Springfield Public Schools
You are
  • A Black or Latino/Latina para-educator

  • 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 Contact

Matthew Grimes 

Talent Acquisition, Diversity and Inclusion Administrator

413-787-7100 ext. 55317



Springfield College Contact

Eileen Cyr, Springfield College Graduate Coordinator



Paradigm Shift Program Coordinator
Danielle Phillips



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.


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