Springfield 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 Springfield Public Schools

  • An aspiring teacher

Quick Contacts

Springfield Public Schools Diversity and Inclusion

Matthew Grimes 

Talent Acquisition, Diversity and Inclusion Administrator

413-787-7100 ext. 55317

grimesm@springfieldpublicschools.com

Springfield College Graduate Coordinator

Eileen Cyr

Springfield College Graduate Coordinator

413-748-3312

ecyr@springfieldcollege.edu

 

Springfield College Financial Aid

TJ Griffis

Associate Director, Office of Financial Aid
413-748-3108
tgriffis@springfield.edu

Springfield College MTEL Coordinator

Katy Reed

Springfield College MTEL Coordinator
413-748-3656
kreed@springfield.edu

Paradigm Shift Program Coordinator

Danielle Phillips

413-542-4018

dphillips@fivecolleges.edu

 
 
 
 
 

The Path for Springfield Public Schools Para-educators

Paradigm Shift is here to help you become a licensed teacher.

Here are the steps you need to follow:

 

Springfield Public School Financial and Academic Support

In addition to federal and state financial support, there are opportunities for financial and academic support available specifically for Springfield Public School 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.