Office of Student Success

The Office of Student Success is responsible for providing services to perspective, current, and former students in terms of program and application information, university, college, and program requirements, programmatic and academic advising, and resources for former students and alumni. our overarching goal is to assist students in navigating the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) and the larger UMass Boston system. Working closely with our faculty, we provide support for students to successfully complete their program. 

Schedule an Appointment with Your Advisor 

Thien Nguyen

  • Early Education and Care in Inclusive Settings (EECIS)-Student with 0-29 credits
  • Sport Leaders and Administration-Students with 0-29 credits

 Schedule an advising appointment with Thien.

 

Theresa Norberg

  • Early Education and Care in Inclusive Settings (EECIS)-Students with 30-79 credits
  • Sport Leadership and Administration-Students with 30-79 credits

Schedule an advising appointment with Theresa

 

Jennifer Wood

  • Early Education and Care in Inclusive Settings (EECIS)-Students with 80+ credits
  • Sport Leadership and Administration-Students with 80+ credits
  • ​Middle/Secondary Education Minor

Schedule an advising appointment with Jen

Students that are undeclared or are interested in changing their major can schedule and advising appointment with either advisor listed above based on the number of credits earned.

Aimee D'Avignon  

  • Questions related to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
  • Applying for licensure (ELAR)
  • Licensure verification
  • Program specific and/or practicum related questions for licensure 

For general questions about the Office of Student Success, email CEHDstudentsuccess@umb.edu.

 

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Staff

Thien Nguyen
Student Success Specialist, Office of Student Success, College of Education and Human Development

617-287-7233
Thien.Nguyen@umb.edu

Theresa Norberg
Academic Advisor, Office of Student Success, College of Education and Human Development

617.287.7625
Theresa.Norberg@umb.edu

Jennifer Wood
Associate Director, Office of Student Success, College of Education and Human Development

617.287.7610
Jennifer.Wood@umb.edu

Aimee D’Avignon
Director, Office of Student Success, College of Education and Human Development

617.287.7492
Aimee.Davignon@umb.edu

In addition to providing generalized and targeted support to student, the Office of the Student Success supports students in the following areas:

MTEL workshop information:

The CEHD Office of Student Success offers the following MTEL support workshops:

For more information about MTELs, including registration, fees, test dates, and practice tests, visit the MTEL site directly.

Academic Resources

TeachersConnect

​TeachersConnect is a free online professional network that gives current UMass Boston students and alumni working in Pre-K-12 settings a safe place to ask their most urgent questions—even the embarrassing ones—and get answers from a trusted network of peers, mentors, and experts who understand the real world classroom challenges. Questions about TeachersConnect? Contact Tyra Lopes-Mendes.