The New England School Development Council, NESDEC, is a private, not-for-profit educational organization with over 300 school districts as affiliates. Its primary focus is in the areas of:
  • Planning
  • Learning & Teaching/Professional Development
  • Executive Searching
  • Research & Development

Originally established at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, NESDEC, now a stand-alone, non-profit corporation, has been serving New England school districts since 1946. NESDEC currently utilizes the expertise of over twenty former school administrators, as well as numerous educational workshop providers in its effort to provide the most current and effective resources to its affiliates.

Our Marlborough Professional Development Center includes a large classroom along with several smaller seminar rooms.

NESDEC is committed to its mission of helping schools and their districts become high-performance organizations through:

  • superior professional development programs for all staff (teachers, administrators, support staff)
  • assistance to school boards in recruiting and selecting the very best leaders for their communities
  • valuable planning tools and beneficial information needed to make informed management and facilities' planning decisions
  • continuous research into current and relevant educational issues
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