Month: June 2017



Retiring Bulkeley High Principal Meets Graduates at a Crossroad

June 16, 2017

Graduates of Bulkeley High School looked forward as they crossed the stage on Thursday, encouraged by peers and educators to never give up in the face of challenges. Principal Gayle Allen-Greene said she was at a crossroads, just like the students, as she is retiring this year after 20 years at Bulkeley, and 37 years in the Hartford public schools.






New Principal Named to Farmington’s Noah Wallace School

June 9, 2017

A Redding principal will take over the top position at Noah Wallace School on July 1, Farmington public schools announced. Carrie Wessman Huber, current principal of Redding Elementary School, was selected at the end of a national search to replace Kelly Sanders, who served as principal of Noah Wallace for four years.




UConn ScHOLA2RS House Students Experience Brazil

June 8, 2017

Led by Erik Hines, assistant professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, students and faculty advisors from University of Connecticut’s ScHOLA2RS House traveled to the Bahia region of Brazil this spring to learn about the low access rate to higher education among Afro-Brazilian adolescents. Hines is the faculty advisor for the ScHOLA2RS House Learning Community.