215 Fitchburg Street, Marlborough, MA  01752

508-485-9430 ext. 2881

Assabet Valley LPN Program

The nursing program has Full Approval Status from the Massachusetts Board of registration in Nursing.  The nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing Inc., (ACEN) 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA, 30326, (404) 975-5000,

The institution is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) Commission on Public Schools Committee on Technical and Career Institutions.



The LPN Practices according to the Nurse Practice Act of each state, but generally performs direct care, including the administration of medications, treatments and assists in teaching patients and families.  In many long-term care settings, the LPN manages and delegates the nursing care provided by unlicensed personnel.

The LPN must successfully complete an educational program that provides the knowledge and skills for practice and pass the National Licensing Examination (NCLEX-PN).

FERPA is a Federal law that is administered by the Family Policy Compliance Office (Office) in the U.S. Department of Education (Department).  20 U.S.C. & 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99.  FERPA applies to all educational agencies and institutions (e.g., schools) that receive funding under any program administered by the Department.  Parochial and private schools at the elementary and secondary levels generally do not receive such funding and are, therefore, not subject to FERPA.  Private post secondary school, however, generally do receive such funding and are subject to FERPA.

Once a student reaches 18 years of age or attends a post secondary institution, he or she becomes an "eligible student," and all rights formerly given to parents under FERPA transfer to the student.  The eligible student has the right to have access to his or her education records, the right to seek to have the records amended, the right to have control over the disclosure of personally identifiable information from the records (except in certain circumstances specified in the FERPA regulations, some of which are discussed below), and the right to file a complaint with the Department.  The term "education records" is defined as those records that contain information directly related to a student and which are maintained by an educational agency or institution or by a party acting for the agency or institution.  For more information and full test of the law to go:

The School is in compliance with Federal Regulations, Title II, Title VI, Title IX and Section 504 and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts regulations under Chapter 622 of the Acts of 1972, and makes available its advantages, privileges, and course of study without regards, to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, handicap or disability.


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Assabet Valley Practical Nurse Program

Equal Opportunity

Please check our website for weather related cancellation of the Information Session.





DateApril 2, 2018

Time:  5:45 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

​  Join us for an informational meeting to learn how you can become a Practical Nurse in only ten months!  Meet the faculty and current students, tour the Clinical Resource center, and  participate in a Question \ Answer session.  If you have any questions, please email