High school students at a CREC Academy School in Windsor are showing off two projects they’ve built aimed at helping Syrian refugees in our state. “I wanted to make sure they understood immigration from a different standpoint,” said history teacher Parag Bhuva.
Alison T. Burdick, 38, the principal at Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School, is a product of the New London school system and was honored by the magazine for bringing in more than $5 million through her grant-writing prowess.
UConn Magazine (UCAPP Law program featured in Winter 2017 Issue of UConn’s alumni magazine)
Fran Rabinowitz – who resigned in December as the leader of Bridgeport Public Schools after it became clear the state would decline her request to intervene in her troubled district – has landed a new job as executive director of the Connecticut Assocation of Public School Superintendents.
Congratulations to our Neag School alumni, faculty, staff, and students on their continued accomplishments inside and outside the classroom.
“I was deeply dismayed by her performance in her confirmation hearing. It was, in a word, disqualifying,” says Robert C. Pianta, dean of the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia.
The University of Connecticut and the Neag School of Education is honoring North Branford’s Jerome Harrison Elementary School Principal Carter Welch as their 2017 Outstanding School Administrator.
She’s only 38, but alum Alison Burdick has already been the principal of Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School in New London, Conn., for some seven years. Meet the best and brightest of Generation Next — people under the age of 40 who are excelling in their fields, leading and influencing others, and making a difference, named to Connecticut Magazine’s 2017 Class of “40 Under 40.”
Professor emerita Alexinia Young Baldwin ’71 Ph.D. of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, died on Jan. 21, 2017. She was 91.
Greenwich Daily Voice (Neag School alum, Lori Mulligan, was appointed summer school coordinator for Greenwich Public Schools)