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Scott Nierendorf
Director, Teaching & Learning

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Welcome to Teaching & Learning 2016
EASTCONN works in partnership with school districts and educators across northeast Connecticut to continuously improve instruction with the goal of increased learning for all children. From teacher evaluation to Connecticut Core Standards aligned curriculum, our specialists offer a broad range of services.

CSDE Seeks input on ESSA transition

The Connecticut State Department of Education wants your input regarding the transition to the federal Every Student Succeeds Act. Through an online survey, the state is gathering feedback from all interested members of the public regarding key policy questions and Connecticut's transition to the new federal education law. The results will help decision makers to better understand your priorities and improve the quality of education in Connecticut. Administrators, teachers, parents and students all welcome to participate.

You can take the survey at


At a recent Regional Staff Development Council meeting, Renee Savoie and Abe Krisst from the CSDE Performance Office addressed a range of assessment related topics.

Please see the current offerings for professional learning:  Professional Development Catalog. The catalog will be updated early in January 2017 to include additional sessions for winter and spring. If there is a topic you would like to suggest for a regional PD offering, please email Faith Grist ( )

Please contact us with any specific questions or requests for services.


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