Friday, May 5, 2017 @ Best Western, Marlborough, MA Visit www.maaps.org to login and register What can you expect at the maaps Conference? 30+ workshops including a dedicated strand of topics for leaders All workshops presented by leading experts from across the country Networking Opportunities with 800+ professionals PDP/CEU certificates at every workshop Workshop Topics…

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Visit www.maaps.org to register  Click Here to download the program announcement  The maaps 2017 Annual Conference on Friday May 5th will host over 30 workshops including a dedicated strand of topics for leaders. In addition, there will be networking opportunities with 800+ professionals and PDPs/CEUs certificates at every workshop. Are you looking for skills to…

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On December 5, 2016, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE) Office of Special Education Schools (OASES) issued a letter outlining the changes regarding the Notification and Documentation of Serious Incidents (Form 2). The updated Form 2 can be accessed by clicking here. There are two major changes to form 2: Schools are now…

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Apply for the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE) 249 Grant and get money to fund Professional Development for staff your school. This grant is designed just for the C766 schools (Massachusetts schools only. The 249 Grant is non-competitive and you can earn up to $3500 for Professional Development. The amount of funds available…

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Every other year in the even years, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE) requires C766 schools to update their Bullying Prevention and Intervention Plans. The next due date is December 31, 2016. According to Anne Gilligan, Safe and Healthy Schools Specialist and Bullying Plan Coordinator at ESE, C766 schools are not required to…

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Apply for the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE) 249 Grant and get money to fund Professional Development for staff at maaps member schools. This grant is designed just for the C766 schools (Massachusetts schools only). The 249 Grant is non-competitive and you can earn up to $3500 for Professional Development. The amount of…

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With a new school year underway, it is important for C766 schools to understand the law and regulations regarding student immunization. ***** To view the full Immunization Advisory issued by maaps on May 27, 2015 and all pertinent advisories on topics relevant to the successful operation of maaps member schools, please consult the Compliance Resource Manual…

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maaps is keeping a close eye on the ESE website for the 249 Grant application information. According to ESE, the 249 Grant will be available to C766 Massachusetts schools soon. As soon as it is available, maaps will alert the member schools. In the meantime, you can still plan for how you will spend your…

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Elevators in C766 schools are to be inspected at least once per year. Please be sure to check the expiration date which is located on the certificate of approval in a conspicuous place by the elevator. To schedule an inspection, please contact your elevator maintenance company. Failure to comply with this law could result in…

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Are you scheduled for an upcoming Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE) Program Review or a Mid-Cycle Review? Would you like assistance from maaps, ESE and other maaps members? The Prep Forum is a series of workshops that maaps offers to member schools to help them prepare for upcoming Program Review and Mid-Cycle Review.…

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