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Workforce Development Training

Connecting Ambition to Information and Opportunity

ELEVATE Northeast and Holyoke Community College of Massachusetts teamed up to offer a variety of core and career track education programs for students of all ages and backgrounds to develop and build upon a foundation of knowledge about the cannabis plant and it’s colorful history of prohibition and healing.

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Note that students interested in the Laboratory Assistant, Culinary, Cultivation, and Patient Services career tracks must complete the Core Curriculum offering prior to enrollment.

Cannabis Education Scholarships

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Give the gift of knowledge by making a donation to the ELEVATE Northeast 2021 Educational Scholarship Fund! Businesses and individuals are invited to donate to the fund to help prepare motivated applicants to join the cannabis workforce with elevated knowledge and perspective gained from participation in one of several applicable education programs across the Northeast.

From Holyoke Community College to Oaksterdam, the Fund is set up to help make quality cannabis education, certificates, and degrees more accessible and mainstream.

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