Welcome to MAVA!


Leadership in Career and Technical Education


The Massachusetts Association of Vocational Administrators (MAVA) represents the interests of vocational technical educators and administrators from public high schools throughout the commonwealth.

Teachers are required to obtain 150 PDP's every five years. This site is the best reference source for finding relevant courses for your professional development needs.


Whether you are on the path to obtain your initial licensure or working towards recertification, MAVA is your trusted resource for training and education.


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MAVA Mailing Address: 

MAVA attn: Jeanne Rayner

85 Pine St., Needham, MA 02492

‹EMAIL: info@mava.us

PHONE: 508-274-3087

Breaking News!!

We have received a Mass. Department of Industrial Accidents Safety Grant.  These grant funds will only be available to offset the cost of the Winter #510 and #511 standards courses.  (Not the Summer courses)

This one time opportunity will provide a $500 refund to the payee upon submission of a copy of the  #510 or #511 course completion certificate.  Participants must attend all 5 days of the course.

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Upcoming Opportunities!


General Membership Meeting

 & ​Retirement Recognition Dinner

March 5, 2020


Public Relations

April 3, 2020 

NFPA Hot Work Safety




Kevin Farr, Executive Director of MAVA, brings over 34 years of leadership in Career Technical Education (CTE). Retiring from Upper Cape Tech as Superintendent after 33 years and 1 year as Interim Superintendent at Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School. Kevin remains committed to guiding our school districts into the new millennium.

  Kevin believes in collaboration, community service and unity amongst all members of technical education in the commonwealth of Massachusetts.


The MAVA Pro Tour

MAVA Golfers enjoyed a beautiful day and a fun and competitive round of golf at the Executive Retreat on August 7, 2019

There are 81 Vocational technical programs in the state of Massachusetts. click here view listings of all of them.


CFS Summer Conference hosts over

700 people at Assabet Valley

in Marlboro

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