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The Department has moved to 135 Santilli Highway in Everett. The Department's office and Licensure Welcome Center are open. The new location has free parking and is a short walk from the Wellington station on the MBTA's Orange Line.
Educator Effectiveness

MA Equity Strategies

Use the following links to find more information from DESE about individual strategies and resources included in the 2015 Equity Plan and 2017 Equity Update .

Key Strategies to Eliminate Equity Gaps in Educator Access

Strategy 1: Improve Educator Impact through Educator Preparation

Strategy 2: Improve Educator Effectiveness by Supporting Effective Implementation of the Educator Evaluation Framework

Strategy 3: Focus on the Student Learning Experience

Strategy 4: Develop and Implement the Educator Effectiveness Guidebook for Inclusive Practice

Strategy 5: Pilot Equity Approaches through a Professional Learning Network

Additional Programs and Ongoing Work that Address Equity Gaps

Last Updated: June 3, 2020

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Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
135 Santilli Highway, Everett, MA 02149

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


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