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Directory Administration, District Information Update

To:Superintendents and Charter School Leaders
From:Mitchell D. Chester, Ed.D.
Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education
Date:August 31, 2009


As we approach the start of the new school year, it is important that all contact information for your district and schools are up to date. For your information, the listing of job titles maintained in directory administration is attached. This information must be updated through the security portal within the directory administration application. The listing of school district staff that should be contacted to update this information can be found at the following link:

Other updates such as school openings/closings, name changes or grade configurations are handled by ESE directly and require written approval from your district. The approval forms are located here: Please be sure to fill them out completely and sign them before faxing.

In addition to the above, we would also like to inform you of two new functions within DA that are available for you to assign contacts to:

  • District Early Childhood Coordinator
  • District After-School and Out-of-School Time Coordinator
  • District Data Coordinator

Assigning contacts to these functions will ensure all ESE correspondence will be sent to the appropriate staff in your district.

If you have any questions relating to directory administration, please contact Kerrie Anastas in the Data Collection office at 781-338-3663 or

District and School Level Job Titles

District Level
After-School and Out-of-School Time Coordinator Human Resources Director
Assistant Superintendent Library/Media Services Director
Career and Technical Education Director MCAS Test Coordinator
Curriculum Director METCO Director
Data Warehouse Contact Nutrition Director
District Data CoordinatorPreschool Coordinator
Dropout Prevention Liaison Professional Development Director
Early Childhood Coordinator Reading First Director
Educational Technology Director School Business Official
Educator Preparation Director School Nurse Leader
English Language Learner Director SIMS Contact
EPIMS Contact Special Education Director
Grants Coordinator Superintendent
Guidance Director Title I Director
Homeless Liaison

School Level
Assistant Principal
Guidance Counselor
MCAS Test Coordinator
Nutrition Coordinator
School Nurse

Last Updated: August 31, 2009
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