Educator Evaluation: Required Training for Evaluators

Professional Development


This ESE-Required Training provides an introduction to all components of the Educator Evaluation System, and meets the state's minimum requirement for evaluator training. CES is an approved provider of training in the EES modules, which were designed by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

Audience and Grade Level

Evaluators, Grades K-12.


10 PDPs will be awarded to participants upon completion of these two days of training, in addition to outside readings and assignments (as per ESE regulations).


Future training dates will be announced here. If you have questions or are interested in offering this training on-site, please contact us.


  • MaryBeth Davidson brings extensive experience in the field of education to her position at the Collaborative for Educational Services.  She is an educational consultant specializing in supervision and evaluation, principal mentoring in all facets of the position, and educator/administrator relicensing support in Massachusetts, Vermont and New York.

For more information, contact:
Events Coordinator
413.586.4900 x5981


A maximum class size is set for each course and registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. If the number of registrations for a course exceeds the maximum seats available or is too low to be able to conduct a quality learning experience, CES will inform you of available options.

Course Cancellation

If you wish to cancel your registration, please submit a request in writing (via mail, email or fax) no later than 7 business days before the workshop’s start date. After that, there are no refunds or billing adjustments.

In the event that a course is cancelled by the Collaborative for Educational Services, we will notify you as soon as possible. Please be sure to provide your best email address and phone number so we can contact you. Although every effort is made to avoid last minute cancellations, if an emergency arises, we will do our best to reach you at the phone number and email address you provide. 

Inclement Weather

Any delays or cancellations are posted online at You may also call 413.588.5979 after 6:30am for information about classes that day.