The Massachusetts School to Career Connecting Activities Initiative



Connecting Activities is a statewide network, organized through the sixteen MassHire Workforce Boards, connecting employers and schools to support work-based learning and other career development education activities for students. Find out more about how this initiative can support students in your community.

News and Updates

Teacher Externship Program

Friday, October 18, 2019

The Lowell Sun recently published a profile of the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education`s Perkins Teacher Externship Program, a project of the College Career and Technical Education (CCTE) Unit, ...

Conference Materials - May 9, 2019 - Connecting Activities Sessions

Thursday, May 16, 2019

From the May 9, 2019 Conference: 

Connecting Activities Mini-Presentations - 3-5 minute presentations from ...

Welcoming Kerry Akashian

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

In April 2019, we are welcoing Kerry Akashian into the Connecting Activities network as our new statewide coordinator. Kerry joins the DESE Office of College, Career and Technical Education as Coordinator of Career Development Education. Kerry is transitioning into our office from the Center for Instructional Support where she was ...

Signal Success Curriculum

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

In the coming summer and school year, we are lauching a new 10-module version of the Signal Success curriculum, which has been widely used and enjoyed in ...

Connecting Activities Annual Report

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Learn more about the Massachusetts Connecting Activities initiative by reading our FY2018 Annual Report.  The report shares news about statewide projects, initiatives and accomplishments, as well as highlights and stories from Connecting Activities programming in each of the sixteen MassHire workforce regions. ...