Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE)

Educational Personnel Advisory Council

2021-22 Educational Personnel Advisory Council (EPAC) Meeting Schedule

  • Tuesday, November 9th from 3–5pm
  • Thursday, February 10 from 3–5pm (rescheduled from 1/12)
  • Thursday, April 14 from from 3:30–5pm (rescheduled from 3/15 and 3/30)
  • Tuesday, May 24th, from 3–5pm (rescheduled from 5/5)

Under state law, all meetings of this advisory council are open and accessible to the public. All 2021-22 meetings will be held virtually, see the following information for the Zoom meetings for those that would like to attend: and Meeting ID: 379 917 7895.

2021-22 Educational Personnel Advisory Council (EPAC) Members

NameTitleRepresenting Organization
Ms. Desiree Ivey, EPAC ChairExecutive Director, Shady Hill Teacher Training CenterShady Hill School
Mr. John AntonucciSuperintendent North Attleboro Public SchoolsMassachusetts Association of School Superintendents
Dr. Ray LewisDean, Worcester State UniversityStanding Committee on Preparing Educators, Public University System
Ms. Carol GregoryExecutive DirectorMassachusetts Association of School Personnel Administrators
Dr. Cheryl StanleyPast PresidentMassachusetts Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
Mr. Daniel MurphyDirector of Ed. Policy & ProgramsAmerican Federation of Teachers, MA
Mr. Richard PearsonAssociate Executive DirectorMassachusetts School Administrators Association
Ms. Elizabeth Shevlin TripathiEducational Policy SpecialistMassachusetts Teachers Association
Mr. Elijah HeckstallPrincipalDudley Street Neighborhood Charter School
Ms. Jill FlandersElementary Committee MemberMassachusetts School Administrators Association
Takeru Nagayoshi2020 Teacher of the YearPanorama Education
Danielle PhillipsManaging Director of Paradigm ShiftFive College Consortium
Sam OffseyStudentLexington High School

2020-2021 Annual Report

Contact Information

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Liaison

Elizabeth Losee
Director of Educator Effectiveness Policy
Office of Educator Effectiveness
Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street — First Floor
Malden, MA 02148-4906

Last Updated: June 3, 2022

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Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148-4906

Voice: (781) 338-3000
TTY: (800) 439-2370


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