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Lucrative Jobs are Out There! QMC Introduces High School Students…


EASTCONN’s Quinebaug Middle College (QMC) magnet high school in Danielson offers students a chance to explore the exciting new world of manufacturing through its Manufacturing Pathways program.

Technology Team Creates Data Management Solutions for Educators


 From customer support to professional development and programming, we’re ready to assist

Coventry & Putnam BOEs Earn CABE “Boards of Distinction” Awards


The awards were presented at the CABE/CAPSS Convention in late fall

“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. 

Openings Available in Tolland County Head Start Program


In a region where families with low income struggle to find high-quality preschool options for their children, EASTCONN has some good news. 

Cooperative Helps Students with Disabilities Greet Life Head-On


The Woodstock Academy Cooperative program (WAC) has been run by EASTCONN for more than 25 years.

EASTCONN Joins National Leaders in D.C. to Secure Legislative Support…


EASTCONN Associate Director of Adult and Community Programs Kristin Hempel joined national adult education leaders in Washington, D.C., as part of the annual Coalition on Adult Basic Education (COABE) Capitol Hill Day. 

EASTCONN Creates Literacy Kits for Kids


EASTCONN staff devoted time to this community service project as part of their annual Unity Day celebration in late August. 

Head Start Program Grows To Support Kids and Families


EASTCONN’s Head Start/Early Head Start programs now have more slots available for preschool children in northeastern Connecticut. 

Mary K. Tshonas is Quinebaug Middle College’s New Principal


Mary K. Tshonas has served as QMC’s interim principal, assistant principal and dean of students. 

Ashford Educators Earn Big Awards


Troy Hopkins, Principal of Ashford School and Rebecca Aubrey, the Spanish teacher at Ashford School win awards.

EASTCONN Adult Education Enrolling for Summer Classes


EASTCONN’s Adult Education program is accepting registrations for summer classes in Willimantic and Danielson.

Summer Youth Employment & Training Accepting Applications


The 2018 Summer Youth Employment and Training Program (SYEP), a short-term summer work experience for eligible youth, is now accepting applications.

Early Head Start & Head Start Accepting Applications


EASTCONN’s NAEYC-accredited Early Head Start and Head Start programs are now accepting applications for 2018-2019.

CS4CT (Computer Science For Connecticut) Summit 2018


Nearly 240 Connecticut educators, business leaders and Connecticut Department of Education officials recently attended the CS4CT Summit.

Rebecca Breen Joins EASTCONN as its New Birth-to-Three Coordinator


Rebecca Breen has joined EASTCONN as the agency’s new Birth-to-Three (B23) Program Coordinator.

EASTCONN’s New HR Director Brings Fresh Perspectives to Role


Melanie Marcaccio has joined EASTCONN as the agency's new Human Resources Director.

ACT Students Earn 26 Awards In Scholastic’s Writing Contest


Creative Writing students in EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater have earned 26 Awards In Scholastic’s Writing Contest.

ACT Students Walk Out to Support Message of Non-Violence


In response to concerns nationwide about gun violence in schools, 56 students from EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) magnet high school organized a walkout in March.  Held in Willimantic’s Memorial Park, ACT students used their artistic talents to perform…

Spring and Summer Professional Learning Catalog Released


EASTCONN’s comprehensive catalog of regional professional learning offerings for the spring and summer of 2018 has been released.