForward’s innovative, interactive solutions are designed to help K-12 instructors stay sharp at every stage of their teaching careers. MTELprep courses help Massachusetts educators gain a deep understanding of the concepts they need to teach with confidence. Our team consists of seasoned experts in instructional design, teaching, and curriculum development from MIT, Harvard, and other leading universities. To learn more about PrepForward and its solutions for teachers, go to http://www.prepforward.com.

About Westfield State University
Founded in 1838 by Horace Mann, Westfield State is an education leader committed to providing every generation of students with a learning experience built on its founding principle as the first co-educational college in America to offer an education without barrier to race, creed or economic status. This spirit of innovative thinking and social responsibility is forged in a curriculum of liberal arts and professional studies that creates a vital community of engaged learners who become confident, capable individuals prepared for leadership and service to society.

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