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June Newsletter: Year-End Wrap-up

Greetings! As we roll into the high-season, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on a truly incredible year of off-season programming at ACE MV. Since September, we've supported over 200 students through Career Exploration cohort-learning programs, including community college coursework and workforce training, as well as School for Offseason Survival (SOS) workshops and professional development offerings. We introduced our very first Brazilian Portuguese Teacher Training program, and [...]

June 26th, 2024|Categories: Blog, News, Newsletter|

Reflections from our Career Explorations: Language Access Facilitator, Izadora Santos

In my role as a program facilitator of the Art of Medical Interpretation, Advanced Note-Taking, and Interpreting in Mental Health classes, guiding our students through this process journey has been a privilege. I had the pleasure of personally meeting all of them when distributing the course materials, which allowed us to establish a connection from the start. One of the highlights was our study night, which included a [...]

June 18th, 2024|Categories: Blog, Classes & Programs, Events|Tags: , , |

Reflections from our ECE Facilitator, Deb Maher

We are pleased to report on the progress and achievements of our ACE MV Early Childhood Education Cohort, which began in September 2022 with 10 members and has grown to include more than 25 currently active students taking courses and working towards differing individual goals. We have also helped build and develop a thriving Early Childhood Education Community network linking our emerging new ECE teachers and other support [...]

June 18th, 2024|Categories: Blog, Classes & Programs, Events|Tags: , , |

May Newsletter: program updates and more

Greetings! Sunny days, spring blossoms and the reopening of restaurants are all signs that we made it through another Island winter and the summer season is right around the corner! Here at ACE we have been busy preparing for the first round of the CAMP! (Community Apprenticeship & Mentorship Program) summer internship program, with a variety of opportunities with local employer partners! Opportunities for high school students, college students, young professionals (20-30s), and [...]

May 4th, 2024|Categories: News|

April Newsletter: program updates and more!

Spring is in the air! With warmer temperatures comes a shift in energy on the Island, and while we’re eagerly awaiting the buzz of high season (and beach days!) we’re already feeling a bit nostalgic for those expansive, reflective off-season vibes. Luckily, you’ll have a few more opportunities to dig into some School for Offseason Survival (SOS) courses and workshops. See below for updates and upcoming events. The big [...]

April 4th, 2024|Categories: News|

March Newsletter: program updates, upcoming workshops, pop-ups, and more!

March 2024 Newsletter Happy March!  As we’re all rounding the corner from deep off-season to seeing the light of longer days ahead, we thought we’d pop into your inbox and share some of the exciting opportunities planned at SOS: the School for Off-Season Survival. Is now the time to get your summer ducks in a row, with a new website or newsletter refresh? Maybe, [...]

March 5th, 2024|Categories: Blog, Classes & Programs, Events, In the News, News, Top News|

February Newsletter: program updates, upcoming workshops, pop-ups, and more!

February 2024 Newsletter On this (snowy!) Valentine’s Day we’re celebrating our heart-felt passion for community education, and for all of you who make this Island such a special place to live, work and love. Read on for some lovely upcoming events, workshops and exciting program announcements! But first — a favor. Might you consider forwarding this newsletter along to someone you think would enjoy [...]

February 2nd, 2024|Categories: Blog, Classes & Programs, Events, In the News, News, Top News|

January Newsletter: program updates, upcoming workshops, pop-ups, and more!

January Newsletter Hello, 2024! As we jump into a new year we are busy thinking about beginnings. We know that “resolutions” can feel intimidating; here at ACE we’re using this opportunity for an annual refresh to consider projects and intentions that feel engaging, exciting and full of potential.  Read on for some of what we’re planning and sharing this winter and spring. No matter [...]

January 7th, 2024|Categories: Blog, Classes & Programs, Events, In the News, News, Top News|

December Newsletter: program updates, upcoming workshops, pop-ups, and more!

December Newsletter Greetings, all! As we say farewell to 2023 and slide into the holiday season we are reflecting on where we’ve been and where we’re headed in the new year! Please have a look at the “End of Year Update.” We are grateful to the many donors, foundations and organizations that have allowed us to introduce new and meaningful programming in 2023. 2024 [...]

December 5th, 2023|Categories: Blog, Classes & Programs, Events, In the News, News, Top News|

$20k goes a long way!

The Martha's Vineyard Community Foundation (MVCF) has awarded us with a $20,000 grant for Language Access programming! This will go toward creating medical and other interpreter training programs that will make services more accessible to the Island's Brazilian community. Thank you, MVCF! See the announcement at MVCF See the article in the Vineyard Gazette See the announcement on MV Times

November 9th, 2023|Categories: Blog, Classes & Programs, In the News, News, Top News|

November Newsletter: program updates, upcoming workshops, pop-ups, and more!

November Newsletter Hi there! Fall! Crisp mornings, changing leaves… it’s officially the off-season here on MV, and we couldn’t be more excited. At ACE MV, fall means welcoming students new and returning, helping folks to explore new pathways and projects, and a full roster of exciting courses, programs and opportunities for our Island community of learners and job-seekers. Read on to learn more about [...]

November 3rd, 2023|Categories: Blog, Classes & Programs, Events, In the News, News, Top News|

Health Professions Seminar Oct 19-Nov 16

Are you curious about a career in healthcare? Interested in becoming a CNA, nurse, medical assistant, pharmacist, doctor, dental hygienist? Drawn to the world of healthcare but not sure which health profession might be right for you? Join this free ACE MV Allied Health Cohort for a 5-week exploratory experience!This hybrid in-person/online course will combine community panels and Q&A sessions with Island healthcare employers with a virtual course taught by [...]

September 28th, 2023|Categories: News|

Meet our new Executive Director, Alex Bullen Coutts

Hello! I am thrilled to have joined the team at the Martha’s Vineyard Center for Education and Training as Executive Director. It’s been a whirlwind first month on the job – I’ve loved getting to know the team, meeting with community partners, and dreaming up new ways to grow programs and continue to serve the island community with exciting opportunities for career development, higher education and personal [...]

June 8th, 2023|Categories: In the News, News, Top News|Tags: |