Southeastern Massachusetts Educational Collaborative

Southeastern Massachusetts Educational Collaborative Our programs and services include:

Early Childhood Program
Primary Language Program
Integrated Services Program
Specialized Elementary Educational Development (SEED) Program
Alternative Learning Classroom
Transitional Services Program
Supported Employment Program
Supporting Adults for Inclusive Living Program (SAIL)
Adult Day Health Program

Operating as usual

09/03/2021

COVID-19 vaccination clinics are planned for the next several days in New Bedford. No appointment is needed at these walk-up clinics. All New Bedford residents receiving their first dose will receive a $20 Dunkin’ gift card while supplies last.

Friday, September 3:

• Fire Station 8 (1599 Acushnet Ave) – 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
• Nye Street Pocket Park – 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 4:

• Nye Street Pocket Park – 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
• Riverside Park – 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
• Clasky Common Park – 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, September 5:

• Nye Street Pocket Park – 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
• Riverside Park – 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 7:

• Andrea McCoy Rec Center – 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

SMEC is at the UMASS Dartmouth Job and Internship Fair today!   12-3pm.
09/02/2021

SMEC is at the UMASS Dartmouth Job and Internship Fair today!
12-3pm.

SMEC is at the UMASS Dartmouth Job and Internship Fair today!
12-3pm.

09/02/2021

SMEC: Due to power outages, MLC, PLP, ISP II (ORR) are closed today.

TSP will open with the 2 hour delay.

The SMEC team would like to thank Dr. Jesse Jackson III   for his powerful presentation:  Closing The Race Gap! (Identif...
08/28/2021

The SMEC team would like to thank Dr. Jesse Jackson III for his powerful presentation: Closing The Race Gap! (Identifying Proactive Culturally Responsive Race-Management Strategies That Decrease Negative Situations, And Develop A Healthy And Positive Race-Relation Environment).

New Bedford Schools offering many opportunities for individuals 12+ to get Pfizer vaccine this week.
08/25/2021

New Bedford Schools offering many opportunities for individuals 12+ to get Pfizer vaccine this week.

Have you ever considered being a Paraprofessional in a school system?🍎 We are looking for people to join our team for th...
08/24/2021
Paraprofessional - Special Education job in Dartmouth, Massachusetts

Have you ever considered being a Paraprofessional in a school system?🍎 We are looking for people to join our team for the 2021-2022 school year!
https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=3654823

The Southeastern Massachusetts Educational Collaborative (SMEC) is a public education collaborative established in 1975 pursuant to the provisions of Massachusetts General Law Chapter 40, Section 4E. SMEC is an extension of eight public school systems, which make up its membership. The present membe...

Title: Mentoring in Action: Becoming a Qualified Mentor!  OPEN FOR REGISTRATIONInstructor: Carol Pelletier RadfordPartic...
08/20/2021
Mentoring in Action: Guiding, Sharing, and Reflecting With Novice Teachers

Title: Mentoring in Action: Becoming a Qualified Mentor!

OPEN FOR REGISTRATION
Instructor: Carol Pelletier Radford
Participants: Teachers, Specialists
Date/Times: 09/15/21 3:30PM-4:30PM, 10/13/21,3:30PM-4:00PM
Location: VIRTUAL
Course #: 2021-22
Course Info Contact: Sherri Tetrault, 5089985599 ex 130, [email protected]
Course Description:
Instructor: Carol Pelletier Radford
Participants: Teachers, Specialists, and Leaders
Dates/Times:
Phone call with instructor ~ By arrangement after registration (30 min)
First Session Live Zoom ~ September 15 (1 hour) 3:30-4:30
Closing Session Live Zoom~ October 13th 3:30pm-4:00pm (30 min)
Completed Course Journal due Friday Oct 29th emailed to Sherri [email protected]
Location: Online Course (three weeks self-paced -12 PDPs )

Course Info Contact: Sherri Tetrault, 5089985599 ex 130, [email protected]
Course Description: A Professional Development Program Offered by
The Southeastern Massachusetts Educational Collaborative
Mentoring in Action: Becoming a Qualified Mentor!

