Proposed by Governor Deval Patrick and overwhelmingly supported by the state legislature, our office was established on March 10, 2008. In partnership with the Commissioners and Departments of Early Education and Care, Elementary and Secondary Education , Higher Education and the University of Massachusetts system, we are committed to advancing actions and initiatives that will improve achievement for all students, close persistent achievement gaps, and to create a 21st century public education system that prepares students for higher education, work and life in a world economy and global society.

Address, Phone and Fax

Executive Office of Education
One Ashburton Place, Room 1403
Boston, MA 02108
Main Line: (617) 979-8340
Fax: (617) 727-0049

Executive Office of Education Staff 

For scheduling requests, please contact Amy Rucker (617) 979-8340 or

For all legislative inquiries, please contact Kaitlin Lynch at (617) 979 8339 or

Secretary of Education Jim Peyser

David Bunker, Chief Financial Officer

Glenn Gabbard, Ed.D. , Coordinator,  Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment Program

Kaitlin Lynch, Deputy Chief of Staff

Patricia McCarthy, Director of Human Resources

Elizabeth Meagher Cooper, Communications Director

Jill Norton, Senior Policy Advisor

Myra Reyneso, Director, Child and Youth Readiness Cabinet

Amy Rucker, Receptionist

Kathy Stinson, Fiscal Analyst

Abby Weiss, Child and Youth Readiness Cabinet Advisor

Sharon Wright, Chief Information Officer

Meng You, Budget Director

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