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

11/13/2018 - 09:36
Gazette photo by Carol Lollis

NORTHAMPTON — Over the last decade, middle and high school students have been smoking cigarettes less — rates have dropped significantly since 2011. The bad news is that a new vice is on the rise with young people: Juuling.

If you don’t know what that is, you’re not alone. Juul is a brand of e-cigarette that vaporizes a liquid containing nicotine. It looks more like a thumb drive than a... Read More

10/25/2018 - 10:34

Northampton, MA – Over 40 representatives from a diverse array of Healthy Hampshire community health projects to promote healthy food and active lifestyles assembled at the Collaborative for Educational Services on a recent sunny afternoon in October, to celebrate their work and look forward to the next phase.

Participants included Public Health, Planning and Council on Aging municipal representatives from... Read More

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