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Eileen Cyr, professor for the Springfield College Department of Education.
  • Doctor of Education, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Mass., 1999
  • Master of Business Administration, American International College, Springfield, Mass., 1988
  • Bachelor of Science, Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, Mass., 1982

Eileen Cyr is the senior faculty member in the Education Department. She has been working alongside pre-service and in-service teachers for more than 30 years.

Courses Taught

  • EDUC 232 Elementary Math Methods
  • EDUC 685 Secondary Teaching Methods
  • EDUC 642 Assessment
  • EDUC 635 Family and Community Engagement

Selected Works

Presentations

 

2020 Cyr, E., Awkal, N., Dudley, S., O’Brien, J., and Sauers, A. Teachers as “first responders”: Exploring social emotional learning concepts ranging from teacher self-care to dealing with trauma in today’s classrooms. Critical Questions in Education Conference, (February 17-19, Seattle, WA)

2019 Cyr, E., Reed. K., Gilhooly, K., and Mickiewicz, G, We’ve Come a Long Way in How We Teach – Now We Need to Change the Way We Assess. Critical Questions in Education Conference, (March 4-6, Savannah, GA)

2018 Cyr, E., Reed. K., Atkinson, C., Begley, E.,Celik, D., Gilhooly, K., Rivers, B., and Sorenson, A., A celebration of learning: Using the Pecha Kucha as a summative assessment for working teachers in a licensure program. Critical Questions in Education Conference, (March 5-7, Portland, OR)

2017 Cyr, E., English Language Learners and Elementary Mathematics. American Association of Two Year Colleges, Annual Meeting, (November 9-12, San Diego, CA)

2017 Cyr, E., Celik, D., Polite, and Spencer, S., Teacher retention: An examination of models that work. New England Educational Research Organization (April 5 – April 7), Portsmouth, NH

2017 Cyr, E., Celik, D., and O’Brien, J., Urban school district partners with local college to enroll math, science and special education teachers into an initial licensure program. Critical Questions in Education Conference, (March 6-8, New Orleans, LA)

2016 Cyr, E., and Neilsen, K., Can we get this furniture upstairs and into my bedroom – a little help from our friend Pythagorus. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Annual Meeting, (April 13 – 16, San Francisco, CA)

2015 Cyr, E., and McDiarmid P., An interdisciplinary approach to Health Education and Mathematics Education. American School Health Association, Annual Meeting, (October 15-17, Orlando, FL)

Spring 2017 Laurels Submissions

Eileen Cyr, EdD, professor of education, and Springfield College graduate students in the education program Jessica O’Brien and Dilyara Celik, presented “Urban school district partner with local college to enroll math, science, and special education teachers in initial licensure program” at the Critical Questions in Education conference in New Orleans in March 2017.

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