Announcements

September 29, 2022

NEW! DESE has released an Introductory Training Video for OPTIC accompanied by a time stamped guide.

NEW! DESE has released an Introductory Training Video for OPTIC accompanied by a time stamped guide.
April 19, 2022

NEW! OPTIC Form for requesting a price proposal for the 2022-2023 school year.

NEW! OPTIC Form for requesting a price proposal for the 2022-2023 school year.
May 6, 2021

NEW: Culturally Responsive Teaching Collection added to OPTIC!

Educators can now use the OPTIC Culturally Responsive Teaching Collection to build their understanding of culturally responsive teaching
May 7, 2020

NEW: Student Writing Collection added to OPTIC!

Educators can now use OPTIC to study authentic student work tagged to specific content standards, and to assess grade-level performance and
May 7, 2020

NEW: Upload your own content to OPTIC!

Districts and educator preparation programs can now upload their own video and non-video content to OPTIC for even more
August 29, 2019

Register Today to Attend an OPTIC Demo

DESE is taking the OPTIC Platform on the road! Join us at one of four opportunities to experience OPTIC and learn how to bring educators
March 5, 2019

OPTIC Now Available Statewide

MA DESE is excited to announce the statewide release of the new, enhanced Online Calibration Training Platform.
October 24, 2018

Welcome to OPTIC!

We are pleased to announce the release of the new new Online Platform for Teaching and Informed Calibration (OPTIC)! This web site provides