Mount Everett Teacher Gets Teaching Certification With Simon's rock

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GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass.— Mount Everett Regional School teacher Kevin Wolgemuth is the first recipient of the Initial Early College Pedagogy Teaching Certification through Bard College at Simon's Rock and the Early College Research Institute. 
This certification is part of the ongoing partnership between Simon's Rock and the Southern Berkshire Regional School District to offer early college opportunities to public high school students in South County. 
As part of a grant awarded by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Simon's Rock continues to offer Mount Everett Regional School students the ability to take Simon's Rock courses and receive fully transferable college credits at no cost. Teacher training is also provided through the Early College Research Institute to further expand Early College access. 
"We're excited to award this first Early College Pedagogy certification to local educator Kevin Wolgemuth. I know that Simon's Rock and the Southern Berkshire Regional School District are proud of this partnership program and eager to see it develop even further," said provost John B. Weinstein. 
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Intersection Conflict Warning System Installation in Great Barrington

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass — The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) announced it will be installing an intersection conflict warning system at Route 7 and the driveway of Monument Mountain Regional High School in Great Barrington. 
The work is scheduled to begin on Monday, March 27 and expected to conclude on Thursday, March 30, with work taking place each day from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The work will take place at the school driveway and on the shoulders of Route 7.    
Appropriate signage, law enforcement details, and messaging will be in place to guide drivers through the work area.
Drivers who are traveling through the affected areas should expect delays, reduce speed, and use caution. 
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