Month: March 2017

Positively Changing School Climate in North Branford

March 2, 2017

For positively changing a critical component of North Branford’s public school climate, Dr. Carter Welch Ed.D. will soon add an impressive accolade to his growing list of achievements. Just three years into his work as principal for North Branford’s PreK-2 Jerome Harrison Elementary School (JHS), Carter will be recognized on Saturday, March 18 with the UConn Neag School of Education’s 2017 Outstanding School Administrator award.

From Terror Comes Hope

March 2, 2017

Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis was one of a cadre of guest speakers invited to help mark Diversity Awareness Week at Greenwich High School. For Roig-DeBellis, a Greenwich resident, the message she brought was how the power of choice can lead to a positive life, even after the darkest day imaginable.

Closing the Gaps

March 1, 2017

The work of Robert Pianta can be found in every Head Start program in the country. Pianta is the creator of an observational assessment of teacher–student interactions known as the Classroom Assessment Scoring System™ or CLASS, which captures interactions that contribute to learning and development. Head Start uses it to improve teaching quality in centers nationwide.