Massachusetts
Massachusetts
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) identifies school health and physical education (HPE) as part of a student’s well-rounded education, giving every HPE teacher an opportunity to elevate their program and gain support from their school and local community. ESSA requires broad stakeholder engagement in order to implement comprehensive and effective state and school district plans. Key contacts and stakeholder groups from your state are listed below. 

Key Contacts
Massachusetts AHPERD - state association for HPE
John Boyne
, Dept of Ed HPE Specialist, 718-338-3600 
Christina Nordstrom, Dept of Health PA Specialist, 617-994-9859

Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education
ESSA Information 
Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education

Education Stakeholders
Chief State School Officer
Massachusetts School Superintendents
Massachusetts Elementary School Principals
Massachusetts Secondary School Administrators 
Massachusetts ASCD
Governor Charlie Baker

UPDATED 5/09/2017
Questions? Contact advocacy@shapeamerica.org
 

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