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1602, 2022

ACE MV’s White Paper on Island Youth

February 16th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Career Connections, News, Top News|Tags: , , , |

Next Steps for Martha's Vineyard: Recommendations to Expand Opportunities for Youth and Young Adults ACE MV is pleased to provide you with the Final Report "Next Steps for Martha's Vineyard: Recommendations to Expand Opportunities for Youth and Young Adults." This research report stems from our UMass Chan School of Medicine Rural Scholars project, sponsored by the Dukes County Health Council. Our focus was to identify service gaps, barriers, and needs of the [...]

1511, 2021

Rural Scholars findings featured in Vineyard Gazette

November 15th, 2021|Categories: In the News, News|Tags: , , , |

Rural Scholars Find Limited Options for Island Young Adults In past years, Rural Scholars teams have examined Islandwide health issues including homelessness, aging, reproductive health care and substance use disorders. This time, at the request of community education provider ACE MV, the future health care providers focused on conditions for Islanders aged 16 to 26 who may be disconnected from the larger Vineyard community. “The young adult population is one of [...]

2010, 2021

ACE MV to Host 2021 Rural Scholars

October 20th, 2021|Categories: Events, News|Tags: |

We are excited to share that ACE MV has been selected by the Dukes County Health Council to host the 2021 Rural Scholars. Nursing and medical students from UMass Medical School are traveling to Martha’s Vineyard to conduct research that aims to benefit the MV youth population, by collecting information that clarifies how disconnected youth ages 16-26 experience life on MV and what services/supports they need/desire to actualize their professional [...]

1607, 2021

How Employers and Educators Can Help Teens Avoid Career Dead-Ends This Fall

July 16th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

by Nancy Hoffman, ACE MV Board Chair and Senior Advisor at JFF "This summer should be a learning moment enriched with work experiences that serve as living career exploration laboratories." Today’s job market may have teens seeing nothing but dollar signs, but it presents families, educators, employers, and even policymakers with an opportunity to help young people understand the economy and think critically about their long-term employment and training options. [...]

906, 2020

ACE MV in the news: New Jobs for a New Era

June 9th, 2020|Categories: Career Connections, Classes & Programs, In the News|Tags: |

New Jobs for A New Era: Homegrown wind turbine techs prepare for offshore workby Rich Saltzberg for the MV Times, June 9, 2020 "Through a partnership between ACE MV and Bristol Community College, the first cohort of Vineyard-based wind technicians is in the pursuit of offshore wind technician certificates. The two-year program will prepare students with the technical expertise needed to repair and maintain the electromechanical components within the nacelles [...]