Northshore Education Consortium (NEC)

Since 1975, NEC’s mission has been to support member districts by offering high quality, cost-effective school programs, consultation, professional development, support services and resources. We aim to ensure that districts can provide successful learning experiences for all students, including those with complex or low-incidence special needs.

Programs Available

SOAR Program

The Northshore Education Consortium SOAR Program is located on the campus of Salem State University.

Topsfield Vocational Academy

Topsfield Vocational Academy provides students with an opportunity to enhance their high school educational experience with hands-on vocational arts training. The program offers smaller-sized vocational classrooms for students that require social, emotional and behavioral interventions.