Mr. Stefan Czaporowski first joined Westfield Public Schools in November 2008 as the district social studies supervisor. He became the assistant principal at Westfield Vocational Technical High School in July 2009 and then principal of Westfield Technical Academy in July 2012. In March 2016, Mr. Czaporowski was named Superintendent of Schools. As Superintendent, Mr. Czaporowski is responsible for the leadership, administration and management of approximately 5600 students, 11 schools, 1000+ employees, and a $59 million budget.
Prior to joining Westfield Public Schools, Mr. Czaporowski served as an assistant principal at Easthampton High School and as the principal of Smith Academy in Hatfield. During his 21 years in education, he has also served as a classroom teacher and social studies supervisor for Chicopee Public Schools.
Mr. Czaporowski earned a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Education degree from Westfield State University. In 2006, he earned a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Educational Leadership, also from Westfield State University. Mr. Czaporowski is an instructional leader who believes every student deserves a quality education that prepares him or her for college and career. He also firmly believes that an effective leader utilizes input from all group members with specialized knowledge and expertise as a basis for decision making. Mr. Czaporowski’s leadership style and philosophy are predominantly collaborative in nature, and he values input from all stakeholders when making decisions. Please feel free to contact Superintendent Czaporowski at firstname.lastname@example.org.