Virtual DEI Certificate Series

Virtual DEI Certificate with Diversity @ Workplace Dates:  Feb 28; March 2,7,9,14,16 Registration is for the entire 6 session series, which runs on Tuesdays (10-12) and Thursdays (2-4) ASL users, please contact Important Registration Information: If you are registering multiple participants, please email with the individual names and emails of each participant after…


MAAPS/ASE Virtual Conference

MAAPS is excited to collaborate with ASE on: Statewide Special Education Conference Cost:  $175 per member participant billed via PayPal Location:  Virtual (Zoom link will be emailed to registered participants) ASL interpretation will be provided for the live event It is a privilege to announce Katherine Craven, Chair of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education as…


NAPSEC and MAAPS Present: International Recruiting Under the H1B Visa Program- Legal and Practical Guidance

A webinar exclusively for members of the National Association of Private Education Centers (NAPSEC) and the Massachusetts Association of Approved Special Education Schools (MAAPS). Link will be emailed to registered participants on the day of the event. The Panel will describe what the H-1B “Specialty Occupation” Visa is, and the legal process and compliance issues.…


Gender Diversity Training

Join Adam Glick, LICSW and co-owner of LiveWell Therapy Associates for an interactive discussion about understanding and supporting gender diverse students. Accessibility: This is a Zoom meeting event and will have cc enabled, but does not have ASL interpretation. About Adam: I have been practicing for 25 years and enjoy working with a wide range…


MAAPS Spring Board and Awards

Who:  MAAPS Board Members, CEO’s, Senior Leaders/Committee Chairs, or Designees MAAPS Board members and guests are invited to join us for an afternoon celebration to include our May board meeting and recognition of retiring Board members and the MAAPS Excellence in Teaching and Trieschman Direct Service Award recipients, reception to follow. This event will be…


CFO’s and Contracts Committee Gathering Sponsored by Leonard, Mulherin, and Greene

Who:  MAAPS CFO's and Contract Committee Members Generously sponsored by Leonard, Mulherin, and Greene! MAAPS member CFO's and Contracts Committee members are invited to gather at Brewer's Tap and Table in Waltham for a time of celebration, networking, and some refreshments! Join us for light fare and lighter hearts on June 7 at 4 pm!…


MAAPS/ASE Virtual Conference 2023

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Statewide Special Education Conference The State of the State: Presentations, by State Leaders and Experts on Timely and Important Special Education Leadership and Student Needs 9am-3:30 pm ASL Interpretation has been requested for this event, but is not yet confirmed. Please contact with accessibility questions.


Employment Law Seminar with Hirsch, Roberts, Weinstein (virtual)

Join attorneys Jeff Hirsch, Rich Loftus, Peter Moser, and Kathleen Berney for the annual MAAPS Employment Law Seminar. ASL interpretation has been requested for this event, but is not yet confirmed. Please direct accessibility questions to A link will be sent to participants just prior to the event. HRW’s proactive approach starts with counseling,…


Leadership Training: School Safety

Dr. Franklin Perkins School 971 Main St., Lancaster, Massachusetts

Join fellow MAAPS leaders and school safety consultant Todd McGhee of the 508 Group for a timely and important discussion of school safety, including the recent wave of “swatting” incidences in Massachusetts. Todd McGhee is a retired Massachusetts State Trooper and after a successful 24 year career in public safety he provides international training and education for…


Annual Meeting of the Association

Join MAAPS for the Annual Meeting of the Association on Wednesday, October 18 at 3:00pm. The agenda includes Board business, annual reports, and special recognitions. This event will be held at Carlson Orchards in Harvard, MA, in the semi-outdoor Cider Barn Taproom and adjoining tented and porch space. The annual meeting will begin at 3:00pm,…


Statewide Special Education Conference: An ASE/MAAPS Conference Collaboration

Hogan Center, Holy Cross 1 College St., Worcester, MA

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. PLEASE NOTE, NEW/WALK-IN REGISTRATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCOMMODATED ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT. STAY TUNED ON MAAPS.ORG FOR DETAILS ABOUT OUR NEXT CONFERENCE EVENT! As the new school year progresses, what special education leaders and school teams need to know. Join us in-person at the lovely Hogan Center at Holy…