Message from the Executive Director
In response to the public health emergency resulting from the COVID-19 outbreak in Massachusetts, Massachusetts Association of Approved Private Schools (MAAPS) announces that as of March 12, 2020 our staff will be working at home in an effort to mitigate the effects of the virus. While we will be rescheduling or postponing all public events that cannot take place in an online/remote format, MAAPS will remain open. Please check social media and communications for the latest updates on upcoming events. Our advocacy work on behalf of our member schools and the children and youth they serve has continued, without pause.
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Welcome to maaps
The Massachusetts Association of 766 Approved Private Schools (MAAPS) was founded in 1978 as a statewide association of schools dedicated to providing educational programs and services to students with special needs, particularly students who require specialized education programs and services as guaranteed by Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 766. MAAPS represents 81 member schools serving approximately 6,800 children with special needs from Massachusetts and other states and countries. MAAPS’ mission is to represent private special education schools in their goal of providing the highest quality education to students with special needs. Visit us at www.maaps.org. For a directory of MAAPS members please contact MAAPS at email@example.com.