CENTER: Professional Development

Center for Teacher Education and Research

The Center for Teacher Education and Research at Westfield State University offers a variety of professional development opportunities for local teachers and administrators. 

We offer courses in the following areas:

  • Online Reading Courses related to the Common Core in partnership with CommLearn (CLOI)
  • Mentoring and Coaching Strategies
  • MTEL Prep- Communication and Literacy
  • Music
  • English Language Arts

And more!

To see a complete listing of our Professional Development offerings at Westfield State University through the CENTER for Teacher Education and Research, please visit our website at

For more information or questions about the CENTER, please call Dr. Marsha Olsen, Program Coordinator at 413-572-8459 or