ACE MV, Adult and Continuing Education of Martha’s Vineyard, recently announced two new grant awards that will support educational programming. The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) has awarded ACE MV $128,140 over two years to support the second cohort of its Offshore Wind Technician Certificate program, as well as planning for a new Marine Science credential program, according to a press release.
Through the adult education program’s partnership with MassCEC, ACE MV will bring training programs to Island residents, increasing skills and the ability to prepare for and secure local year-round employment, especially in renewable energy. The new Marine Science program will provide environmental, coastal, and fisheries skills for the region, the release states. ACE MV is seeking expert marine industry support and input; individuals interested in serving on ACE MV’s Marine Science Advisory Board can contact email@example.com.
The additional grant from Santander Bank, N.A., of $10,000 will support ACE MV’s Career Pathway work with high school youth and young adults. This partnership improves ACE MV’s mission to offer affordable and accessible education to students as ACE MV launches new career-building classes.
For more information about ACE MV, visit acemv.org.