Programs and Courses

Our programs and courses reflect today's most urgent needs of educators and school systems and are built upon best practice, research-based learning models and decades of experience.

Most of our programs are cohort-based with set curriculum and program components. Many require individuals to apply for placement into the program.

We offer other programs that are run through the district and are facilitated and taught by Teachers21, such as Supervision for Growth and the Effective Teacher Program. These programs are fully customizable, ensuring the program objectives align with your district's vision, goals, available resources and unique needs.

We also offer a variety of courses and workshops that individuals may enroll in without application or prerequisite. If a number of educators from a single district are interested in enrolling in an open enrollment program, online or graduate course, please contact the office as a group discount may be available.


Licensure Programs

We offer three DESE approved licensure programs for educators seeking licensure as principals, assistant principals, directors or superintendents.

For Aspiring Urban Principals

An intensive licensure program designed specifically for those seeking to lead urban and high needs schools.

For Principals and Directors

Taught by Teachers 21 and administered by MSSAA with option to earn an M. Ed. from Endicott College.

For Superintendents

Taught by Teachers 21 and administered by MSSAA with option to earn an M. Ed. from Boston College Lynch School of Education.

Programs for Teachers

We offer three programs specially designed for teachers active in the field who are seeking to become more adept at their craft and better leaders of their classrooms.

Boston Teacher Leadership Certificate

Earn a graduate certificate, for educators who hold leadership roles in their schools or districts.

Leadership Initiatives for Teaching Technology

Participate in paid summer externships at STEM field companies to experience first-hand what careers might look like for your students.

Master of Ed. for Math Instruction

Earn an M. Ed. from Fitchburg State University, designed for active elementary, middle and high school teachers, coaches and curriculum leaders.

Courses and Workshops

We offer a variety of courses and workshops throughout the year, open to anyone in the education field. Keep an eye out for special series like our Leadership Series and Summer Open Enrollment. 

Open Enrollment Courses

Check our current course catalog and register for upcoming workshops. 

Graduate Credit Bearing Courses 

Teachers21 has hundreds of credit bearing courses available. 

Online Courses


We offer a limited number of courses online with up to 4 graduate credits.


Partnership Programs

Our partner educators offer specific programs tailored for community building, culturally proficiency, and social emotional learning. 




We believe that all educators are leaders, whether they are leading a classroom, school or district.

To be a leader one must also be a constant learner. Willingness to grow and modelling this for others is integral to building a successful education system.
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School Leadership Programs

While leadership skills are embedded within all of our workshops, we offer some programs specifically designed for school leadership. 

Newly Appointed Principals Program

Combines a one week summer induction program with a year of coaching, supported by your cohort.

Supervision for Growth 

Our work with the supervision and evaluation system helps our clients develop a common language and coherent approaches around effective teaching and learning.



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