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Paul Bassett

Rhetoric Teacher

Department: Debate & Public Speaking, Summer Programs

Phone: 413.774.2711 x645


Dr. Paul Bassett has taught, coached, and administrated at SBS for more than 30 years. His doctorate from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst reflects 10 years of study in educational administration. Known to the students as P.B., Dr. Bassett’s activities at Stoneleigh-Burnham are in direct support of the School’s Mission Statement, specifically the students’ efforts to find their voices. He has coached the Public Speaking & Debate team, supervises two summer Public Speaking & Debate camps, and teaches a required Rhetoric course for all 10th graders.