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Latest News At EASTCONN

Openings Available in Tolland County Head Start Program

In a region where families with low income struggle to find high-quality preschool options for their children, EASTCONN has some good news. 

EASTCONN Joins National Leaders in D.C. to Secure Legislative Support for Adult Ed.

EASTCONN Associate Director of Adult and Community Programs Kristin Hempel joined national adult education leaders in Washington, D.C., as part of the annual Coalition on Adult...

Cooperative Helps Students with Disabilities Greet Life Head-On

The Woodstock Academy Cooperative program (WAC) has been run by EASTCONN for more than 25 years.

Head Start Program Grows To Support Kids and Families

EASTCONN’s Head Start/Early Head Start programs now have more slots available for preschool children in northeastern Connecticut. 

EASTCONN Creates Literacy Kits for Kids

EASTCONN staff devoted time to this community service project as part of their annual Unity Day celebration in late August. 

Slots Remain for 2018-19 at ACT Magnet High School

EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) magnet high school has a limited number of seats remaining for grade 9-12 students seeking intensive study in...

Ashford Educators Earn Big Awards

Troy Hopkins, Principal of Ashford School and Rebecca Aubrey, the Spanish teacher at Ashford School win awards.

Safe Driving Video Takes Humor Award in DMV Contest

ACT magnet high school students have placed among the top 6 finalists, and received an award for best use of humor, in the tenth annual...

EASTCONN Adult Education Enrolling for Summer Classes

EASTCONN’s Adult Education program is accepting registrations for summer classes in Willimantic and Danielson.

QMC Places 1st and 2nd in Regional Manufacturing Videography Contest

QMC students have taken first place for Best Narration and second place in the Viewer’s Choice category at the EAMA Video Challenge and Film Festival. 

Summer Youth Employment & Training Accepting Applications

The 2018 Summer Youth Employment and Training Program (SYEP), a short-term summer work experience for eligible youth, is now accepting applications.

Early Head Start & Head Start Accepting Applications

EASTCONN’s NAEYC-accredited Early Head Start and Head Start programs are now accepting applications for 2018-2019.

CS4CT (Computer Science For Connecticut) Summit 2018

Nearly 240 Connecticut educators, business leaders and Connecticut Department of Education officials recently attended the CS4CT Summit.

Connecticut Writing Project Presents 29 Awards to ACT Students

UCONN’s 2018 Connecticut Writing Project (CWP) contest has awarded 19 students at EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capital Theater (ACT) magnet high school 29 awards for...

ACT Students Walk Out to Support Message of Non-Violence

In response to concerns nationwide about gun violence in schools, 56 students from EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) magnet high school organized a...

ACT Students Earn 26 Awards In Scholastic’s Writing Contest

Creative Writing students in EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater have earned 26 Awards In Scholastic’s Writing Contest.

EASTCONN’s New HR Director Brings Fresh Perspectives to Role

Melanie Marcaccio has joined EASTCONN as the agency's new Human Resources Director.

Rebecca Breen Joins EASTCONN as its New Birth-to-Three Coordinator

Rebecca Breen has joined EASTCONN as the agency’s new Birth-to-Three (B23) Program Coordinator.

ACT Student Places Top 5 in State Poetry Contest

A student at EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) magnet high school has placed among the top 5 in the final round of Connecticut’s...

ACT Presents VIVID: Dancefest 2018 on April 6 & 7

EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) magnet high school will present VIVID: DanceFest 2018 on April 6 and 7, 2018, at 7 p.m.

Spring and Summer Professional Learning Catalog Released

EASTCONN’s comprehensive catalog of regional professional learning offerings for the spring and summer of 2018 has been released.

ACT Student Published in Rattle Magazine

A student enrolled in EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) magnet high school has been published in Rattle Magazine’s 2018 Anthology of Young Poets.

17 ACT Writing Students Honored in Regional Contest

Seventeen students at EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capital Theater (ACT) magnet high school have won 26 awards for their writing and poetry from the 2018...

2018-2019 Programs and Services Catalog Now Available

EASTCONN's mid-year copy of the Programs and Services Catalog is now available. In it, you’ll find 150 programs and services, all designed to address your...

EASTCONN Welcomes New Director of Transportation

Kimberly Bush, who has years of experience in student transportation, has been named EASTCONN’s new Transportation Director. Interim Director John Vitale retired last fall. “Kimberly brings...

American Job Center Co-Locates w/EASTCONN’s Adult Programs in Danielson to Help Job-Seekers

The Danielson Office of American Job Center (AJC) East, a free resource that connects job seekers in eastern Connecticut with employment and training opportunities, has...

EASTCONN Magnet High Schools Earn NEASC Accreditation

EASTCONN’s magnet high schools, Quinebaug Middle College (QMC) and Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT), have attained accreditation by the highly respected New England Association...

Colchester & EASTCONN Win CABE Awards

Every year, the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE) acknowledges schools’ efforts to communicate effectively with students, parents and communities about the great work...

