College Credit & HiSET

Attention teachers! There is still time to register! Our next M.Ed. Program with Fitchburg State University begins April 25, 2019. 

  • To register email Shelby Cota, FSU Graduate Admissions Counselor, at mcota@fitchburgstate.edu or call ACE MV at 508-693-9222. 

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Topics: Studying Teaching and Learning
Note: This FSU M.Ed. Course will be held on the Island at the MVRHS.
Instructor: Lynn Ditchfield

3 Credits (See below to register for non-credit)
Island Course

Through individualized and collaborative projects, readings, presentations, journals and experiential learning, candidates will examine critical pedagogy. Candidates relate theory to practice and community connection using the expressive arts and creative learning strategies with 21st century skills for inclusion, cultural competency, and engagement aligning with academic content. Final “process projects” are practical and individualized according to each candidate’s goals and content area. Options include: multi-media portfolio presentation, lesson plans, international travel design and exchange, an article for a professional journal, or a grant proposal design. This course is especially appropriate for all pre-K to 12 educators, candidates of the M.Ed. Program, people exploring a new career direction, and may also be applied to other fields of science, mental health, healthcare and humanities. 

8 Thursdays and 2 Saturdays
April 25 – June 15

Location: MVRHS 113

Fee: $662/ACE MV 

By submitting a payment through this site you agree to ACE MV’s TERMS OF REGISTRATION.

Note: an additional registration fee is due to FSU. Please register through Web4

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Topics: Studying Teaching and Learning
Note: This FSU M.Ed. Course will be held on the Island at the MVRHS.
Instructor: Lynn Ditchfield

Non-credit, 12.5 PDPs (see above to register for 3 Credits)
Island Course


Through individualized and collaborative projects, readings, presentations, journals and experiential learning, candidates will examine critical pedagogy. Candidates relate theory to practice and community connection using the expressive arts and creative learning strategies with 21st century skills for inclusion, cultural competency, and engagement aligning with academic content. Final “process projects” are practical and individualized according to each candidate’s goals and content area. Options include: multi-media portfolio presentation, lesson plans, international travel design and exchange, an article for a professional journal, or a grant proposal design. This course is especially appropriate for all pre-K to 12 educators, candidates of the M.Ed. Program, people exploring a new career direction, and may also be applied to other fields of science, mental health, healthcare and humanities. 

8 Thursdays and 2 Saturdays
April 25 – June 15

Location: MVRHS 115

Fee: $295

By submitting a payment through this site you agree to ACE MV’s TERMS OF REGISTRATION.

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HiSET EXAM PREP and Adult Basic Education

Instructors: Erin Simmons and Robert Ribeiro
Adviser: Sidney Morris

Get yourself on a track toward a career and more fulfilling employment. This program prepares adults to make a successful transition from postsecondary programs and begin careers in high-demand fields. Prepare yourself for taking the HiSET Examination and/or develop the communication skills to advance toward a career. Diagnostic testing for each student to measure proficiency in five subject areas: reading, writing, math, science, and history. “Flipped classroom” design and rolling admissions individualizes your learning experience through computer-based tutoring. Free mentorships available. Scholarships available. 

10 Thursdays, 6:10-8:10pm
Spring semester classes begin January 24th.
Fall 2019 semester classes begin first week in October. Please call to be put on the waitlist: 508-693-9222.
Note: Classes will not be held during MV Public School Vacations
Location: MV Boys and Girls Club
Fee: $200
By submitting a payment through this site you agree to ACE MV’s TERMS OF REGISTRATION.