Field Education faculty and staff work closely with students and agency field instructors to ensure quality learning experiences for students. The Field Education Department is on the third floor of the Palace Rd. building in suite P304.

General Field Department Contact Information: or 617-521-3943.

Field Education Department:

Kim Kelly Harriman, M.S.W., LICSW

Associate Professor of Practice, Director of Field Education & Student Affairs

Sandra Best Bailly, M.S.W.

Associate Professor of Practice, Assistant Director, Field Education

Nancy Blumberg M.S.W., LICSW

Associate Professor of Practice, Field Education Department

Suzanne Hecker, M.S.W., LICSW

Field Department, Faculty

A complete list of Adjunct Field Faculty Advisors is also available on our website.

Alcea IPT

Simmons School of Social Work has adopted Alcea IPT as our new field placement software. You will receive an e-mail with information about how to log in and use Alcea for your intern, as well as your default username and password. Be on the lookout for this e-mail.

A detailed tutorial is available here with instructions on how to utilize the functions on the site

Please click here to be directed to the site