ACT Student Essay Recognized by National Technology Group

A student of EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) magnet high school received an Honorable Mention in the 2017 Future of Technology (FT) Summit Essay Competition.

7 Grants Awarded to Supplement EASTCONN’s Adult Programs

EASTCONN awarded $270,000 in federal funds to implement seven Program Enhancement Projects (PEP) for adult education throughout northeast Connecticut.

Willimantic American Job Center Now Offering Evening Hours

The Willimantic office of American Job Center (AJC) East, a free resource that connects job seekers in eastern Connecticut with employment and training opportunities, has...

ACT Student Commended by National Merit Scholarship Program

A student at EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) magnet high school has been named a Commended Student in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship...

Professional Learning Catalog 2017-2018 Fall Edition Released

EASTCONN’s catalog of regional professional learning offerings for 2017-2018 has been released. The workshops, councils and learning opportunities listed are intended to inspire and inform...

EASTCONN Names New Executive Director

Hampton, CT - EASTCONN is pleased to announce that Gary S. Mala will lead the agency as its next executive director. Mala will begin transitioning into...

ACT Student Places 2nd in Quiet Corner Film Festival

Willimantic - A student enrolled in EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) magnet high school has taken second place in the Quiet Corner Film...

QMC Places 1st in Regional Manufacturing Videography Contest

Danielson - EASTCONN’s Quinebaug Middle College (QMC) students have taken first place for Outstanding Videography and third place in the Viewer’s Choice category at the 3rd Annual Eastern Advanced Manufacturing Alliance...

Latest News At EASTCONN

Openings Available in Tolland County Head Start Program

In a region where families with low income struggle to find high-quality preschool options for...

EASTCONN Creates Literacy Kits for Kids

EASTCONN staff devoted time to this community service project as part of their annual Unity...

Head Start Program Grows To Support Kids and Families

EASTCONN’s Head Start/Early Head Start programs now have more slots available for preschool children in...

EASTCONN Joins National Leaders in D.C. to Secure Legislative Support for Adult Ed.

EASTCONN Associate Director of Adult and Community Programs Kristin Hempel joined national adult education leaders in...

Cooperative Helps Students with Disabilities Greet Life Head-On

The Woodstock Academy Cooperative program (WAC) has been run by EASTCONN for more than 25...

Slots Remain for 2018-19 at ACT Magnet High School

EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) magnet high school has a limited number of...

Ashford Educators Earn Big Awards

Troy Hopkins, Principal of Ashford School and Rebecca Aubrey, the Spanish teacher at Ashford School...

Safe Driving Video Takes Humor Award in DMV Contest

ACT magnet high school students have placed among the top 6 finalists, and received an...

EASTCONN Adult Education Enrolling for Summer Classes

EASTCONN’s Adult Education program is accepting registrations for summer classes in Willimantic and Danielson.

QMC Places 1st and 2nd in Regional Manufacturing Videography Contest

QMC students have taken first place for Best Narration and second place in the Viewer’s Choice category at the...

Summer Youth Employment & Training Accepting Applications

The 2018 Summer Youth Employment and Training Program (SYEP), a short-term summer work experience for...

Early Head Start & Head Start Accepting Applications

EASTCONN’s NAEYC-accredited Early Head Start and Head Start programs are now accepting applications for 2018-2019.

CS4CT (Computer Science For Connecticut) Summit 2018

Nearly 240 Connecticut educators, business leaders and Connecticut Department of Education officials recently attended the...

Connecticut Writing Project Presents 29 Awards to ACT Students

UCONN’s 2018 Connecticut Writing Project (CWP) contest has awarded 19 students at EASTCONN’s Arts at...

Rebecca Breen Joins EASTCONN as its New Birth-to-Three Coordinator

Rebecca Breen has joined EASTCONN as the agency’s new Birth-to-Three (B23) Program Coordinator.

ACT Students Earn 26 Awards In Scholastic’s Writing Contest

Creative Writing students in EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater have earned 26 Awards In Scholastic’s...

ACT Students Walk Out to Support Message of Non-Violence

In response to concerns nationwide about gun violence in schools, 56 students from EASTCONN’s Arts...

EASTCONN’s New HR Director Brings Fresh Perspectives to Role

Melanie Marcaccio has joined EASTCONN as the agency's new Human Resources Director.

ACT Student Places Top 5 in State Poetry Contest

A student at EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) magnet high school has placed...

ACT Presents VIVID: Dancefest 2018 on April 6 & 7

EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) magnet high school will present VIVID: DanceFest 2018...

Spring and Summer Professional Learning Catalog Released

EASTCONN’s comprehensive catalog of regional professional learning offerings for the spring and summer of 2018 has been...

ACT Student Published in Rattle Magazine

A student enrolled in EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) magnet high school has...

17 ACT Writing Students Honored in Regional Contest

Seventeen students at EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capital Theater (ACT) magnet high school have won...

2018-2019 Programs and Services Catalog Now Available

EASTCONN's mid-year copy of the Programs and Services Catalog is now available. In it, you’ll...

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