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Meeting the pivotal needs of educators

District-Based PD

In-District Professional Development

Custom programs for your district from an approved provider with MA DESE. Workshops for school & district leadership teams, supervision and evaluation, teacher leaders, classroom teachers, para-professionals and more.

> Customized district-based Professional Development

> Supervision & Evaluation (EdEval)

Leadership Institutes

Year-long training and round-table collaboration tailored to your role and years of experience. Solve problems, foster improvement, and apply learnings and best practices. Now enrolling.

> Learn more about our Leadership Institutes

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment

Graduate-level courses & PDP workshops are offered throughout the year. Topics include culture, leadership, special populations, content-based training, curriculum, and more.

> View our Open Enrollment catalog

> Sheltered English Immersion (SEI) endorsement

Academic & Licensure

Cohort Leadership

Cohort based leadership licensure, degree, and certificate programs are offered in partnership with other colleges.

> Superintendent EdD & Licensure
> Principal MEd & Licensure
> Teacher Leadership Certificate

Andre Ravenelle

André Ravenelle Executive Director of Teachers21

Dear Colleagues,

We recognize that given evolving events, you are facing unprecedented challenges. While you are attending to overwhelming issues in your districts, know that we continue to be a trusted partner responding to your needs.  Teachers21 blend of rigor, practical instruction and infusion of social emotional learning, diversity, and equity throughout our programs equips teachers and administrators to address these challenges.

Please reach out to me directly at regarding services to support your needs.

I offer my gratitude and respect for the cooperation, care and professionalism you have displayed to support our school communities.


Superintendent Roundtables

Invaluable forums to share challenges, opportunities and resources among trusted colleagues. Please follow this link to register your interest in joining one of our groups.

Student Opportunity Act

The Student Opportunity Act is a milestone for education in Massachusetts. The long-awaited program infuses support for districts to ensure that students receive the education they need to thrive.  As you develop your plans and implement your programs, work with Teachers21 to meet your Professional Development needs. Our programs align with Priority Programs for Talent Development, Enhanced Core Instruction and Targeted Supports. 

Superintendent Licensure / EdD (PSAP/LLSP) Program

Deadline for Application is Feb 1, 2021.  The next cohort begins July 2021. 

The Professional School Administrator Program / Leadership Licensure Program provides an opportunity for full-time administrators to obtain their superintendent licensure and a Doctor of Education in educational leadership from Boston College.  

Learn more and apply through Boston College: Doctor of Education (EdD) in Educational Leadership 

View the PSAP/LLPS Fact Sheet

SEI Full Teacher Endorsement Courses

The course will prepare Massachusetts teachers with the knowledge and skills to effectively shelter their content instruction so that the growing population of English language learners (ELLs) can access curriculum, achieve academic success, and contribute their multilingual and multicultural resources as participants and future leaders in the 21st century global economy. Participants will earn the SEI teacher endorsement upon completing the course. 

Begins February 2nd (Tuesdays)  Catalog #3343
Begins February 4th  (Thursdays)  Catalog #3344 

SEI Administrator Course

This course will prepare Massachusetts school administrators with the knowledge and skills necessary to be effective reviewers and instructional leaders of educators who teach English language learners so that our growing population of English Language Learners (ELLs) can access curriculum, achieve academic success, and contribute their multilingual and multicultural resources as participants and future leaders in the 21st century global economy.

Begins March 1st Catalog #3345

Leadership Licensure Program (LLP) Principal/Assistant Principal or Supervisor/Director licensure

Now accepting application for the 2021-2022 program year. The next cohort begins July 2021. 

  • A cohort-based program designed for working teachers and administrators 
  • Provides rigorous academic and performance standards coupled with continual support during the instructional program and the practicum
  • NEW - additional weekend module (optional) focusing on the unique role of Guidance Director
  • Administered by the Massachusetts School Administrators' Association with Teachers21 providing curriculum and instruction 
  • Earn CAGS (optional)

Learn more 

Licensed Educational Psychologist (LEP) Program 

Group Supervision for practicing school psychologists applicable toward requirements for the LEP credential.

William James College offers group supervision for practicing school psychologists. Clinical supervision promotes reflective practice, supports ongoing professional development, affords consultation on legal and ethical issues, and helps practitioners effectively address the challenges of providing school psychological services. Participation will:

  • Promote reflective practice and continued development of professional knowledge and skills;
  • Help the practitioner address challenges in providing schools psychological services; and 
  • Be applicable toward the 60-hour Supervised Clinical Experience requirements for the Licensed Educational Psychologist (LEP) credential. 

Register your interest 

Leadership Institutes - 2020-2021

Support and Development for new and seasoned leaders

School Leaders often struggle with the numerous and unexpected demands of the job, now more than ever. Develop as you learn with and lean on a cohort of your peers addressing problems of practice such as COVID, Equity and Hybrid Learning

  • Sharpen communication skills and engagement strategies
  • Consider research based approaches; frameworks; and protocols to address problems
  • Find balance—not just life balance, but striking the balance between technical and adaptive leadership 

Register your interest for 2021-2022 Cohorts