Angélica Infante-Green, Jeffrey C. Riley and Penny Schwinn named as finalist for MA Commissioner of Education position. 

The search process for a new Commissioner of Education in Massachusetts has move to the next phase with finalists announced. The full press release with biographies is available online here. Local press has covered this announcement over the week. Take a look at the WBUR and Boston Globe coverage.

Several meetings are happening over the last weeks of January. Member of the public are always welcome to attend BESE meetings. Can’t attend in person?Live stream of all BESE meetings is available online at

Here are the next steps in the public interview and discussion process:

Board of Elementary and Secondary Education Meeting

January 23, 2018,  11:15am-3:00pm

Bridgewater State University
Rondileau Campus Center, Large Ballroom
19 Park Avenue, Bridgewater, MA

BESE Agenda

The Board welcomes public comment on matters within its purview. Accordingly, the Board makes available a maximum 30-minute period at its regular meetings for persons in the audience to address the Board for no longer than 3 minutes. Written material of any length may be submitted. 

Requests to address the Board, written testimony, and other inquiries may be transmitted by mail, e-mail, fax, or telephone to: Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, 75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148, Phone: 781-338-3112, Fax: 781-338-3770, Email:

Final Interviews

Friday, January 26, 2018, Time: 9am-5pm

Onmi Parker House
60 School Street, Boston, MA 02108

Final Vote Anticipated Special BESE Meeting

January 29, 2018
Time TBD

Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148

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