The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education oversees the Commonwealth's K-12 education system and adult basic education, including school finance and district support, student assessment, curriculum and instruction, educator preparation and licensure, charter schools, vocational-technical education, English language learner programs, student support services, and special education. For records related to the Department's work, go to DESE Public Records Center.
Helene Bettencourt, Primary Records Access Officer
Title: Associate Commissioner for Communications and Planning
Business address: 75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148
Telephone: (781) 338-3131
Fax: (781) 338-3770
To access information about the current status of educator licenses in Massachusetts, go to the Public Lookup Tool.