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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.

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STEM AP Access Expansion Opportunity

Expand STEM Opportunities at Your School — Join us on Tuesday, 4/5 at 5:30

The STEM Advanced Placement Access Expansion Opportunity, which aims to give students greater access to AP® STEM courses, is currently enrolling students for 2022-2023. The effort is a partnership between DESE and online course provider VHS Learning and is funded by a U.S. Department of Education grant. The program prioritizes schools that traditionally have not had the capacity or resources to offer AP STEM classes and, within those schools, students who have been historically underrepresented in STEM. Participating high schools can offer online AP® STEM courses free to students courses through a paced asynchronous format that offers flexibility while still requiring frequent interactions with classmates and the teacher. More than 60 Massachusetts schools have already signed up, and two-thirds of the available seats have been committed. If you have not already, please join us on Tuesday, April 5th at 5:30 pm to learn about the opportunity, and schedule a meeting with Jennifer Gwatkin to discuss offering these free STEM AP courses at your school for the upcoming school year.

Last Updated: March 31, 2022

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

Voice: (781) 338-3000
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