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Enabling Statutes and Laws Governing Collaboratives:


Collaboratives in Massachusetts were authorized to form under the authority of MGL Chapter 40, Section 4E which was amended by the enactment of Chapter 43 of the Acts of 2012. 


For a helpful summary of laws governing Collaboratives provided by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)  - CLICK HERE.  



The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) adopted new regulations, 603 CMR 50.00 Eduation Collaboratives, January 29, 2013.  To access the regulations, CLICK HERE.

Board of Directors:

Assabet Valley Collaborative is governed by the Board of Directors which is comprised of all the Superintendents of the member school districts.  

Additional information about AVC's Governance Structure, Public Meetings and Meeting materials and Agendas are located in the Board of Directors tab and the Collaborative Agreement tab.