Division of Apprentice Standards (DAS)

The Division of Apprentice Standards (DAS) is responsible for promoting, developing, and servicing registered apprenticeship programs in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Contact Us

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19 Staniford St., 2nd floor, Boston, MA 02114


General inquiries (617) 626-5409
Apprenticeship Director (617) 626-5403

Henry Mattuchio

Sponsor verifications (617) 626-5406

Rita Gill, Rita.Gill@MassMail.State.MA.US

Dispensing opticians, Veteran inquiries (617) 626-5441
Certificates, ID cards (617) 626-5441
Apprenticeship Field Staff-South Shore, Cape Cod, Islands (617) 626-5407, Cell (617) 862-8155

Celina Dias-Pendexter

Apprenticeship Field Staff-Boston to Springfield (617) 626-5405, Cell (857) 332-6114

Michael A. Falasca



Apprentice Program main fax (617) 626-5427

Who we serve

We work with employers and other organizations that manage registered apprenticeship programs in traditional and expansion industries, including technology, healthcare and advanced manufacturing.

DAS does not conduct training or place apprentices in jobs. But we monitor training programs across the state to ensure apprentices are working in safe environments, are fairly compensated, and receive both on-the-job training as well as related education.

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