The Division of Graduate and Continuing Education is here to help you Monday through Friday from 8:30-4:45, located at 66 Allen Street in Pittsfield, MA
Phone: 413-662-5575 | Email: email@example.com
Paul is the Associate Dean for Graduate & Continuing Education and came to MCLA in June 2018. He is a Massachusetts native from Boston and has lived in just about every region of the state. Before moving to the Berkshires, he lived in the Portsmouth, NH. He received his BA in English with German Minor from Keene State College, M. Ed. from Antioch University NE in Keene NH and ABD in Educational Leadership from University of Phoenix. Teaching and learning are sources of fascination for Paul, and he enjoys helping others achieve their goals and increase their intellectual capacities. In his free time Paul is a musician and practices his musical skills every day.
Quote: "I like that in education, we get to work with, and learn with, smart, reflective, fun people - so what could be better? I get exposed to new ideas and new ways of thinking pretty much every day - the field of education is really rewarding."
Barb has worked at MCLA for seven years. Originally from Williamsburg, VA, Barb moved to the Berkshires in 1996 to work in the training department at the KB Toys corporate headquarters. She worked at BerkshireWorks Career Center as a workforce development professional for nine years before being hired by MCLA. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Virginia Wesleyan College and a Master of Arts in Education and Human Development degree from George Washington University. In 2017, she earned a Higher Education Leadership Management graduate certificate from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Barb enjoys helping students achieve their personal and professional goals and seeing the transformation that education can have on people's lives. Barb lives in Pittsfield with her dog Suzie.
Erinn was born and raised in Pittsfield, Ma. She received her Bachelors of the Arts
from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and her Masters in Science in Higher
Education Administration from Bay Path University. She came to MCLA in 2016 from Spanish
Studies Abroad, a Study Abroad provider out of Amherst, Ma. In her spare time she
enjoys spending time with her husband and toddler, Lucy. She chose to work in higher
educational after taking the longer road to get her degree, she finds it rewarding
to help students stay on or get back on their educational path.
Betty is currently the Administrative Assistant in DGCE and has been for three years. She is from Adams, MA, and does a little bit of everything in her spare time! She holds an Associates in Hospitality Administration, a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from MCLA, and is currently working toward her Master's in Business Administration. Working in higher education for many years, Betty enjoys seeing the students' evolution throughout their educational journey, as well as their post graduate successes.
Originally from Long Island, Wendy moved to the Berkshires in 2014. She holds an Associates of Applied Science and earned her Bachelor of Arts through the MCLA degree completion program in December 2019. Upon graduating, she began working in DGCE and is presently an Administration and Outreach associate. She has always believed that learning is a lifelong endeavor and is enthusiastic about supporting students in meeting their educational goals. She is married with two adult children and lives in South Egremont.