The Office of Student Success is responsible for providing services to perspective, current, and former students in terms of program and application information, university, college, and program requirements, programmatic and academic advising, and resources for former students and alumni. our overarching goal is to assist students in navigating the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) and the larger UMass Boston system. Working closely with our faculty, we provide support for students to successfully complete their program.
Your assigned Academic Advisor will be listed in WISER on your Student Center Page. You can also refer to the chart below.
Schedule an Appointment with Your Advisor
Students that are undeclared or are interested in changing their major can schedule and advising appointment with either advisor listed above based on the number of credits earned.
- Questions related to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
- Applying for licensure (ELAR)
- Licensure verification
- Program specific and/or practicum related questions for licensure
For general questions about the Office of Student Success, email CEHDstudentsuccess@umb.edu.
CEDH General Education Requirements
In addition to providing generalized and targeted support to student, the Office of the Student Success supports students in the following areas:
MTEL workshop information:
The CEHD Office of Student Success offers the following MTEL support workshops:
- Communication and Literacy
- Foundations of Reading
- General Curriculum Multi-subject
- General Curriculum Math
- English as a Second Language
- English Subject Matter MTEL preparation workshop
- Early Childhood
For more information about MTELs, including registration, fees, test dates, and practice tests, visit the MTEL site directly.
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