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.
MAVA Remote Learning
Check out this video and see how our CTE instructors banded together to meet the challenges of hands on learning during these times.
Watch ACTE created a short video to help state CTE leaders make the case for CTE to policymakers and other key stakeholders.
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MAVA Mailing Address:
MAVA attn: Jeanne Rayner
85 Pine St., Needham, MA 02492
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.
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.
General Membership Meeting
March 4 (3:00 - 4:00pm) link will come by email
Leadership Academy One new class to start in 2021
Leadership Academy Two new class to start in 2021
All MAVA/Fitchburg Courses Spring 21 Courses
OSHA #510 & # 511 Online Saturdays - Starting May 22
See you in our Virtual CFS Conference!
Save the Dates
June 24, 25, 28 & 29, 2021
More info to come
The “Wall Street Journal” published an article highlighting the efforts vocational schools have made to adjust instruction, due to the pandemic.
Two vocational schools were featured in this national article/podcast:
•Ignite Technical Institute in Brooks County, TX
•Monty Tech, Fitchburg, MA