PURPOSE: This professional development program is designed for first time mentors, current mentors, and school or district leaders who want to refresh and update their skills to align with current DESE standards. Mentors will learn how to;
1) use a year-long curriculum to support novice teacher development and mentor effectiveness
2) reflect on their teaching practices to enhance mentoring conversations
3) align mentoring conversations to educator evaluation rubric and SMART Goals
4) differentiate mentoring conversations to meet the varied needs of novices teachers
5) use mindfulness to minimize stress and focus on the important issues facing novice teachers and mentors

The goals of this professional learning program are to 1) transform mentoring into a shared supportive learning experience for both the mentor and the mentee, 2) inspire a collaborative mentoring approach where novices can contribute to their own mentoring experience, 3) integrate social and emotional and well-being strategies for both mentors and mentees

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:
Content Hours (12 hours total) Delivered in an online Professional Learning Module. Includes videos, articles, and a reflection journal. Course module will be distributed to each participant as soon as they register so they may begin prior to Sept 15, Zoom meeting. A 30 minute phone call will be scheduled at the beginning of the course as soon as participants have received their books.
10 hours ~ self-paced online module
2 hours ~ with course instructor
Phone appointment with course instructor ~ 30 minutes (by arrangement)
First Session Zoom ~ September 15, 8:30am-9:30am
Closing Session Zoom ~October 13th, 3:30pm-4:00PM


Two required books. Available as a bundle on Corwin Press for a discounted price. Also available on Amazon. https://us.corwin.com/en-us/nam/mentoring-in-action-guiding-sharing-and-reflecting-with-novice-teachers/book251765
Mentoring in Action: Guiding, Sharing, and Reflecting With Novice Teachers
The First Years Matter: Becoming an Effective Teacher

COURSE JOURNAL DUE September 18th 5pm emailed to Sherri [email protected]
Journal may be submitted earlier.


COST and COMPLETION: $195 SMEC Members $220 Non-District Members. Participants will receive 12 PDPs from SMEC to verify they have completed the training.

REGISTRATION: Call 508-9985599 or email Sherri [email protected] at Southeastern Massachusetts Educational Collaborative to reserve your place. When you register you will receive a welcome email from the course instructor. As soon as you receive your books you may begin the Online Professional Learning module.

We must be informed at the time of registration if you have any ADA needs or require special accommodations of any kind



Course Instructor and Author of the Books:
Carol Pelletier Radford EdD --- Author, Online Program Designer, and Workshop Presenter

Carol is the Founder of Mentoring in Action, an organization committed to preparing and supporting mentors so they can facilitate the growth of novice teachers. Dr. Radford was a public school teacher for more than 20 years and served as a leader in several teacher education programs where she prepared teachers for the realities of the classroom. You can learn more about her work and benefit from the free resources that are available on the MentoringinAction.com website.

A Month-by-Month Curriculum for Teacher Effectiveness

Mark your calendars!
08/16/2021

Mark your calendars!

Mark your calendars!

Pfizer vaccines will be available to individuals 12 years of age & older during NBPS’s Smooth Sailing into Kindergarten ...
08/03/2021

Pfizer vaccines will be available to individuals 12 years of age & older during NBPS’s Smooth Sailing into Kindergarten event! No cost & no appointment needed. For more info: call 508-984-2661

Pfizer vaccines will be available to individuals 12 years of age & older during NBPS’s Smooth Sailing into Kindergarten event! No cost & no appointment needed. For more info: call 508-984-2661

TLC students at the Buttonwood Park Zoo.
07/28/2021

TLC students at the Buttonwood Park Zoo.

07/21/2021

The TLC and TSP school phones are down. Please email teachers directly or call the teachers google voice numbers. You could also call the administration building at 508-9985599.

Open to everyone. You do not have to be an Acushnet resident.
07/20/2021

Open to everyone. You do not have to be an Acushnet resident.

Open to everyone. You do not have to be an Acushnet resident.

