Professional and Graduate Education

Tiffany Espinosa, Executive Director

Amy Nichols, Senior Administrative Assistant for Education Programs

Janet Paquette, Senior Administrative Assistant for Mathematics Programs


Merrill House
413-538-3748
https://www.mtholyoke.edu/professional-graduate

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, accelerated summer and January courses, and professional development programming. All courses, workshops, seminars and institutes offered through Mount Holyoke's Professional and Graduate Education (PaGE) programs are coeducational.

PaGE Program Offerings

Graduate Programs

PaGE offers three graduate degrees:

  • Master of Arts in Teacher Leadership (M.A.T. degree, online/hybrid courses)
    • With a customized option for an Independent Schools focus
  • Master of Arts in Mathematics Teaching (M.A.T. degree, online/hybrid courses)
  • Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T. degree, on-campus and online/hybrid courses)
    • With a customized option for an Independent Schools focus
    • With Initial Teacher Licensure in over 30 areas including:
      • Teacher of Early Childhood (PreK-2)

      • Teacher of Elementary Education (1-6)

      • Teacher of Middle School, variety of fields (5-8)

      • Teacher of Secondary School, variety of fields (8-12)

      • Teacher of Foreign Language (5-12)

      • Teacher of Dance (PreK-12)

      • Teacher of Music (PreK-12)

      • Teacher of Theatre (PreK-12)

      • Teacher of Visual Art (PreK-8, 5-12)

      • Teacher of Special Education/Moderate Disabilities (PreK-8, 5-12)

    • Throughout the Master of Arts in Teaching program, we also offer additional licensure options in:

      • New level/subject area

      • English as a second language/English language learners

      • Moderate disabilities (PreK-8, 5-12)

Professional Development

PaGE also offers professional development opportunities, including:

  • Developing Mathematical Ideas (DMI) institutes
  • DMI facilitation institutes
  • Customized onsite professional development
  • Graduate and undergraduate courses

Professional and Graduate Education is administered by:

Tiffany Espinosa, Executive Director

Beverley Bell, Program Director, Education Programs

Michael Flynn, Program Director, Mathematics Programs

Roberto Mugnani, Program Director, New Program Development

Catherine Swift, Associate Director for Master of Arts in Teaching

Gwen Bass, Assistant Director for Master of Arts in Teacher Leadership, Special Education Program

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

Kathryn Accurso, M.A., University of Missouri

Joseph Agron, M.Ed., Secondary Mathematics, American International College

Megan Allen, Ed.D, Walden University

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

Virginia Bastable, Ed.D., University of Massachusetts

Beverley Bell, Ed.D., Teacher Education and School Improvement, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Sarah Bent, M.A., Mathematics Teaching, Mount Holyoke College

David Bosso, Ed.D., American International College

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

Amy Chang M.Ed., Constructivist Teacher Education, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Jemelleh Coes, Ph.D., Educational Theory and Practice, University of Georgia

Kate Coolidge-Bender, M.Ed., Springfield College

Nicole Gilbert Cote, M.S., University of Massachusetts Amherst; M.A., Mount Holyoke College

Brianna Crowley, M.S., Instructional Design and Technology, Walden University

Jen Daigle-Matos, Ed.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst

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

Michael Flynn, M.Ed., Lesley University

Rick Feldman, M.P.A., Policy and Finance, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Sarah Frenette, M.Ed., Smith College

Leora Fridman, M.F.A., University of Massachusetts Amherst

Janelle Gagnon, M.A., Mount Holyoke College

Marta Garcia, M.A., Elementary Education, Florida Atlantic University

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

Renee Greenfield, Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction, Language and Literacy, Boston College

Amy Grillo, Ed.D., Harvard University

Jeffrey Guiel, J.D., Western New England College School of Law

Megan Olivia Hall, M.A., Science Education, St. Catherine University

Darren Hamilton, Ph.D., University of Southampton

James Hanson, M.A., Mathematics Teaching, Mount Holyoke College

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

John Holland, Ph.D., Education, Virginia Commonwealth University

Himali Jayathilake, Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, Wayne State University

Mary Keller, M.A., Mathematics Teaching, Mount Holyoke College

Lauren Lamb, M.A., Mathematics Teaching, Mount Holyoke College

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

Cheryl Lee, M.A., Mount Holyoke College

Eric Levine, M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction, Keene State College; M.S., Environmental Education, Lesley University

Yan Ma, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Lisanne Manzi, M.Ed., Instructional Technology, Lesley University

Amy Martin, Ph.D., Columbia University

Daniele Massey, Ed.D., Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment, Walden University

Lauren Mattone, M.Ed., University of Massachusetts

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

Brent Nielsen, M.Ed., Intensive Special Needs, Westfield State College

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

Allegra Osborne, M.A., Business Administration, University of Phoenix

Matteo Pangallo, Ph.D., English, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Shanna Peeples, M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction, University of Texas Arlington

Lorna Ritz, M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art

Tom Schiele, M.A., Children’s Literature, Simmons College

Karen Schweitzer, M.A., Mathematics Teaching, Mount Holyoke College

Mark Shea, Ph.D., Second Language Studies, Michigan State University

Katy Smith, M.Ed., University of Wisconsin–LaCrosse

Gary Snyder, Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, California Institute of Technology

Tammy Sullivan-Daley, M.Ed., Special Education (N-9), University of Massachusetts Amherst

Catherine Swift, M.Ed., Smith College

Janice Szymaszek, M.Ed., Smith College

Noah Tuleja, M.F.A., Directing, Indiana University

Kaneka Turner, M.A., Mathematics Teaching, Mount Holyoke College; M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction, University of Phoenix

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

Polly Wagner, M.Ed., Lesley College

Nicole Michaud Wild, Ph.D., Sociology, University at Albany, State University of New York