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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

Register for the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind (MCB) annual conference: Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS) Visions of Collaboration Conference on March 24, 2024.

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

Friday, March 22, 2024, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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

*Lunch will be provided

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:

  • Thinking Outside the IEP
  • Fostering Effective Socialization Through Extracurricular Skills-Building Experiences
  • MCAS Resources and Accommodations for Blind and Visually Impaired Students
  • What's Next? Options for Post-Graduation
  • Technology for Completing Schoolwork

Continuing Education Credits 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 contact MCB's ADA Coordinator Shauntay King at (617) 894-4352 or by March 8, 2024. Every effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations

Last Updated: January 30, 2024

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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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