Martha’s Vineyard Community Notes


College offers three courses this fall

This fall, Cape Cod Community College will expands its course offerings on Martha’s Vineyard by adding Medical Terminology, an important course in the College’s commitment to expand the Allied Health career pathway for those working in the field, according to a press release. Lena Prisco, Director of the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital’s medical laboratory, will teach the course Wednesday evenings in the hospital medical staff library.

English Composition I, and Early Childhood Education Preschool Practicum, will be offered in cooperation with the Adult Continuing Education Program of Martha’s Vineyard (ACEMV). Information on these courses is available directly from the Program’s website,

Tom Hallahan, on-Island liaison, is available to speak with Islanders about the college’s offerings and its student support services. His office is located in Room 209 at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School. He can be reached at 508-939-3110, or

ACE MV offers college courses

High school juniors and seniors, along with adults, have the opportunity to take college-level classes at Cape Cod Community College and Fitchburg State this fall without ever having to get on the boat.

For high school students these courses count as dual enrollment (that is credit as a HS class and a college level course). The courses are detailed online at our

The courses include: Practicum in Early Childhood Education Preschool, the practicum meets state requirements for 9 months child care experience; English Composition, an introductory college composition course required of all CCCC students and prerequisite to all other college-level English courses; History: A Bridge to Culture and Community; and Spirit Moves You Yoga Teacher Training for Educators.