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About Us

Who We Are

Massachusetts Education and Career Opportunities, Inc. (MassEdCO, Inc.) is a statewide network of service sites that provides education and career advising to over 14,000 individuals each year.  MassEdCO’s mission is to assist individuals in identifying a potential career path and the education programs that will lead to that career, and help them enroll in, pay for and succeed in the appropriate education program.

Economically and educationally disadvantaged individuals are the focus of our services, which are provided free of charge. Funding for MassEdCO comes from the federal and state education departments, as well as private foundation and corporate sources.

Our Mission

MassEdCO provides access to educational and career opportunities that empower people from diverse backgrounds to achieve their potential. (Read our Strategic Plan for 2016-2021.)

Our Vision

Educational Opportunity for All

Our Values

Empowerment, Opportunity, Diversity, Commitment

Our Partners

MassEdCO’s services are delivered via a partnership model.  While we are a Worcester-based organization, we partner with local organizations in our target areas across the state to deliver MassEdCO services. Both youth (as early as 7th grade) in target schools and adults in our target communities are served.

Our Target Areas

MassEdCO’s services are offered from “Boston to the Berkshires.”  Target areas include Boston, Lynn, New Bedford, Wareham, Worcester, Southbridge, Lowell, Springfield, Chicopee, Holyoke and Pittsfield.

MASSEdCO Partners

  • Boston – American Student Assistance
  • Lynn – North Shore Community College
  • New Bedford, Wareham – Seven Hills Behavioral Health, Inc
  • Springfield, Holyoke, Chicopee - Valley Opportunity Council, Inc    
  • Pittsfield – Educational Opportunity Center
  • Worcester, Southbridge, Lowell - MassEdCO