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Scott Nierendorf
Director, Teaching & Learning

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Welcome to Teaching & Learning 2016
EASTCONN works in partnership with school districts and educators across northeast Connecticut to continuously improve instruction with the goal of increased learning for all children. From teacher evaluation to Connecticut Core Standards aligned curriculum, our specialists offer a broad range of services.

CSDE Seeks input on ESSA transition

The Connecticut State Department of Education wants your input regarding the transition to the federal Every Student Succeeds Act. Through an online survey, the state is gathering feedback from all interested members of the public regarding key policy questions and Connecticut's transition to the new federal education law. The results will help decision makers to better understand your priorities and improve the quality of education in Connecticut. Administrators, teachers, parents and students all welcome to participate.

You can take the survey at


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Pictured Above: Components of Student Centered Learning (SCL) are getting more attention in public schools. At a recent RSDC meeting, Diane Dugas, Director of the Center for Education Leadership provided an overview of a model that aligns with the Nellie Mae framework.


Good news! The EASTCONN PD catalog for Winter/Spring 2017 is available. New offerings are included from Teaching and Learning, Early Child Initiatives and Technology Solutions. Please contact Faith Grist ( if you want printed versions sent to your school or program.


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