Crowdsourcing: Business License Renewal PDPs

Let’s pull together some resources we found helpful for Business license recertification in Massachusetts! The MBEA will take your suggestions and put together a helpful page on our site for Business Education teachers! The following information is posted already on the Office of Educator Licensure‘s site:


* Note that renewing a professional license now requires at least 150 PDPs that breaks down as follows:

  1. At least 15 PDPs in content (subject matter knowledge)
  2. At least 15 PDPs in pedagogy (professional skills and knowledge)
  3. At least 15 PDPs related to Sheltered English Immersion (SEI) or English as a Second Language (ESL)
  4. At least 15 PDPs related to training in strategies for effective schooling for students with disabilities and the instruction of students with diverse learning styles
  5. The remaining required 90 PDPs may be earned through either “elective” activities that address other educational issues and topics that improve student learning, or additional content, and/or pedagogy.


Please submit your suggestions for meeting the PDP requirements in the required areas above via this Google Form. Thank you so much!

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