Executive Director

Joanne Haley Sullivan is the Executive Director of the Massachusetts Organization of Educational Collaboratives. MOEC is the statewide organization that is the primary advocate for and facilitator of inter-district collaboration for the provision of educational programs and related services. Its membership includes the 25 educational collaboratives who serve more than 300 member school districts across the Commonwealth.

Before she joined MOEC, Ms. Haley Sullivan had over 38 years of experience in education, including educational leadership as Assistant Superintendent for Pupil Personnel Services in the Abington Public Schools, and as Executive Director of North River Collaborative in Rockland.

She has served as the President of the Massachusetts Organization of Educational Collaboratives (MOEC) and on the Mass Legislative Special Commission to Study the Role of Education Collaboratives. Ms. Haley Sullivan was a founding member of the Southeast Collaborative Regional Organization (SCRO) which serves to organize nine collaboratives in the region to more efficiently serve the 88 school districts of the south region. Ms. Haley Sullivan is a member of the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents (MASS) and the Association of Educational Service Agencies (AESA), which is the national parent association to which MOEC belongs.

Ms. Haley Sullivan holds a bachelor’s degree in Special Education from Boston University and a Master of Education degree in educational leadership from Bridgewater State University.