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Welcome our

New Team Members
Connecting for Success Coordinators

Outstanding Vocational Student
Event Coordinator

Leadership II Coordinator
Extended Campus Coordinator










Career Technical Initiative (CTI)

Lou Lopes










Safety/OSHA Coordinator

Mario Sousa

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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 Annual
Planning Retreat & Retirement Event


2022 - 2023 MAVA

Leadership Academy II 


Friday, October 14, 2022

Saturday, October 15, 2022


Friday, November 4, 2022

Saturday, November 5, 2022


Friday, December 9, 2022

Saturday, December 10, 2022


Friday, February 10, 2023

Saturday February 11, 2023


Friday March 10, 2023

Saturday March 11, 2023


Friday May 5, 2023

Saturday May 6, 2023


June 27 and 28 (TBD Connecting for Success Conference)


Attendance at the Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 General Membership Meetings



Weekend Sessions will run from 9:00am - 4:30pm on day one and 9:00am - 4:30pm on day two with am and pm breaks as well as breaks for lunch.

Application Form coming soon...

Teachers are required to obtain

150 PDP's every five years. 

Curious about getting a license to teach in one of our schools?  Find out more by clicking here.

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 Field Office

c/o Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School

215 Fitchburg Street

Marlborough, MA  01752

Direct MAVA payments or billing inquiries:

Jeanne Rayner, MAVA Bookkeeper

85 Pine Street

Needham, MA  02492

General Questions

Steve Sharek, Executive Director Email:

Back to School Balance

MAVA Extended Campus


MAVA's Extended Campus is designed to fit into vocational teachers' schedule and needs.

Fall 2022


Opens August 8, 2022

preview for planning now available

 MAVA/Fitchburg/WSU Courses 

Check out these reduced prices for college credit courses and meet your colleagues from other vocational schools.

Fitchburg  State University


Massachusetts Association of Vocational Administrators



DESE DPH Protocols

for Responding

to COVID-19 Scenarios - SY22