INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis has endorsed a new initiative that will aim to make Indiana’s capital city a more welcoming place for people with autism by providing training for police, bus...
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State officials say they’re making funds available to mid-level public school teachers to cover the cost of continuing education certifications that can lead to a significant...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lawyers who volunteer as poll workers could earn continuing education credit hours in exchange, under a program announced by the Ohio Supreme Court and the state elections...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Senate unanimously approved a bill Thursday that would require police to be trained on implicit bias and de-escalation techniques to minimize the use of force, a...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer called Wednesday for policy changes to prevent police abuses following the killings of George Floyd and other black people, backing continuing education...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court is seeking public comment on a proposal to require annual education courses for judges.
The court says the goal is to ensure proficiency...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The National Science Foundation has awarded nearly $3 million for math teachers in West Virginia through the West Virginia University Research Corp., the state's two U.S....
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas-area teachers' union has struck a teacher pay deal Wednesday with the country's fifth largest school district that organizers say will avert a threatened teacher...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The union representing teachers in Las Vegas says teachers might walk out of classrooms next month if a new contract isn't reach.
BUCKSPORT, Maine (AP) — Maine Maritime Academy has purchased part of a former paper mill to house a new center offering continuing-education.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — SeaWorld officials say its Aquatica Orlando park is becoming the world's first water park to be credentialed for visitors with autism.
Aquatica Orlando on Tuesday received a designation as a "Certified Autism Center" from the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards.
DETROIT (AP) — A federal grant is boosting the work of a Michigan program aimed at putting more health care professionals in underserved communities.
SCITUATE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island State Police have arrested a former union official they say embezzled more than $100,000 from a union for health care professionals.
Police say 33-year-old Christopher Matteson, of Harrisville, was arrested Tuesday on charges including embezzlement and forgery.
The Sesame Place theme park in Pennsylvania has been designated a certified autism center, with staff trained in autism sensitivity and awareness by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards.
The credentialing board is an industry leader in autism training for professionals and educators. Sesame Place is the first theme park to receive the board's certification.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — A recent survey indicates that University of Illinois graduates are finding better career prospects and are getting higher salaries.
The university's annual "Illini Success" survey shows that 89 percent of 2016-17 graduates who responded had secured a "first destination" within six months of graduation, Champaign's News-Gazette reported.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A judge has ruled there was not enough evidence to criminally charge a former University of Vermont student accused of making a racist threat in an overheard conversation.
The ruling by Vermont Superior Court Judge David Fenster became public Tuesday.
In October, UVM continuing education student Wesley Richter was charged with one count of disorderly conduct. Prosecutors had alleged that Richter made violent threats against black students in an overheard phone conversation.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker has signed into law a bill that makes it easier for cosmetologists licensed in other states to work in Wisconsin.
The measure Walker signed Monday also eliminates continuing education requirements for cosmetologists, barbers and manicurists.
The new law eliminates the requirement that an applicant for a license in Wisconsin have 4,000 hours of experience. Instead, they would have to only take a one-hour course educating them on Wisconsin laws and rules.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state Legislature has approved a proposal to eliminate continuing education requirements for cosmetologists and barbers in Wisconsin.
The bill sent to Gov. Scott Walker on Thursday would also make it easier for people licensed in other states to work in Wisconsin.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Commonwealth University has created a new noncredit continuing education program focused on addiction studies.
The program will unite addiction counseling professionals with professionals in health, law and education, along with community members who have personal experience with addiction.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A $7.5 million grant will help Duquesne Law School lead an effort to improve continuing education programs for Pennsylvania's judges, district judges, senior judges and justices.
Duquesne announced Tuesday the donation from alumnus Tom Kline that will create a center for judicial education named for the Philadelphia lawyer.
TAOS, N.M. (AP) — D.H. Lawrence Ranch Initiatives is partnering with the University of New Mexico Continuing Education to host a series of online creative writing workshops.
The University of New Mexico recently announced the workshops which are aimed at giving writers feedback and the opportunity to work with writing instructors. Classes cater to poets, novelists, short story writers and nonfiction writers.
Courses run from October through November and are limited to 15 participants per class.
SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska Medical Center is trucking in medical training to rural parts of the state.
Four trucks equipped to simulate emergency room, ambulance and other scenarios have been stationed in Kearney, Lincoln, Norfolk and Scottsbluff, where the school's College of Nursing has divisions.
The goal is to provide free continuing education to help doctors, nurses and paramedics renew their licenses.
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball and Northeastern are partnering to provide educational opportunities for big league players.
Management and the players' association agreed to institute a continuing education program as part of the labor contract that started this season.
Under the partnership announced Tuesday, players will have access during and after their careers to courses that include undergraduate and graduate programs at the Boston-based university.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University is offering young students the chance to learn about developing video games at a camp this week.
The university's Center for Continuing Education says the camp is for students ages 10 to 17. It will be held Monday through Friday in Prichard Hall on Marshall's campus in Huntington. The cost is $125 per student.
DETROIT (AP) — Three health systems will work with the city to train Detroit residents for entry-level health care jobs.
Mayor Mike Duggan announced the partnership with the Detroit Medical Center, Henry Ford Health System and St. John Providence on Thursday.
Training for patient care associates and patient sitters will be provided by Focus: HOPE and Oakland University's School of Nursing Continuing Education.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on legislation to curb opioid addiction (all times local):
Republican Gov. Chris Christie has signed legislation aimed at curbing the state's opioid addiction epidemic.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Teachers in the state would never have to renew their teaching licenses under a plan from Gov. Scott Walker.
In his budget released last week, Walker proposed granting teachers lifetime teaching licenses.
School administrators who've pushed for streamlined licensing to address a teacher shortage say they could be onboard, with a caveat. They want to require ongoing training to ensure teachers use the latest techniques in their classrooms.
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Employees in the Harrison County School District are choosing to be lifelong learners through continuing education, remaining up-to-date on the newest information, technology and instructional strategies.
All teachers in the county enroll in additional degree programs or take college courses to renew their teaching or professional certificates, according to Donna Hage, assistant superintendent of personnel.