Our Programs

 

Overview of the Site-Based Professional Licensure Programs
Offered through Catherine Leahy Brine Educational Consultants, Inc.

 

Early Childhood and Elementary Professional License Only

Secondary Education and Specialized Areas Professional License only Programs

Application Checklist for Professional License only Programs


Overview of the Early Childhood and Elementary
Professional Licensure Programs

Offered by Catherine Leahy Brine Educational Consultants, Inc.

The Professional Licensure programs are all eleven-month programs and are composed of 12 graduate credits. They may be taken as a stand-alone Professional License Program of may be embedded into the 36-credit Fitchburg State University Master of Education in Curriculum and Teaching.

a. Elementary Teacher (1-6) Program consists of:

  1. Action Research Parts I and II (3 credits for each course)
  2. Adv. Analysis of reading Ability for the Early Childhood and Elementary Teacher (3 cr.)
  3. Algebra for the Elementary Teacher ( 3 credits)
b. Early Childhood (PreK-2) Program consists of:
  1. Action Research Parts I and II (3 credits for each course)
  2. Adv. Analysis of reading Ability for the Early Childhood and Elementary Teacher (3 credits)
  3. Advanced Investigations Into Standards-Based Mathematics for the Early Childhood Educator (3 credits )
COST of Professional License Only (non degree) Program

The cost of the 12 credit Professional License (non degree program) offered through Catherine Leahy Brine, Inc. is $425 per credit. (Total cost of the 12 credit program is $5,100.)

Please note:

Additional Fees:

  • $150 application/processing fee, payable to Catherine Leahy Brine, Inc. (non-refundable)
  • book and/or materials fees for each course, as determined by each instructor
  • Tuition is made in two equal installment payments: when you begin the program and 6 months into the program
  • We accept checks, MasterCard, Visa and American Express. Please note: All credit/debit card payments are subject to a 2% credit card processing fee.

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Overview of Secondary Education and Specialized Areas Professional Licensure Programs

The Professional Licensure programs are all eleven-month programs and are composed of 12 graduate credits. Catherine Leahy Brine has been approved to offer the following Professional Licensure Programs. They may be taken as a stand-alone Professional License Program of may be embedded into the 36-credit Fitchburg State University Master of Education in Curriculum and Teaching.

  • Biology (8-12)
  • Chemistry (8-12)
  • Earth Science (8-12)
  • English (5-12)
  • General Science (5-8)
  • Health/Family and Consumer Sciences (All Levels)
  • History (5-12)
  • Mathematics (5-8; 8-12)
  • Middle School: Mathematics/Science (5-8) This is an 18 credit Program.
  • Physical Education (PreK, 5-12)
  • Physics (8-12)
  • Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities (Pre K-8; 5-12)
Secondary and Specialized Area Programs consist of:
  1. Action Research Parts I and II (3 credits each)
  2. Advanced Research in Education (3 credits)
  3. A content course specific to the area of license (3 credits)
Cost of The Professional License Programs

The cost of the 12 credit Professional License (non degree program) offered through Catherine Leahy Brine, Inc. is $425 per credit. (Total cost of the 12 credit program is $5,100.)

Please note:

Additional Fees:

  • $150 application/processing fee, payable to Catherine Leahy Brine, Inc. (non-refundable)
  • book and/or materials fees for each course, as determined by each instructor
  • Tuition is made in two equal installment payments: when you begin the program and 6 months into the program
  • We accept checks, MasterCard, Visa and American Express. Please note: All credit/debit card payments are subject to a 2% credit card processing fee.

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License Only Program Application Checklist:

  • Resume
  • Three letters of recommendation on school letterhead from someone who supervises you
  • Official, unopened transcripts from all degrees held, sent directly to us at 98 Randolph St, So. Weymouth 02190
  • Personal Statement:
      1. Choose one of the following prompts and write an essay no longer than one full page:
      1. Tell us about a positive situation in which you helped a person and made a significant difference in that person's life.
      2. What are the most important factors in establishing a long-term working relationship with students, friends, etc.?
      3. Tell us about a significant event that involved you in a teaching or helping role.
        • Describe the situation as it occurred at the time.
        • What did you do in that particular situation?
        • How did you feel about the situation at the time you were experiencing it?
        • How do you feel about the situation now?
        • What would you change, if anything?
  • Catherine Leahy Brine Cover Sheet
  • $150.00 application fee
  • Proof of SEI Endorsement if you have already taken the SEI course.
  • Copy of your teaching license.
    All application materials should be mailed directly to:

    Catherine Leahy Brine, Inc.
    98 Randolph St.
    So. Weymouth, MA 02190
    Credits may not be transferred into the stand- alone 21-credit license program.

    All graduate credit is awarded through our higher education partner, Fitchburg State University.

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