Loan Forgiveness Programs

Public Sector Employees

Public sector employees may be eligible for loan forgiveness for student loans. As an employee of the City of Worcester, you are a public sector employee. A qualifying loan for Public Sector Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) is any non-defaulted loan you received under the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program. More information...

If you qualify, you can complete the Public Service Employment Verification form. First download it to your computer or tablet, fill it out, save it, and then email it as an attachment to Deanna Paldino at PaldinoD@worcesterschools.net.

Teachers

Many teachers in the Worcester Public Schools can qualify for The Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program. Under this program, if you teach full-time for five complete and consecutive academic years in certain elementary and secondary schools and educational service agencies that serve low-income families, and meet other qualifications, you may be eligible for forgiveness on Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans, Subsidized and Unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loans, and Perkins Loans. More information...

If you qualify, you can complete the Teacher Loan Forgiveness Application. First download it to your computer or tablet, fill it out, save it, and then email it as an attachment to Deanna Paldino at PaldinoD@worcesterschools.net.

Employment Verification Letter Requests 

All versification requests from employees need to be submitted to Deanna Paldino via email at PaldinoD@worcesterschools.net.  In the body of the email, please make sure to include all of the information you need to be included in the letter.  Upon completion, the letter will be returned back via email.  
 
**Please allow 7-10 business days for all verification requests.
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