Education Laws and Regulations
Notice of Public Comment for Proposed Amendments to 603 CMR 4.00
Pursuant to its authority under M.G.L. c. 69, § 1B, and in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act, M.G.L. c. 30A, § 3, the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education is soliciting public comment on proposed amendments to 603 CMR 4.00, Vocational Technical Education Regulations.
The proposed amendments would: (1) support the creation of new vocational technical education programs and expand access to the full range of programs for students; (2) strengthen program quality; and (3) streamline the vocational educator license process and create additional pathways to licensure.
Copies of the proposed amendments are available on the Department's website, or by calling 781-338-3908. Written comments on the proposed amendments may be submitted by mail to: Marnie Jain, College, Career & Technical Education Office, Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, 75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148, by fax to: 781-338-3950, or by e-mail to: . The deadline for submission of public comment is VTEregulations@doe.mass.eduJanuary 31, 2020. The Board is expected to vote on the proposed amendments at its regular monthly meeting scheduled for February 25, 2020.
Last Updated: January 6, 2020