""Contact Information

607 North Avenue
15 Lakeside Office Park
Wakefield, MA 01880

(781) 245-1220
Fax: (781) 245-5294

View the MAAPS website

Information Specialist: Information Specialist
E-mail: info@maaps.org

Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 AM – 5 PM

Additional Locations: None.

Organization Narrative

Massachusetts Association of 766 Approved Private Schools (maaps)’s mission is to represent private, special-education schools in their goal of providing the highest-quality education to students with special needs.

To fulfill this mission, maaps advocates to improve the environment in which Chapter 766 approved, private schools work, and helps them manage more effectively by offering information, training and consulting.

Ninety parent organizations of Chapter 766 approved, private, special-education schools are members of maaps. They receive discounts on maaps activities and publications, access to cost-saving programs and regular communications on issues and trends that affect special-education schools.

Referral Service to Member Schools: Hard copy ($8) and on-line version; Directory of Member Schools

Population(s) Served

Chapter 766 approved, private, special-education schools


  • Legal &  Legislative
  • Technical Assistance
  • Information
  • Leadership Opportunities
  • Marketing
  • Networking
  • Educational Programs
  • Cost-Saving Programs


maaps membership category for the parent organizations of Chapter 766 approved, private, special-education schools. Affiliate : maaps membership category for non-Chapter 766, special-education schools in New England.


Sliding Scale $2,000-$12,000 Affiliate : $300 Associate : $300