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Using This Website

5. What is the best way to browse/navigate this site?

There are several methods for navigating:

  • "Select Program Area" Dropdown Menu - if you know exactly what section of our site you want, this is the fastest way to get there.

  • Hierarchical Navigation - The top of each page contains three-tiered hierarchical menus to represent the structure of our site. If you do not know exactly what you are looking for, this is the best method for browsing the site.

  • Sub Navigation - The left side of the interface is reserved for sub site navigation. These menus are context-specific to the page subject matter.

  • A-Z Site Index - This is a graphical representation of our site's structure with active links

  • DESE Logo - located at the top and bottom every page, this doubles as a return link to our home page

Contact Us

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148-4906

Voice: (781) 338-3000
TTY: (800) 439-2370


Disclaimer: A reference in this website to any specific commercial products, processes, or services, or the use of any trade, firm, or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the public and does not constitute endorsement or recommendation by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.