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2015 Parental Involvement Awards Eight Connecticut parents from Bridgeport to Bloomfield received Parental Involvement Recognition Awards at the fourth annual ceremony at the State Capitol November 19.
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2015 Directory of Summer Camps & Programs This unique directory lists camps and programs for children with and without special needs, offering a range of both outdoor and indoor activities as well as opportunities for day and overnight camping experiences. Download Directory (pdf)
Connecting Faith, Families and Schools Conference- 2014 Connecticut has launched a campaign to reduce chronic absenteeism by keeping students "IN SCHOOL AND ENGAGED." It began with the fifth "Connecting Faith, Families & Schools for Student Success" conference, held October 23, 2014 at Wesleyan University. Check out the timeline of tweets and photos from the conference.
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Canady, Ingrid: Assistant Director for Program Development & Partnerships for Equity
State Education Resource Center (SERC)

Carson, Judy: Consultant for Bureau of Health, Nutrition, Family Services and Adult Education
CT State Department of Education

Czuba, Cheryl: Extension Director- Community Development, Families
University of Connecticut (UCONN) Cooperative Extension System

Edwards, Douglas: Founder and Program Director
Real Dads Forever

Homer-Bouthiette, Dawn: Director of Family Strength & Parent Leadership
Connecticut Commission on Children

King, Holly: Unit Coordinator
State Education Resource Center (SERC)

Kirner, Marianne: Executive Director
State Education Resource Center (SERC)

Leonard, Nancy: Public Policy Officer
William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund

Nee, David: Executive Director
William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund

Resha, Cheryl-Ann: Education Manager Health Promotion Services/Unit Coordinator
CT State Department of Education

Russell-Tucker, Charlene: Chief Operating Officer,
CT State Department of Education

Zimmerman, Elaine: Executive Director
Connecticut Commission on Children

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  • April 25, 2015, 9.30 a.m. to Noon, SERC Library

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Educational Tip of the Month:


March, 2015: Find a special box and fill it with drawing and writing materials. Think of everyday opportunities for your child to write - the family shopping shopping list, thank-you notes, birthday cards or signs for the bedroom door.

From: PBS Parent Tips

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