We Imagine

dynamic educators and researchers who promote strategies of equity and inclusivity in classrooms filled with curious learners.

We Foster

intellectual engagement across the curriculum by promoting cutting-edge education trends and innovation.

We partner

with faculty to promote innovative teaching, develop assessment and evaluation techniques, integrate technology, and support.

Our Principles

Principle 1

We support innovative teaching pedagogy that supports student learning by

  • Elevating high-impact teaching practices.
  • Innovating the use of technology to support the teaching and learning environment.
  • Assisting faculty in creating a supportive classroom environment.
  • Collaborating on the development of authentic assessment techniques.

Principle 2

We foster the development of faculty in spirit, mind, and body for leadership in service to others by

  • Promoting a holistic work/life balance for faculty.
  • Strengthening our commitment to the Springfield College community and the surrounding neighborhoods of Greater Springfield.
  • Showcasing the innovative work of faculty and staff.

Principle 3

We support faculty scholarship by

  • Providing broad-based support for faculty scholarship.
  • Nurturing faculty scholarship, including research and creative projects.
  • Curating resources and services that bring faculty together to promote collaboration across schools and programs.

Meet Our Team

Chris Hakala


Joan Giovannini

Associate Director

Matt Citron

Instructional Designer

Donna Croteau

Administrative Associate

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