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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.

Special Education

Massachusetts Commission for the Blind (MCB) Annual Pre-ETS Vision of Collaboration Conference

Friday, March 24, 2023, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Four Points by Sheraton
Norwood Hotel and Conference Center
1125 Boston Providence Turnpike
Norwood, MA 02062

Who should attend:

  • TVIs
  • COMS
  • Special Education Directors
  • IEP Team Leaders
  • Guidance Counselors
  • Transition Professionals

Registration: No cost to attend. Advance registration is required.

Topics include:

  • Tools for Transition Planning
  • 5th Year of High School: Our Less Conventional Path to College Success
  • Importance of Orientation and Mobility in the Transition Process
  • APH Expanded Core Curriculum: Resources
  • Program Innovations and Future Ideas
  • The IEP Improvement Project Updates

5.5 Ces for ACVREP or CRC* will be offered.
*(CRC — currently seeking approval, not guaranteed)
You may also earn a Certificate of Completion.
Certificates will be emailed to you within 2 weeks after the event.
Participants must attend ENTIRE live event.
Attendance will be taken.

If you require an ADA accommodation, please submit the online request form or contact MCB's ADA Coordinator Shauntay King at (617) 894-4352 or by March 10, 2023. Every effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations

Last Updated: February 10, 2023

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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