07/15/2021

Have you ever considered being a Paraprofessional in a school system?🍎 We are looking for people to join our team for the 2021-2022 school year! For more information and/or to apply, click the following link: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=3602717

Teacherpalooza: A Teacher Appreciation Event
07/15/2021
Teacherpalooza: A Teacher Appreciation Event

Teacherpalooza: A Teacher Appreciation Event

Join us for Teacherpalooza, a teacher appreciation hosted by Stonehill College Graduate Education to thank educators for their hard work during the pandemic!

07/13/2021

Have you ever considered being a Paraprofessional in a school system?🍎 We are looking for people to join our team for the 2021-2022 school year! For more information and/or to apply, click the following link: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=3602717

Are you considering becoming a paraprofessional but have reservations about taking the test? Sign up for our virtual cla...
07/09/2021

Are you considering becoming a paraprofessional but have reservations about taking the test? Sign up for our virtual class.
If you are hired by SMEC both the class fee and the test fee will be waived.

Click here to register for the class.
https://app.smartedu.net/smec/pd/

Are you considering becoming a paraprofessional but have reservations about taking the test? Sign up for our virtual class.
If you are hired by SMEC both the class fee and the test fee will be waived.

Click here to register for the class.
https://app.smartedu.net/smec/pd/

Photos from Dartmouth Council on Aging's post
07/08/2021

Photos from Dartmouth Council on Aging's post

06/29/2021
Are you considering becoming a paraprofessional but have reservations about taking the test? Sign up for our virtual cla...
06/29/2021

Are you considering becoming a paraprofessional but have reservations about taking the test? Sign up for our virtual class.
If you are hired by SMEC both the class fee and the test fee will be waived.

Click here to register for the class.
https://app.smartedu.net/smec/pd/

Are you considering becoming a paraprofessional but have reservations about taking the test? Sign up for our virtual class.
If you are hired by SMEC both the class fee and the test fee will be waived.

Click here to register for the class.
https://app.smartedu.net/smec/pd/

Are you considering becoming a paraprofessional but have reservations about taking the test?  Sign up for our virtual cl...
06/23/2021

Are you considering becoming a paraprofessional but have reservations about taking the test? Sign up for our virtual class.
If you are hired by SMEC both the class fee and the test fee will be waived.

Click here to register for the class.
https://app.smartedu.net/smec/pd/

Are you considering becoming a paraprofessional but have reservations about taking the test? Sign up for our virtual class.
If you are hired by SMEC both the class fee and the test fee will be waived.

Click here to register for the class.
https://app.smartedu.net/smec/pd/

Address

25 Russellls Mills Rd
Dartmouth, MA
02748

General information

The Southeastern Massachusetts Educational Collaborative (SMEC) is a public education collaborative established in 1975 pursuant to the provisions of Massachusetts General Law Chapter 40, Section 4E. SMEC is an extension of eight public school systems, which make up its membership. The present membership includes the Acushnet, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, Marion, Mattapoisett, New Bedford, Rochester and Old Rochester Regional public school districts. SMEC accepts students for enrollment in its programs from school systems throughout Southeastern Massachusetts. The Collaborative's programs and services are locally based and locally directed and are designed to supplement the special education resources of its member districts. SMEC offers a variety of services for students with special needs aged 3-21 as well as adults with developmental disabilities. The Collaborative also offers professional development opportunities for educational staff. SMEC is a member of the Massachusetts Organization of Educational Collaboratives.

Opening Hours

Monday 8am - 4pm
Tuesday 8am - 4pm
Wednesday 8am - 4pm
Thursday 8am - 4pm
Friday 8am - 4pm

Telephone

(508) 998-5599

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Dose anyone know when the night program will start up again
Hi dose anyone know when the night program will start up again
hi friend jarood and ruben birthday to you
Love my Mothers Day letter from Hope. Thanks for your help and all your video calls!
Hi all hope we can be back to sail and adh on may 18
Happy Easter
I miss all my friends and staff at smecadh
looking forward see in march 20,2020, miss u guys see soon
What's up everybody
Math Class starts on Monday at 4:30!
Sign up today! Class starts on Monday!