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Educational Personnel Advisory Council

Council Statement

The Educational Personnel Advisory Council advises the Commissioner and the Board of Education on issues pertaining to all educational personnel. The current focus is on accountability and support for educator quality at every level, specifically in the areas of recruitment and retention, induction and mentoring, preparation program approval, and resources for educators. Advice on the development of programs to prepare new school leaders will be a priority this year.

FY2017-2018 Meeting Schedule

Tuesday, January 30, 2018MSAA/MIAA Office - Franklin
Wednesday, June 6, 2018DESE - Malden

All meetings start at 9:30 AM and end at 12:30 PM, unless otherwise noted.

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FY2017-2018 Educational Personnel Advisory Council (EPAC) Members

Ms. Jill FlandersElementary Committee MemberMassachusetts Elementary Principals Association
Mr. John AntonucciSuperintendent Duxbury Public SchoolsMassachusetts Association of School Superintendents
Ms. Desiree IveyDirector of Teacher Training & Recruitment Shady Hill School
Mr. Carol GregoryExecutive DirectorMassachusetts Association of School Personnel Administrators
Ms. Mary Ann McKinnonPast PresidentMassachusetts Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
Mr. Daniel MurphyDirector of Ed. Policy & ProgramsAmerican Federation of Teachers, MA
Mr. Richard PearsonAssociate Executive Director; Council ChairMassachusetts Secondary School Administrators Association
Ms. Elizabeth Shevlin TripathiEducational Policy SpecialistMassachusetts Teachers Association

Contact Information

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Liaison

George Sheehan
Office of Educator Licensure
Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street - Third Floor
Malden, MA 02148-4906
Phone: 781-338-6660
Fax: 781-338-3391

Last Updated: June 1, 2018
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