Massachusetts Department of Education Guidelines

Massachusetts DESE (Department of Elementary Secondary Education) is responsible for all public school services in the Commonwealth from pre-k to high school. DESE is actively working on plans and guidance for Massachusetts public schools for the upcoming school year. Please check back often as more information becomes available.

For additional support and information, please call 508-947-8779 ext 210 or [email protected]

Returning To School Safely, Together: The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is working with your children’s school district to help everyone return to learning this fall. Because of the pandemic, we are all learning new ways of doing things. And we remain committed to the well-being and growth of every student.

Family Portal: Please find a sampling of links on this portal page to information and resources on the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s (DESE) website about topics that may be of interest to families, and to those supporting family engagement in education.