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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.

Professional Development

2022 Fall Professional Development (PD) Provider Registry Application

PD Provider Registry:

The Department is pleased to announce the 2022 Fall Professional Development (PD) Provider Registry application. The application is for providers interested in becoming approved and added to DESE's online registry, approved providers seeking approval for additional content areas, and providers who need to renew their three-year approval. The Department welcomes a variety of providers, such as professional organizations, non-public schools, not-for-profit organizations, private and for-profit organizations, individuals, educational partnerships, corporations, educational agencies, and associations whose programs demonstrate characteristics of the Massachusetts Standards for High Quality PD.

The online application will be available from Wednesday, September 7 through Wednesday, October 5 through DESE's PD Resources & Tools for Providers page. Applications will be reviewed starting on Thursday, October 6 in order of receipt, with an expected turnaround time of one to two months. Providers are encouraged to consider providing online PD opportunities. Anyone with questions about the application can email .

Last Updated: September 6, 2022

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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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