Central MA

Central Massachusetts is home to a large number of colleges and universities, many with a long-standing commitment to early education.  The region covers a wide geography in Massachusetts and is home to more than 90 towns.

State Universities:

  • Fitchburg State University
  • Worcester State University

Community Colleges:

  • MassBay Community College
  • Mount Wachusett Community College
  • Quinsigamond Community College

Private Colleges and Degree Completion Programs:

  • Anna Maria College
  • Becker College

Academic and Career Advising

CenterforChildcareCareers  The Region 2 Educator and Provider Support (EPS) agency is the Center for Childcare Careers. Region 2 EPS provides four core services to provide professional development and program quality:

  1. Academic and Career Advising on Career Pathways to create professional development plans and supports.
  2. Developing Competencies through course work and attainment of degrees and credentials.
  3. Coaching and Mentoring to apply learning into settings with children and families.
  4. Achieving and maintaining program quality through accreditation and MA's QRIS (Quality Rating and Improvement System).


Are you an Educator in Central Ma: Region 2?

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Joanne Gravell, Director of Program and Coaching/Mentoring, jgravell@cccfscm.org or 508.757.1503 x211