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The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education

The mission of the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education is to strengthen the Commonwealth's public education system so that every student is prepared to succeed in postsecondary education, compete in the global economy, and understand the rights and responsibilities of American citizens.

Goals & Priorities, 2008-2010

  1. Educator Effectiveness
    Work in partnership with key stakeholders to establish an effective educator workforce development system, including recruitment, preparation, licensure, license renewal, induction, mentoring, supervision, evaluation, and career enhancement.

  2. Curriculum and Instruction
    Work in partnership with key stakeholders to build capacity of schools and districts to provide high quality curriculum and instruction for all students and prepare them for college and careers.

  3. Accountability Redesign
    Work in partnership with stakeholders to develop the processes for district and school review and assistance that will produce an efficient, integrated, transparent, fair, and effective system for building the capacity of districts and schools to ensure high level teaching and learning.

  4. Supports for Students and Families
    Work in partnership with stakeholders to provide students and families with access to the school- and community-based social, health, nutrition, and other supports they need to benefit from educational opportunity.

  5. State Leadership and Operations
    Organize and build capacity within the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to assist schools and districts.

ESE Goals and Priorities, 2008-2010 --- Progress Report: August 2009



Last Updated: September 17, 2009
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