Curriculum Framework Revision Phase Two SME’s Needed TIME SENSITIVE

Colleagues, The DESE has chosen the following programs for the framework revision: Auto Collision, Cosmetology (Barbering), Graphic Arts, Design and Visual Communications, HVAC-R, Medical Assisting, Plumbing   *Vocational technical program Subject matter experts (SME) are needed in each of these vocational technical programs. *Academic content SME’s with knowledge in one of more of these programs … Read more

New England Educators Conference and Project MFG contest

Colleagues, We are most pleased to forward this Professional Development Opportunity for members of your vocational technical staff. We appreciate Brian Cummings (MVA) for forwarding this email and flyer from Toni Neary – Director of Education for Haas/HTEC regarding the upcoming New England Regional HTEC Educators Conference. It is Brian’s hope that as many educators … Read more

VTEL Test Prep

Posted on behalf of Peter D. DewarAssistant Executive Director Massachusetts Association of Vocational                                                           VTEL Test Prep Taking any standardized test can be difficult, especially if some time has passed since you sat in a classroom and were asked to write an essay.  This preparation class will concentrate on test phobia, technology phobia, and composition. … Read more

Test Newsletter

Good Morning everyone,I hope you are all continuing to enjoy your summer.  After consulting with as many board members as possible, our MVA Summer Retreat will be held on Thursday, August 15th at Patriot Place.  Please disregard any dates suggested from previous emails, as the 15th has been finalized.  Thank you to all those who let me … Read more

VTE Framework Revision Project

Vocational Technical Education (VTE) Framework Revision Project Summer 2019 The Office for College, Career, and Technical Education (OCCTE) will be revising “selected” vocational frameworks during the summer of 2019, during Phase 1 of a multi-year Vocational Technical Education (VTE) Framework Revision Project.  The Department has hired the MA Association of Vocational Administrators (MAVA) as the consultant to … Read more