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Massachusetts - 2004 Grantee Abstract

Grantee Name:Hampshire Educational Collaborative
Project Name:Transition to Licensed Teaching
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Project Director:Penny Monsein Rhodes, Ed.D. 413-586-4900 x135

The Collaborative, encompassing six Local Education Agencies (LEAs), Hampshire Educational Collaborative, Commonwealth Corporation, the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services (MDYS) and the Massachusetts Department of Education, responds to a great need for qualified teachers of high-need subjects throughout the districts, their affiliated alternative programs, and the MDYS system. Through the project, 500 individuals will be trained and become licensed in special education, mathematics, and science through coursework, supervised placements, and mentoring. Member LEAs are committed to hiring program graduates in high-need schools.

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