Direct Programs

Direct Programs

Program areas at CES reflect areas of specific focus and expertise; including educational and learning programs provided directly to students which address gaps for students with unique needs.

For information about the types of services and expertise we offer across program areas, please browse the Services section of our website.

Early Childhood

Whether you are a parent looking for support and answers to your many questions, or an early childhood educator looking for professional growth opportunities, we can help.

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Special Education

Programs supporting students with disabilities include direct student programs, in-district technical assistance, professional development, and specialists including speech, PT, OT, vision-orientation and mobility, adapted physical education, and assistive technology.

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Approved and accredited by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, the CES Licensure Programs are a quick, practical, and affordable route to an Initial or Additional License as a teacher in Massachusetts.

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After School

The 21st Century After School Programs incorporate a balance of fun activities in a safe, supportive environment. Through our programs, students strengthen their academic skills, deepen communication skills with adults and peers, and stretch their physical limits.

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Alternative Education

CES has several programs providing alternative instruction directly to students, which address gaps for students with unique needs. These students are not special education students, but for one reason or another, have not been successful in more traditional settings.

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CES is a partner to the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services (DYS) in creating access to high-quality education and employment opportunities for youth in the care and custody of DYS.

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CES is the Contracted Provider for Special Education in Institutional Settings (SEIS) Programs. We work to coordinate and deliver special education services to students in the care of DYS, DMH, DPH, and CHC.

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