• Important Notice:  (Updated 8/25/2020) 

    **The written exam schedule has been updated to include written exam dates for September 2020-June 2021**

    Each test session will be limited to 25 candidates.  For information regarding registering please see the Written Exam Information page - Click Here

    **For questions regarding the MVTTTP written exam please email lboyd@gltech.org.


    DUE TO THE CURRENT COVID-19 PANDEMIC, PERFORMANCE EXAM SCHEDULING HAS BEEN PLACED ON HOLD UNTIL TEST SITES ARE AVAILABLE.  Questions regarding the performance exams you should be directed to the Massachusetts Vocational Technical Teacher Testing Program.

    Performance exams may be scheduled in the March/April time frame contingent upon the availability of exam sites.  Performance exam registrations will open once performance exam dates are set.


    MVTTTP COVID-19Policies, Procedures and Guidelines - Click Here

    For DESE COVID-19 Licensure Information -  Click Here 



    The Massachusetts Vocational Technical Teacher Testing Program's role in the teacher licensure process consists of assessing the candidate's minimum competency in Chapter 74 Vocational Technical Program areas by administering both Written and Performance Exams.  Technical Teacher Testing Program is limited to the administration of the Vocational Technical subject area written and performance examinations ONLY.

    The Testing Program's hours of operation are weekdays from 7:15 a.m. through 2:45 p.m. and we are located at Greater Lowell Technical High School in Tyngsboro, Massachusetts.


    **Please mail all registration forms and correspondance to:

    Massachusetts Vocational Technical Teacher Testing Program

    P.O. Box 519

    Dracut, MA  01826


    If you have any questions or would like an exam package mailed to you please contact Mrs. Lisa Boyd, Administrative Assistant, at lboyd@gltech.org.

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    Testing Program Outline, Details and Forms

    A. Candidate Handbook 2020-2021 - The Handbook contains detailed information on the Vocational Technical Teacher Testing Program.  Candidates are strongly urged to keep it on hand as a reference to be used to answer any questions that they may have regarding the testing process for Vocational Technical Teacher Testing Program Written and Performance Exams.


     B. 2020-2021 Written Exam Registration Form - To register for a written exam you need to print the registration form and mail it to Massachusetts Vocational Technical Teacher Testing Program, P.O. Box 519, Dracut, MA  01826 along with your exam fee payable to GLTHS Teacher Testing by money order.  The cost of the written exam is $175.00.

    Registrations forms must be received by the specified deadline dates.  Registration forms will not be accepted without payment.  If your travel plans preclude you from having it in by the deadline date you should contact Lisa Boyd.

    We DO NOT accept personal checks, business checks, credit cards or CASH.

    • Candidates must pass the written examination with a score of 70% or above before registering for the performance exam.
    • Once you pass the written exam you will be mailed a performance exam registration form.
    • If you need a performance exam registration form please contact the Testing Program Office.


    C. Exam Outlines and Resources
    Outlines for each Written and Performance Examination as well as a list of resources and required materials/tools in order to prepare and take the exam.

    D. Results Verification Request Form
    Complete this form to request verification of your test results. This request is for FAILING CANDIDATES only

    E. Withdrawal/Refund Request Form
    Use this form if you have already registered and wish to withdraw from one of the exams for which you have registered or if you wish to withdraw your registration entirely.

    F. Alternative Testing Arrangements Request Form
    Alternative testing arrangements that are reasonable in the context of this licensure exam and supported by documentation may be provided, upon request, to candidates who would not be able to take the exam under standard conditions.  Candidates who may be eligible for alternative testing arrangements are:

    • Candidates whose religious practices do not allow them to take tests on Saturdays; or
    • Candidates with physical disabilities (e.g., visual impairments, motor disabilities, illness, or injury) or cognitive or emotional disabilities (e.g., learning disabilities); or
    • Food Allergies which would prevent participation in a particular portion of the Culinary Arts Performance Exam (i.e., fish, shellfish and certain food allergies).
    • Candidates whose military obligations conflict with the established Saturday test schedu
    • Testing Candidates who are particularly vulnerable to COVID-19 according to the guidelines provided by CDC.

    You may make a request for alternative testing arrangements when you register for the VTTTP only during the regular registration period.  To ensure that there is adequate time to process your request, you are required to register and submit all required information no later than 30 calendar days prior to the scheduled examination.