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The 2023-2024 Paraprofessional Grant application must be completed by the deadline of September 1, 2023.

The 2023-2024 application for Tomorrow's Teachers must be completed by the October 1, 2023, deadline.


Eastern Gateway Community College has been in ongoing negotiations for the past year with the U.S. Department of Education about the Free College Benefit and the Gateway Guarantee and has fought hard on behalf of all students to continue these benefits. As a result of the negotiations to date, they are no longer going to be able to offer the Free College Benefit and the Gateway Guarantee to new students beginning in the Fall semester 2023.

Do you have your Bachelors Degree, are interested in becoming a licensed educator in Springfield and are a Black or Latinx para-educator?  The Paradigm Shift can help you! 

Check out these colleges and universities to find the program that is right for you!

Springfield Federation of Paraprofessionals

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