Senate Ways and Means Budget Released this Week; maaps Action Network Sign-up The Senate Ways and Means came out with their budget. This is the first step of the budget process for the Senate. After this release, Senators will have a limited amount of time to file amendments, which they will then debate and vote…

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Dear Friends and Colleagues, As many of you know, NEARI recently lost Steve Bengis, our Executive Director and Co-founder. We are currently instituting our search for his successor.  Attached is a job posting for the position of NEARI Executive Director.  We would appreciate it if you would distribute this posting as widely as possible to…

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Ivy Street School is looking for a Special Education Director to manage all aspects of our educational program. Our students have behavioral health issues, neurological issues, brain injuries and are on the autism spectrum. Ivy Street is a highly regarded 766 school located in a residential neighborhood a few blocks from Boston University. Our school…

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 Do you still want to join the Longitudinal Study? Don’t miss out! Do you have students graduating this summer or in 2015? Do you have students aging out of special education eligibility? Then you should join the Longitudinal Study! Contact Theresa Melito at 978-909-5308 or email at tmelito@maaps.org to be a part of this exciting…

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Fingerprint and Background Check Update As many of you are aware the current policy for C766 schools that are both DESE approved and EEC licensed is that the employees that work with both aspects of the programs need to be fingerprinted twice; once for EEC and once for the DESE. maaps is aware of this…

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Join the Prep Forum Are you scheduled for an upcoming Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) Program Review or a Mid-Cycle Review? Would you like assistance from maaps, the DESE and other programs like yours? If so…the Prep Forum is for you! What is the Prep Forum? The Prep Forum is a series of…

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Conference Committee Attendance Survey We know that it is tough to educate your students, and the maaps conference committee works diligently to bring you meaningful workshop at the annual maaps conference. You can help us in the process by sharing this quick survey with your staff and by taking this quick survey yourself. Your input…

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