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  • Information Services

    Directory Administration

    What is Directory Administration?

    Directory Administration provides an efficient mechanism via the web for district and school staff to update and maintain information (e.g. principal's name, mailing address, programs offered) with the Department.

    Directory Administration allows one central depository for district and school level data and provides an efficient mode for maintaining and updating educational information between the Department and targeted school administrators, legislators, municipal leaders and others.

    In the past, the Department has relied on various paper forms to provide updated district profiles and personnel changes. Now districts can view, add, update and delete their own district and school information over the web. Another function of the Directory Administration application will be to create a single-source security portal for all web-accessed programs in the Department. The security of the Student Information Management System data such as State Identifiers (SASIDs) and the transmission of all data elements are integrated within Directory Administration.

    Quick Reference Guide

    There is a two-page quick reference guide for Directory Administration.

    DropBox Central

    Guide on using DropBox Central.

    List of Administrators

    List of Directory Administrators.

    Notification Forms

    Please print the appropriate form, complete all information requested, and mail or fax the form to the Department. The address and fax number are on the forms. For questions regarding these forms, please email diradmin@doe.mass.edu.

    Public School Forms

    Other Organizational Forms

    Last Updated: December 14, 2020

    Contact Us

    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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