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CT Tech Act Project to Host Assistive Technology Conference

Connecticut’s Achievement Through Assistive Technology Conference is coming to Hartford on March 29, 2019.

Lucrative Jobs are Out There! QMC Introduces High School Students…

EASTCONN’s Quinebaug Middle College (QMC) magnet high school in Danielson offers students a chance to explore the exciting new world of manufacturing through its Manufacturing Pathways program.

“Mind in the Making” for Adults is Coming to a…

Diane Gozemba has already begun providing train-the-trainer “Mind in the Making” sessions throughout Connecticut and expects to expand into other New England states. 

Coventry & Putnam BOEs Earn CABE “Boards of Distinction” Awards

The awards were presented at the CABE/CAPSS Convention in late fall

Technology Team Creates Data Management Solutions for Educators

 From customer support to professional development and programming, we’re ready to assist

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. 

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.

EASTCONN Joins National Leaders in D.C. to Secure Legislative Support…

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 Basic Education (COABE) Capitol Hill Day. 

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. 

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. 

Mary K. Tshonas is Quinebaug Middle College’s New Principal

Mary K. Tshonas has served as QMC’s interim principal, assistant principal and dean of students. 

Ashford Educators Earn Big Awards

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

EASTCONN Adult Education Enrolling for Summer Classes

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

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.

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.

EASTCONN’s New HR Director Brings Fresh Perspectives to Role

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

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.

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 walkout in March.  Held in Willimantic’s Memorial Park, ACT students used their artistic talents to perform…

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