Amherst Regional Public Schools

You are

  • A Black or Latinx para-educator or teacher-on-waiver

  • A college graduate with a bachelor's degree or higher

  • Currently employed by the Amherst Regional Public Schools

  • An aspiring teacher

Quick Contacts

Amherst Regional Public Schools Contact

Damany Gordon, Diversity and Equity Specialist

(413) 362-1872

gordond@arps.org

 

Mount Holyoke College Admissions Contact

Amy Asadoorian 

Admission and Communication Coordinator

413-538-3478

graduateadmissions@mtholyoke.edu

 

 

Mount Holyoke College Program Director

Catherine Swift, M. Ed.,

Director, Teacher Licensure Programs

413-538-2464

cswift@mtholyoke.edu

Mount Holyoke College Financial Aid

Taryn Dunaj,

Associate Director, Student Financial Services

413-538-2291

tdunaj@mtholyoke.edu

Paradigm Shift Program Coordinator
Danielle Phillips

413-542-4018

dphillips@fivecolleges.edu

 
 
 
 
 

Your Path: Amherst Regional Public Schools Para-educators

Paradigm Shift is here to help you become a licensed teacher.
Here are the steps you need to follow:

 
 

Amherst Regional Public Schools Financial

and Academic Support

In addition to federal and state financial support, there are opportunities for financial and academic support available specifically for Amherst Regional Public Schools para-educators working to obtain their initial teaching license.

 

Still have questions?

Dedicated to helping Black and Latinx para-educators

and teachers-on-waivers become licensed teachers.