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EASTCONN Chooses Principal to Lead New Regional, Alternative High School…

EASTCONN is pleased to announce that David C. Howes will lead the agency’s new, regional, alternative high school for northeastern Connecticut students.

EASTCONN Congratulates 2019 ACT and QMC Graduates

EASTCONN congratulates the 2019 graduates from Arts at the Capitol Theater and Quinebaug Middle College.

LEAP - EASTCONN Announces New Alternative High School

With a strong focus on career readiness, EASTCONN’s new Learners Empowered to Achieve their Potential (LEAP) program will open its doors in downtown Willimantic, in time for the 2019-2020 school year.

EASTCONN Woodstock Academy Partnership Invites Students to Attend ACT Part-Time

New collaboration between The Woodstock Academy and EASTCONN's Arts at the Capitol Theater magnet high school is announced.

EASTCONN 1st Used Book Sale Seeks Donations for Sept…

The Big Book Sale will take place on Saturday, September 14, 2019, at EASTCONN's Administrative & Conference Center.

Walmart Awards $478,000 Job-Training Grant to EASTCONN

EASTCONN Seeks Eastern Connecticut Businesses and Adults to Participate in the newly created Customer Service Academy

Radio Replays

Listen to the latest Radio Replay with EASTCONN Executive Director Gary S. Mala and Teddie Sleight, Director of Marketing & Communications

EASTCONN Hosts Transition Resource Fair May 3

Fair offers opportunities for students to network with community partners and local businesses, to explore career opportunities, practice workplace communication skills and discuss educational and training requirements for employment.

EASTCONN Presents Cultivating Resilience: Integrating Social-Emotional Learning & Academics…

The symposium offers research-based, proven approaches to creating safe, engaging schools that integrate social, emotional and academic learning.

Cultivating Resilience: Integrating SEL & Academics to Ensure Success

Research shows that integrating Social Emotional Learning (SEL) strategies and academics helps students and teachers succeed.

EASTCONN Brings CCSU Master’s Program to Quiet Corner Teachers

The new early childhood video that focuses on the benefits and effectiveness of coaching in adult-learning settings. 

Early Childhood Video Premiere Emphasizes Importance of Coaching

The new early childhood video that focuses on the benefits and effectiveness of coaching in adult-learning settings. 

Early Childhood Specialists Attend 6th Annual Infant/Toddler Conference

Early childhood and psychology professionals representing key research and learning institutions contributed their expertise during EASTCONN’s 6th Annual Infant/Toddler Conference in March. 

EASTCONN Adult Education Student Earns 2019 CAACE Award

Evan Donlon, an EASTCONN Adult Education GED program graduate, has been named the 2019 Connecticut Association for Adults and Continuing Education (CAACE) Adult Education Learner of the Year. 

CCSU Partners with EASTCONN to Offer a New Master’s in…

Information session is planned for Tues., April 16, 2019, at EASTCONN's Conference Center, Hampton, CT.

EASTCONN Hosts 3rd Annual Summer Literacy Institute

Kick-off your summer in Hampton, with EASTCONN's Summer Literacy Institute.

EASTCONN Student Named 2019 CAACE Adult Education Learner of the…

Evan Donlon will be honored March 29, 2019, at the CAACE Conference Awards Luncheon.

CCSU Partners with EASTCONN to Offer a New Master’s…

CCSU’s new, one-year Master’s in Teacher Leadership program at EASTCONN meets the Connecticut State Department of Education requirements for early-career educators

CT Tech Act Project to Host Assistive Technology Conference

Connecticut’s Achievement Through Assistive Technology Conference is coming to Hartford on March 29, 2019.

“Mind in the Making” for Adults is Coming to a…

Diane Gozemba has already begun providing train-the-trainer “Mind in the Making” sessions throughout Connecticut and expects to expand into other New England states.