Holyoke 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 Holyoke Public Schools

  • An aspiring teacher

Quick Contacts

Holyoke Public Schools Contact

Kelly A. Curran

Manager of Recruitment

413-512-5336 or 413-534-2000, ext. 1503

kcurran@hps.holyoke.ma.us

 

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: Holyoke Public Schools Para-educators

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

 
 

Holyoke 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 Holyoke 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.