Springfield Technical Community College will apply a $296,904 state grant to support a new affordable professional development program for early childhood educators. The funding will allow STCC to roll out its Child Development Associate Plus program this fall. The program will help early childhood educators obtain certification and become better qualified to teach infants and toddlers as well as preschool-aged children.
Stephen "Stix" Josey, an entrepreneur with a creative spirit, hopes to graduate next spring with a degree in business management. He came to STCC two years ago as a non-traditional student. He was in his early 50s and had worked for years in the entertainment industry. More..
Springfield Technical Community College dedicated the reading room in the library in memory of John W. Bennett, who named STCC the beneficiary of his life insurance policy. During a ceremony on June 14, STCC President John B. Cook thanked Bennett family members and friends who were on hand for the formal dedication of the Bennett Reading Room. STCC received $250,000 from the Bennett estate.
Springfield Technical Community College announces the appointment of Aimee Dalenta, of East Longmeadow, as chair of the Early Childhood Education Department, and Nancy Ward, of Northampton, as STCC’s Early Education and Care Pathways Grant and Activity Director.
Springfield Technical Community College congratulates the 952 students named to the spring 2019 dean’s list. The dean’s list is published each semester to recognize above-average academic performance. To be considered, degree-seeking students must earn 12 or more college level credits in the current semester or 12 or more combined college-level credits earned during the fall and spring semesters, and achieve a 3.3 or above grade point average. More..
Registration is open for College for Kids at Springfield Technical Community College, a summer program that exposes participants between 11 and 17 to learning opportunities available in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. Some of the available programs focus on arts and sports. More..
Starting at STCC and then transferring to a four-year college or university will keep more money in the student’s pocket than enrolling directly at a four-year institution as a freshman. Data from the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education shows precisely how much students will save by starting at STCC. A year of tuition and fees at STCC is $6,306. A year of tuition and fees at UMass is $16,278. More..
Springfield Technical Community College this fall will launch a new certificate program to help early childhood educators or school paraprofessionals take their careers to the next level. The Child Development Associate Plus (CDA Plus) Certificate of Completion is designed for educators who want to get their Child Development Associate credential and earn college credit at the same time. More..