CES Newsroom

CES Newsroom

You'll find an array of articles here about education industry news that spans local, state, and national coverage of interest. The articles are being fed from our CES Newsroom Blog, located at http://blog.collaborative.org. Only the most recent 10 articles are being shown below, to view additional articles, please visit our CES Newsroom Blog.

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CES Stories

10/12/2018 - 14:47

Northampton, MA — The Collaborative for Educational Services (CES) Healthy Families and Communities department has received federal funding for a three year project that will provide Youth Mental Health First Aid training to educators, administrators and parents across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) will fund the project as part of their Mental Health Awareness Training Grants. The project will utilize the internationally recognized and evidence-based Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA)... Read More

10/06/2018 - 06:31
Opioid Task Force Co-Founders Merrigan and Donelan

GREENFIELD — Six communities across the country received word this week from the Department of Justice that they will receive money to further study the causes and effects of the opioid crisis among young adults.

One of the six: a western Mass. collective spearheaded by the Opioid Task Force of Franklin County and the North Quabbin, which will receive $1 million... Read More

09/26/2018 - 13:46

Washington, D.C. — September 26, 2018 — In response to increased demand for teacher professional learning to use technology effectively in the classroom, the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is doubling the capacity of its training network for the ISTE Certification for Educators. Announced earlier this year, this certification is the first-ever educator certification based on the ISTE... Read More

08/13/2018 - 11:39

Four after school programs managed by the Collaborative for Educational Services (CES) have been awarded Exemplary status from the Exemplary Grant Program of the Massachusetts 21st CCLC Exemplary program, supported by federal funds. “I am extremely proud of every CES after school program.” said Chris Taggart, Director of 21st Century Learning Centers, “In this case, the staff at these four sites... Read More

08/06/2018 - 10:11
Yelena Maher, photo by Vivian Myron

AMHERST – This summer, 30 students from high schools across Franklin and Hampshire counties are taking part in internships in local businesses and at the University of Massachusetts, where they work 30-plus hours a week. And they are being paid at every one of them.

“I’ve always advocated for students to be paid,” said Matt Rigney, alternative youth programs director at the... Read More