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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06/23/2017 - 10:14

Northampton, MA – National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects across the country in the NEA’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017. Included in this announcement is an Art Works award of $30,000 to the Collaborative for Educational Services to give girls in the juvenile justice system a voice through arts integration led by the Enchanted Circle Theater of Holyoke. The NEA received 1,728 Art Works applications and will make 1,029 grants ranging from $10,000 to $100,000.

“The arts... Read More

06/08/2017 - 12:45
Photo by Lucas Ropek

NORTHAMPTON – “I’m here because we value young people and their development,” said Heather Warner, speaking to members of the Massachusetts Alcohol Task Force at Northampton City Hall on Tuesday.

Warner, a member of the Strategic Planning Initiatives for Families and Youth (or “SPIFFY”) was one of a large number of public safety and youth health... Read More

06/07/2017 - 11:41
Photo by Martha Maloney

Amherst, MA – Over seventy-five families spent Monday morning learning about nature at the Hitchcock Center in Amherst. Children and their adults enjoyed nature play, creating, and exploring the educational offerings throughout the center’s “living building.”

Family center and playgroup coordinators from the early childhood programs run by the Collaborative for Educational Services... Read More

06/02/2017 - 14:36
Photo by Martha Maloney

Northampton, MA — In ceremonies held this morning at Smith College’s Sage Hall, seven area students from HEC Academy in Northampton graduated from high school. Keynote speaker James Arana, Associate Director of Men’s Resource International, praised the students’ accomplishments, telling them that they are “the mathematical equation” for problem solving, and ended by leading the audience in a... Read More

05/27/2017 - 06:16
 Martha Maloney

HOLYOKE — A few years ago, Julia Levesque didn’t think she would graduate high school. But on Friday, she was dressed in a black cap and gown along with nine other students who completed their high school studies through an alternative learning program.

“Be somebody nobody thought you could be,” her cap read in gold letters that shimmered in the light. The cap was bordered with craft pearls and the... Read More

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