Professional and Graduate Education

Tiffany Espinosa, Executive Director

Carolyn Rogers-Harris, Program Coordinator

Amy Asadoorian, Admissions and Communications Coordinator

Merrill House

Overview and Contact Information

Professional and Graduate Education (PaGE) at Mount Holyoke College offers engaged learning communities and high-quality academic programs for adult learners. PaGE offerings include a portfolio of Master's degree programs, teacher licensure programs, institutes for educators, and professional development programming. All courses, workshops, seminars and institutes offered through Mount Holyoke's Professional and Graduate Education (PaGE) programs are gender-inclusive.

Mount Holyoke College Student Handbook

PaGE Program Offerings

Graduate Programs

PaGE offers three graduate degrees with a mix of on-campus, online and hybrid courses:

  • Master of Arts in Teaching, Teacher Leadership
    • A 32-to-34 credit two-year program
    • With customized options for areas of focus such as independent schools, advocacy and policy, research, differentiated learning, global and intercultural education, or entrepreneurship in education.
  • Master of Arts in Teaching, Mathematics
    • A 32-credit two-year program
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
    • A program that can be completed in a one- or two-year format
    • With Initial Teacher Licensure in areas including:
      • Biology (8-12)
      • Chemistry (8-12)
      • Dance (All)
      • Early Childhood (PreK-2)
      • Earth and Space Science (8-12)
      • Elementary (1-6)
      • English (5-12)
      • English as a Second Language (ESL)/English Language Learners (ELL) (PreK-6; 5-12)
      • Foreign Language (5-12)
      • General Science (5-8)
      • History (5-12)
      • Mathematics (5-8; 8-12)
      • Middle school: Humanities (5-8)
      • Middle school: Mathematics/Science (5-8)
      • Music: Vocal/Instrumental/General (All)
      • Physics (8-12)
      • Social Science (5-12)
      • Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities (PreK-8; 5-12)
      • Theater (All)
      • Visual Arts (PreK-8; 5-12)

Professional Development: Graduate Institutes and Non-degree Courses

In addition to the degree programs, there is a range of other opportunities to learn through our graduate-level institutes and customized on-site professional development offered through our initial teacher licensure, teacher leadership and mathematics teaching programs:

Professional and Graduate Education is administered by:

Tiffany Espinosa, Executive Director

Marria Carrington, Director, Mathematics Programs

Jemelleh Nurse Coes, Director, Teacher Leadership Programs

Naomi Dupre-Edelson, Assistant Director, Mathematics Programs

Ruth Hornsby, Associate Director, Teacher Licensure Programs

Corrine Miller, Assistant Director, Teacher Licensure Programs

Roberto Mugnani, Program Director, New Program Development

Eric Schildge, Assistant Director, Teacher Leadership Programs

Catherine Swift, Director, Teacher Licensure Programs

Faculty, professors of practice, and teacher-leaders-in-residence teaching in Professional and Graduate Education programs:

Kathryn Accurso, M.A., University of Missouri

Sarah Banning, M.A.T., Mount Holyoke College

Gwendolyn Bass, Ed.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst

Virginia Bastable, Ed.D., University of Massachusetts

Sarah Bent, M.A.T., Mount Holyoke College

Beth Brady, M.A.T., Mount Holyoke College

Heather Brown, M.A., University of Arizona

Sarah Brown Wessling, M.A., Iowa State University

Kelly Carriere, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst

Erin Casioppo, M.Ed., Smith College

Zachary Champagne, M.A., University of North Florida

Yi Law Chan, M.Ed., Bank Street College of Education

Amy Chang, M.Ed., University of Massachusetts Amherst

Stephanie Charbonnet, M.A.T., Mount Holyoke College

Carmelo Chiello, M.A.T., Florida Atlantic University

Jemelleh Coes, Ph.D., University of Georgia

Amia Dixon, Ed.D., University of South Carolina

Jed Dearybury, M.A.T, Converse College

Kim Evelti, Ed.M., Harvard Graduate School of Education

Heidi Fessenden, Ed.M. Harvard University

Indyasia Fowler, M.Ed., University of Georgia

Michael Flynn, M.Ed., Lesley University

Andrew Gael, M.S., Brooklyn College

Marta Garcia, M.A., Florida Atlantic University

Nancy Gardner, M.A., Florida State University

Lauren Giordano, M.A.T., Mount Holyoke College

Holly Graham, Ed.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst

James Hanson, M.A.T., Mount Holyoke College

Karen Harrington, M.Ed., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Shauna Hedgepeth, M.S., University of Southern Mississippi

John Holland, Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University

Ruth Hornsby, M.A.T., Mount Holyoke College

Katisha John

Mary Keller, M.A.T., Mount Holyoke College

Patricia Kepler, M.Ed., George Mason University

Elise Kuypers, M.A.T., Mount Holyoke College

Lauren Lamb, M.A.T Mount Holyoke College

Alicia Lopez, M.Ed., University of Massachusetts Amherst

Meagan Magrath-Smith, M.A.T., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Lisanne Manzi, M.Ed., Lesley University

Daniele Massey, Ed.D., Walden University

Bryan Meyer, M.Ed., High Tech High Graduate School of Education

Pam Mulcahy, M. Ed., University of New Hampshire

Lyndsey Nunes, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Allegra Osborne, M.A., University of Phoenix

Deborah Peart, M.A., Manhattanville College

Shelby Regner, M.A.T., Mount Holyoke College

Jacob Rivers, M.A.T., Mount Holyoke College

Deborah Schifter, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts

Eric Schildge, M.A.T., Mount Holyoke College

Karen Schweitzer, M.A.T., Mount Holyoke College

Meredith Stanley, M.A.T., Mount Holyoke College

Tammy Sullivan-Daley, M.Ed., University of Massachusetts Amherst

Anne Sussman, M.A.T., Smith College

Catherine Swift, M.Ed., Smith College

Janice Szymaszek, M.Ed., Smith College

Kaneka Turner, M.A.T., Mount Holyoke College; M.Ed., University of Phoenix

Elizabeth Van Cleef, M.S., Bank Street College of Education

Polly Wagner, M.Ed., Lesley College

Diana Yousfi, M.Ed., Boston University

Ann Zito, M.A.T., Mount Holyoke College