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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.

Career Technical Education’s Vital Role in Economic Recovery

Watch ACTE created a short video to help state CTE leaders make the case for CTE to policymakers and other key stakeholders.


Connect with Us


MAVA Mailing Address: 

MAVA attn: Jeanne Rayner

85 Pine St., Needham, MA 02492

‹EMAIL: info@mava.us

PHONE: 508-274-3087

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.

 MAVA Updates

MAVA Hot Work Safety Certification Program


Construction Supervisor License Online Course


Leadership Academy One new class to start in 2021


Leadership Academy Two new class to start in 2021


All MAVA/Fitchburg Courses Spring 21 Course Registrations open

OSHA  #510 & # 511 Online Saturdays - Starting 2/27/21

Outstanding Vocational Student Award Nominees


See you in 2021!

Vocational Schools across Mass. donate

13,000 masks, 140,000 gloves

to organizations across state

The Massachusetts Association of Vocational Administrators (MAVA) released a video showcasing the efforts of the schools during the pandemic. The “Boston Globe” published an article and a video link see below:

Looking for Contacts for Administrators in Vocational Technical Programs in the state of Massachusetts? 

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