Condition of Education in Western MA 2022

The Delaney House | Holyoke, MA

On June 9, 2022 we hosted a conversation in Holyoke on the state of education in Western Massachusetts. This event put a local focus on the findings of our Condition of Education in the Commonwealth report and brought together members of the business and education communities to discuss supporting educators and planning for the future after the challenges of the past two years.




PAUL BELSITO, Executive Director, The Irene E. & George A. Davis Foundation


MATTHEW DENINGER, Chief Strategy and Research Officer, Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

CHAD D'ENTREMONT, Executive Director, The Rennie Center 

GRAEHAM DODD, Director of the Education Initiative, Smith College

WILLAM CAMERON, Chair, Pittsfield School Committee

EDWARD LAMBERT, Executive Director, Massachusetts Business Alliance for Education

PEMA LATSHANG, Founding Executive Director, Teach Western Mass

MICHAEL S. WOTORSON, Director of the National Opportunity to Learn Network, Schott Foundation for Public Education

SOPHIE ZAMARRIPA, Senior Associate, The Rennie Center


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