Education


We are excited to introduce our Education & Training affiliate, the Center for Guardianship Excellence!

The Center for Guardianship Excellence Logo

The Center for Guardianship Excellence is the education component of the Massachusetts Guardianship Policy Institute. It provides education, training and support to guardians, volunteers, family and those in need of advance directives. The Center offers programs on the basics of guardianship; how to be a guardian; how to be a health care proxy and; the importance of advance directives.

Click here to learn more about the Center and the training, education and support that they offer.


Our Past Events:


2020 Colloquium on Guardianship Oversight

December 3 & 10, 2020

The 2020 Colloquium on Guardianship Oversight highlighted the range of guardianship oversight models being offered across the nation. The program featured panels of speakers in state leadership positions from Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Idaho, Utah, New Mexico as well as the National Center for State Courts and the American Bar Association’s Commission on Law and Aging, who offered insight into national trends in guardianship oversight, as well as direct experience with successful guardianship oversight tools.

Day 1 – December 3, 2020

Day 2 – December 10, 2020


Abuse & Self-Negelct

November 6, 2019

UMass Boston Campus Center Ballroom, Boston, MA


Decision Making: Balancing Autonomy & Risk

November 27, 2018

College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA


A National Perspective: Guardianship and Decisional Support

December 6, 2017

Federal Reserve Bank Building, Boston, MA


4th Colloquium: Public Guardianship in an “Age of Self-Advocacy”

June 23, 2017

AARP Offices, Boston, MA


3rd Colloquium: Proposal for a Public Guardianship Program

November 16, 2016

Social Law Library, Boston, MA


2nd Colloquium: Voluntary Public Guardianship Programs

June 13, 2016

Metro Meeting Center, Boston, MA


1st Colloquium: Public Guardianship in Massachusetts

Novemeber 10, 2015

Suffolk University Law Library, Boston, MA