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The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education

Board Meeting Schedule and Agendas

Whenever possible, Board meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of every month. Exceptions for 2016-2017 include November and December. All meetings will begin at 8:30 a.m. at the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, located at 75 Pleasant Street in Malden, unless otherwise noted. The Board also frequently holds a special meeting the Monday evening before each regular meeting. We will post information on special meetings (including date, time, and location) in advance of each meeting.

Contact: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
781-338-3112

Board Meetings

2018-2019

  • Tuesday, September 18, 2018, Regular Meeting — Posted: 09/10/2018 3:35 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 30, 2018, Regular Meeting — Posted: 10/22/2018 11:05 a.m.
  • Tuesday, November 20, 2018, Regular Meeting — Posted: 11/13/2018 2:35 a.m.
  • Tuesday, December 18, 2018, Regular Meeting — Posted: 12/10/2018 10:52 a.m.
  • Tuesday, January 22, 2019, Regular Meeting*
    (*If a Monday Special Meeting is needed, it will be held on January 14, 2019)
  • Monday, February 11, 2019, Special Meeting
  • Tuesday, February 12, 2019, Regular Meeting
  • Monday, March 25, 2019, Special Meeting
  • Tuesday, March 26, 2019, Regular Meeting
  • Monday, April 22, 2019, Special Meeting
  • Tuesday, April 23, 2019, Regular Meeting
  • Monday, May 20, 2019, Special Meeting
  • Tuesday, May 21, 2019, Regular Meeting
  • Monday, June 24, 2019, Special Meeting
  • Tuesday, June 25, 2019, Regular Meeting

Committee Meetings

  • The Early College Joint Committee (ECJC) is meeting on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. (location is One Ashburton Place, 14th Floor, Department of Higher Education, Large Conference Room.) — Posted: 10/31/2018 2:22 p.m.
  • Budget Committee Meeting, Monday, October 22, 2018, 2:00pm–4:00pm — Department of Elementary and Secondary Education — 75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA — Posted: 10/15/2018 3:20 p.m.
  • Budget Committee Meeting, Tuesday, September 18, 2018 — Posted: 09/10/2018 5:57 p.m.
  • Early College Joint Committee Meeting, Tuesday, July 17, 2018
  • Budget Committee Meeting, Tuesday, June 26, 2018 — Cancelled
  • Early College Joint Committee Meeting, Wednesday, April 25, 2018
  • Preliminary Screening Committee Meeting, Thursday, January 11, 2018 — Cancelled
  • Preliminary Screening Committee Meeting, Wednesday, January 10, 2018
  • Preliminary Screening Committee Meeting, Monday, January 8, 2018
  • Preliminary Screening Committee Meeting, Monday, December 18, 2017
  • Preliminary Screening Committee Meeting, Monday, November 27, 2017
  • Budget Committee, November 3, 2017
  • Budget Committee, October 17, 2017

Public Comment Opportunities

No Public Hearings are scheduled

Public Hearings/Public Forums

No Public Hearings are scheduled

Task Force Meetings



* The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education welcomes public comment on matters within its purview. Accordingly, the Board makes available a maximum 30-minute period at its regular meetings for persons in the audience to address the Board for no longer than 3 minutes. Written material of any length may be submitted. Preference will be given to persons who seek to address the Board on specific agenda items for the upcoming Board meeting. Agendas for upcoming Board meetings are generally posted 5 days prior to the meeting at Board Documents webpage. Persons wishing to speak are strongly encouraged to submit their request before the day of the meeting; contact information is provided below. Preference will be given to those who submit requests by 5:00 p.m. on the Thursday preceding the regular Tuesday meeting. If time permits, the chairman will allow members of the public who have not contacted the Department in advance to speak in the public comment period; those individuals must sign in prior to the start of the meeting. The chairman may limit the number of speakers due to time constraints and may increase or reduce the time allocated per speaker. While there is no requirement to submit written testimony, a speaker who elects to do so should submit 15 copies of the testimony prior to or at the meeting for distribution to Board members. Requests to address the Board, written testimony, and other inquiries may be transmitted by mail, e-mail, fax, or telephone to: Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, 75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148, Phone: 781-338-3112, Fax: 781-338-3770, E-mail: boe@doe.mass.edu.

The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, an affirmative action employer, is committed to ensuring that all of its programs and facilities are accessible to all members of the public. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender identity, or sexual orientation. Inquiries regarding the Department's compliance with Title IX and other civil rights laws may be directed to the Human Resources Director, 75 Pleasant St., Malden, MA 02148, phone: 781-338-6105.

Notification in accordance with Chapter 30A of the General Laws.

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Last Updated: December 10, 2018
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