Education

April 30, 2021

RANDOLPH, NJ -- County College of Morris (CCM) will be honoring the more than 1,200 members of the  Class of 2021 with a virtual commencement ceremony. The ceremony will include messages from CCM’s President Anthony J. Iacono, a keynote speaker, academic deans and vice presidents. The commencement ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ -- Denville resident, Sohier Abdelfattah, is one of 15 Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) students at County College of Morris (CCM) to receive achievement awards from the New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education in recognition of their academic success. This was the ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Superintendent Steven Forte gave his latest report on the COVID-19 status during the March 22 meeting of the Denville Township Board of Education. With all three public schools still remaining open for hybrid virtual and in-person instruction, there have been 10 current cases that ...

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NEW JERSEY -- The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) has released updated COVID-19 K-12 operational guidance for local health departments (LHDs). The updated guidance, which reflects recent changes to K-12 recommendations from the CDC, is aligned with the goal of opening schools for in-person ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Denville resident, Jenna Curran, president of the Student Government Association at the County College of Morris (CCM) has been named to the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) national Coca-Cola Academic Team at the Gold award level. CCM administrators nominated Curran based on her academic ...

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NEW JERSEY - In its new rankings of public schools nationwide, U.S. News & World Report said New Jersey is the state with the country’s top education system and is number one in pre-school enrollment.        “Investments in our students are investments in the future of our state, and I am ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ – Fulfilling a promise to make tuition-free community college a reality, Gov. Phil Murphy on Fri Feb 26 signed A4410, permanently establishing the Community College Opportunity Grant Program (CCOG) that will allow qualified students to attend any New Jersey community college without ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy and Secretary of Higher Education Dr. Brian Bridges announced that $29.5 million in federal funding will be available to New Jersey’s institutions of higher education amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic to support the goals of the State Plan for Higher ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- During the virtual meeting of the Denville Township Board of Education on February 22, Superintendent Steven Forte reported on the snowy weather that hit the schools and township that same day. “Things are going pretty well, and we’re hanging in there,” said Forte. “Today was ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Governor Phil Murphy and New Jersey Department of Education (DOE) Acting Commissioner Dr. Angelica Allen-McMillan on Friday announced “The Road Forward,” a series of coordinated policy initiatives that dramatically expand the Administration’s efforts to identify and address the ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The Morris County Vocational School District announced a new share time program, Criminal Justice, for Morris County high school students who are interested in law, public safety, corrections, and security. The program is a collaboration with the County College of Morris (CCM), ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- More than 120 students participated in the sixth annual Hackathon hosted by Morris County School of Technology in Denville Township on Jan 30. Hackathon is a coding event in which students of the seventh to twelfth grades become “hackers” and allow their imaginations guide them ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The Morris County School of Technology (MCST) announced that physical education teacher, Kristen Maday, has been named the New Jersey Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (NJAHPERD) High School Physical Education Teacher of the Year Award. "Maday is a ...

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Denville, NJ – Morris County School of Technology’s Academy for Computer and Information Sciences will be hosting its Annual Hackathon on Sat Jan 30 from 9a.m.-9 p.m. The event will be virtual, hosted via Zoom, and is open to students in grades 7-12. Hackathon is an event where students come ...

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NEW JERSEY — A new executive order will mean sweeping changes for the way teachers and students are evaluated for the 2020-2021 school year. Gov. Phil Murphy, who has long said this is not a normal school year due to COVID-19, announced the changes during a Monday press conference on pandemic ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- The Junior League of Morristown (JLM) is accepting scholarship applications from individuals who live in Morris or Somerset counties. The $2,500 High School Volunteerism Scholarship is available to applicants who are judged primarily on their demonstrated commitment to ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – County College of Morris (CCM) is offering individuals an opportunity to embark on a well-paying career path in advanced manufacturing by taking part in on-the-job training through its CareerAdvance USA apprenticeship program. The first step to becoming an apprentice in the ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ -- Austyn Zaug, of Florham Park. Henry Velasco, of Randolph, and Michael Feger, of Morristown, placed first, second and third, respectively, in the second Annual Investment Challenge conducted by the Department of Business at County College of Morris (CCM). The challenge aimed ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The New Jersey State Board of Education and the Acting Commissioner of Education, Angelica Allen-McMillan, acknowledged Denville’s Riverview Elementary School and the eight other public schools in New Jersey that received the 2020 National Blue Ribbon Schools Award from the U.S.

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DENVILLE, NJ – The Academies of the Morris County Vocational School District is accepting applications through Dec 9 from eighth-grade students eligible to attend a Morris County high school. The Morris County Vocational School District combines comprehensive academics with career and technical ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Denville Township public schools, grades pre-K–8, will remain all-virtual through at least Dec 4, Superintendent Steven Forte announced in a letter to the school district community on Sun Nov 29.  “Due to the mandatory quarantine of several key staff members, the Denville PK-8 ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – County College of Morris (CCM) has both federal and state grant funds for students to help them stay on track with their higher education. Federal CARES dollars are available for students who are currently registered at CCM, to cover a wide range of expenses. Those dollars can be ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – County College of Morris (CCM) is providing students with a number of options for how they can take their courses this spring semester, so they can keep moving forward with their higher education. The college currently is enrolling students for the spring and has built in a high ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – In a letter on Fri Nov 13, Denville Public Schools Superintendent Steven Forte informed families that the township had experienced an increase in COVID-19 cases over the last week and a half. Additionally, several individuals in the school district had tested positive for COVID-19, ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – The grand opening of the Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Center (AMEC) at the County College of Morris (CCM) will take place Wed., Nov. 18, at 11 a.m. as a YouTube streamed presentation at www.ccm.edu/amec/. The event will provide viewers an inside view of the state-of-the-art ...

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DENVILLE, NJ — The school search platform Niche.com on Tue., Oct. 14, published its 2021 ranking of best public high schools, placing Morris County School of Technology 34 out of 416 public high schools ranked in New Jersey and one of the top three in Morris County. Morris Knolls received a ranking ...

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RANDOLPH, N.J. — The presidents of Kean University and County College of Morris (CCM) on Thursday, October 1, signed an agreement bringing CCM into the Pathway to Kean dual admission program, providing students with access to an affordable path for earning both an associate degree and a bachelor’s ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The nation’s scholastic spotlight shined on Denville Township on Sept. 24 as the U.S. Department of Education selected Riverview Elementary School as a recipient of the National Blue Ribbon Schools Award. Riverview was recognized as an “Exemplary High Performing School.” “I was ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – County College of Morris (CCM) recently announced that it is offering online public programming through its Legacy Project and Parks Program: Project Yellowstone. Heading into its eighth year, the Legacy Project, led by a team of CCM professors and staff members, presents lectures ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – The County College of Morris (CCM) recently announced that its president, Dr. Anthony J. Iacono, made the 2020 NJBIZ Education Power 50 list for the second straight year. The list recognizes the leadership of educators during the COVID-19 pandemic and their roles in the economic ...

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