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Implementing the New Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks: What You Need to Know About Changes in the Standards

August 3, 2017 - 9:00am
Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, 181 Boston Post Rd W, Marlborough, MA 01752

Join educators from around the state and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education for a day of learning about the revised Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks. Collaborate and learn practical ways to implement the new standards with tools and supports from the Department. 

The day will begin with an introduction and overview discussion of some of the cross discipline instructional implications of the keys shifts in the Frameworks. 

The breakout sessions, based on your grade span or content area, will have two main components: first, an overview of the most recent Massachusetts ELA/Literacy, Mathematics or STE Framework, including key shifts from previous versions; and second, highlights of anticipated resources designed to help districts and schools support full implementation of these Frameworks.  

Date: Thursday, August 3
Time: 9:00 a.m. –  3:00 p.m., breakfast and lunch provided
8:00-9:00: Breakfast and Registration

9:00 - 3:00: Revised Frameworks Workshops: What are the key shifts in the 2016 STE and 2017 ELA/Literacy and Mathematics Frameworks? What are some resources ESE will be sharing to support the implementation of these revised Frameworks? Sessions for Science and Technology/Engineering (K-12), Elementary Mathematics (PreK-5), Secondary Mathematics, (6-12), Elementary ELA/Literacy (PreK-5), and Secondary ELA/Literacy (6-12). 

Please contact Sasha Zuflacht, Regional Program Manager, at with any questions.