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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.

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.

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.



Connect with Us


MAVA Mailing Address: 

MAVA attn: Jeanne Rayner

85 Pine St., Needham, MA 02492

‹EMAIL: info@mava.us

PHONE: 508-274-3087

 MAVA Cancellations and Postponements


Outstanding Vocational Student Awards Banquet for April 9, 2020 has been CANCELLED.


Leadership Academy I has been postponed from April 2020 to November 2020 (dates to be determined).


Leadership Academy II has been postponed from April 3 and 4 to  TENTATIVE DATES of May 8 and 9, 2020.


All MAVA/Fitchburg Courses have gone online till further notice.


Meeting in Malden with Commssioner and MAVA Officers  April 6, 2020has not been addressed at this time. 


BOD Meeting and Skills USA May 1, 2020 at BVT- CANCELLED

Public Relations Seminar-Postponed

NFPA Hot Work Safety

Certificate Register Here 


2020 CFS is cancelled 


click CFS logo below for more information



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


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

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