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Assabet Valley

Regional Technical/Vocational School District
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HR & Business Offices

The Business Office is responsible for the development and administration of annual operating budget and financial reporting. In addition, the business office supervises accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll/personnel functions, human resources, transportation services, the food service operation, the facility, grounds, and vehicular assets, and the district's insurance program.

Payroll & Benefits

Assabet's Payroll Coordinator sends all staff the payroll calendar at the start of each school year. Open Enrollment for school year benefits is typically held in May, and Open Enrollment for calendar year flexible  spending accounts (FSA) is typically held in November. Some voluntary plans can be enrolled in at any time. 
Assabet offers a variety of cost-shared employment benefits including HMO and PPO plans to choose from with Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, a dental plan with Blue Cross Blue Sheild, and voluntary employee paid plans such as Vision with EyeMed, STD with Colonial, and LTD with Mosse and Mosse. 

All staff/faculty who are employed by Assabet are eligible to participate in a 403(b) plan upon date of hire. 
Staff and faculty at Assabet also are able to take advantage of the public services offered by some of our vocational programs, such as getting an oil change while you work or having lunch in the Epicurean. Employee health and wellness events and flu shot clinics are held regularly, as well as staff appreciation week in the spring. 

Human Resources

Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School is a dynamic and supportive school system that prepares students to meet the challenges of the future by providing a rigorous and relevant education in a safe and secure environment resulting in academic, career and technical proficiency.
We seek highly-competent, enthusiastic, and technically proficient faculty and staff to allow our students to reach their full potential. Please check out the employment opportunities page for the latest openings here.

Statement of Employment and Educational Opportunity

The Assabet Valley Regional Vocational School District hereby notifies all students, parents, employees and members of the public that all school programs, activities and employment opportunities are offered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or disability. These assurances are made in compliance with federal standards: Title VI, Title IX and Section 504.Inquiries regarding the above may be directed to the Title IX Coordinator, at 508-485-9430, ext. 1430.


Maria Silva, Director of Business Operations | 508-263-9604
Mary Ann Figueroa, Administrative Assistant
Betsy Manning, Sr. Accountant | 508-263-9604
Sabrina Howley, Financial Specialist | 508-485-9430 x1433
Lorera Prokop, Payroll/Benefits Specialist | 508-485-9430 x1460
Bobby Chaves, Facility and Grounds Director    | 508-263-9657
Public Records Requests:
Effective January 1, 2017, all public record requests for the  Assabet Valley Regional Vocational School District may be made to the Records Access Officer, Ernest F. Houle. To contact the RAO, please reach out to:
Mr. Ernest F. Houle, Superintendent-Director | 508-263-9602
Rebecca Rezende, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent

Business' office staff smiling and sitting around flowers and menus in the school's Epi