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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.

Educational Options

The Center for Educational Options works to expand, enhance, and ensure equitable access to high quality educational options for learners of all ages, especially for those who have been historically underserved. These options include traditional public schools; charter, vocational/technical, and virtual schools; early college and innovation pathway programs; adult education; out-of-school time, and other educational programs such as METCO and school choice. See Choosing a School: A Family Guide to Educational Options in Massachusetts for more information.

Contact Us

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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