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on Thu, 01/29/2015 - 16:50

Below you will find several links pertaining to PACE's RFP IT003PACE

Please check back frequently as addendums and other updates will be posted to this page. The deadline is currently February 20, 2015, 1:00 pm.

Grant Contact Information

on Fri, 01/23/2015 - 16:34

Steven R. Sullivan
Director of Grants & Workforce Development
Massachusetts Community Colleges Executive Office

Kathleen M. Kirby, Ph.D.
Statewide Project Director, GPSTEM
Massasoit Community College


Please check back soon as more information will be added. 

News & Events

on Fri, 01/23/2015 - 16:22

Downtown College Campus Hailed as New Day for Brockton
Brockton, MA - November 25, 2014 - (Via Enterprise News) City officials have had their sights on a downtown college campus for more than a decade. As the years passed, recessions came and went, potential college partners changed and downtown development proceeded haltingly. But this fall, as nearby projects promise new housing, retail and commercial space, healthy food and expanded medical care, the long-sought college campus has... (Read More)


GPSTEM Programs

on Thu, 01/22/2015 - 16:04

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GPSTEM Partners

on Thu, 01/22/2015 - 15:28

The consortium is partnering with many public and private organizations within STEM fields to ensure that programs created by the grant serve the target population, as well as the companies that they will eventually work for in the most effective way possible. Some of the companies that we have partnered with are listed below; 

Genzyme (a Sanofi Company)

Hi-Tech Mold & Tool Inc.

STEM Advisory Council

Smith & Wesson 

Arden Engineering Constructors

Baystate Healthcare

CVS Caremark 

Reliant Medical Group

North Easton Machine Company

Mass Mutual

Metso Automation USA

Dexter-Russell, Inc.


*Please note that

GPSTEM Priorities & Strategies

on Thu, 01/22/2015 - 15:24

 Priority Areas

  1. Create articulated pathways to careers in high growth STEM sectors 

  2. Build these pathways to ensure on-time graduation (15 to finish)

    1. Implement intrusive advising and increased course availability 

  3. Further partnerships with Career Centers & Workforce Investment Boards (WIBs)

  4. Partner with UMASS system and the State Universities to develop STEM transfer pathways 

Target Populations to be Served

  1. TAA eligible workers

  2. Un/underemployed workers 

  3. Veterans 

    This page is currently under construction. Please check back soon for updates.

Guided Pathways to Success in STEM

on Thu, 01/22/2015 - 14:55

A consortia proposal submitted collectively by the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts led by Massasoit Community College has been selected by the U.S. Department of Labor for the final round of federal funding from the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant (TAACCCT). The community colleges are advancing a comprehensive approach to addressing the training and educational needs of workers and employers statewide with a focus on articulated pathways to careers in high-growth STEM sectors (As well as advanced manufacturing and healthcare).

The $20 million

Statewide Grant Initiatives

on Wed, 01/21/2015 - 20:13

The Massachusetts Community Colleges Executive Office (MCCEO) actively pursues grant opportunities and other alternative sources of funding to further enhance the ability of schools statewide to serve a diverse array of people. These grants help MCCEO create programs that are integral to student success at the community colleges by ensuring that course curriculums are designed to feed into the most in demand fields, as well as ensuring that students stay on pathways to success while still enrolled. Some of the best examples of such programs are:

MCCTA Meeting Information & Materials

on Fri, 11/28/2014 - 18:19

MCCTA Spring Meeting - May 5th, 2015

The annual Spring Meeting of the Massachusetts Community Colleges Trustees' Association (MCCTA) will be held on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC). A reception will begin at 5:00 p.m. and business will commence at 5:30 p.m. Dinner will be served.

The meeting will be held in the Mary L. Fifield Gallery, located on the 3rd Floor of A-building at BHCC.


on Mon, 07/28/2014 - 21:02

RFP RGS 002 Applicable Dates:

RFP Release Date

July 28, 2014

Bidder Questions on RFP and Contract Due

August 20, 2014, 5 pm EPT -  SEE ADDENDUM #3

Response to Bidders Questions

August 25, 2014, 5 pm EPT (questions will be posted on a rolling basis)

Indicative Price Bids and Proposals Due

August 15, 2014, 10 am EST

RFP Final Prices Due

August 28, 2014, 2 pm EST - SEE ADDENDUM #5

PACE reserves the right to revise this schedule at its sole discretion.

This page will be updated regularly and we encourage you to check back soon as supplimental materials will be added.