School Committee Member

Barbara GreshamBarbara Gresham

Wards 4 & 5

Address: 139 Colton St. Springfield, MA 01109

Phone Number: 413-626-9108

E-mail Address:

Year appointed: 2010


Biographical Info:
University of Georgia
Springfield Technical Community College, Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice

I have lived in Springfield for more than 20 years and am the proud mother of two children who graduated from our public school system. I have remained an active registered voter since I’ve lived in Springfield. I serve on the Public Health Committee, Asthma Coalition, Lead Task Force and am a member of the Healthy School sub-committee. I was honored and proud to work during the Selection Process for the Superintendent of Springfield Schools.

I am an avid reader and lifelong student. I believe it was those to affinities that steered me towards the world of education. I am pleased to have an opportunity to give back to my community and serve as your voice on the School Committee.

Priorities for School Committee:

My priority as a School Committee member is to uphold and ensure the mission of the Springfield Public Schools: “To provide the highest quality of education so that all students are empowered to realize their full potential and lead fulfilling lives as lifelong learners, responsible citizens and leaders in the 21st Century.

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