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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.

Connecticut Writing Project Presents 29 Awards to ACT Students

UCONN’s 2018 Connecticut Writing Project (CWP) contest has awarded 19 students at EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capital Theater (ACT) magnet high school 29 awards for...

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.

EASTCONN’s New HR Director Brings Fresh Perspectives to Role

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

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.

Welcome to The Geekery, QMC’s Well-Loved After-School Program

An innovative after-school club at QMC, that provides a safe, healthy and welcoming space for students seeking positive social interaction and a connection to their...

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...

ACT Student Places Top 5 in State Poetry Contest

A student at EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) magnet high school has placed among the top 5 in the final round of Connecticut’s...

ACT Presents VIVID: Dancefest 2018 on April 6 & 7

EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) magnet high school will present VIVID: DanceFest 2018 on April 6 and 7, 2018, at 7 p.m.

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.

ACT Student Published in Rattle Magazine

A student enrolled in EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) magnet high school has been published in Rattle Magazine’s 2018 Anthology of Young Poets.

17 ACT Writing Students Honored in Regional Contest

Seventeen students at EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capital Theater (ACT) magnet high school have won 26 awards for their writing and poetry from the 2018...

2018-2019 Programs and Services Catalog Now Available

EASTCONN's mid-year copy of the Programs and Services Catalog is now available. In it, you’ll find 150 programs and services, all designed to address your...

EASTCONN Welcomes New Director of Transportation

Kimberly Bush, who has years of experience in student transportation, has been named EASTCONN’s new Transportation Director. Interim Director John Vitale retired last fall. “Kimberly brings...

American Job Center Co-Locates w/EASTCONN’s Adult Programs in Danielson to Help Job-Seekers

The Danielson Office of American Job Center (AJC) East, a free resource that connects job seekers in eastern Connecticut with employment and training opportunities, has...

Colchester & EASTCONN Win CABE Awards

Every year, the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE) acknowledges schools’ efforts to communicate effectively with students, parents and communities about the great work...

EASTCONN Magnet High Schools Earn NEASC Accreditation

EASTCONN’s magnet high schools, Quinebaug Middle College (QMC) and Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT), have attained accreditation by the highly respected New England Association...

ACT Student Essay Recognized by National Technology Group

A student of EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) magnet high school received an Honorable Mention in the 2017 Future of Technology (FT) Summit Essay Competition.

7 Grants Awarded to Supplement EASTCONN’s Adult Programs

EASTCONN awarded $270,000 in federal funds to implement seven Program Enhancement Projects (PEP) for adult education throughout northeast Connecticut.

Willimantic American Job Center Now Offering Evening Hours

The Willimantic office of American Job Center (AJC) East, a free resource that connects job seekers in eastern Connecticut with employment and training opportunities, has...

ACT Student Commended by National Merit Scholarship Program

A student at EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) magnet high school has been named a Commended Student in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship...

Professional Learning Catalog 2017-2018 Fall Edition Released

EASTCONN’s catalog of regional professional learning offerings for 2017-2018 has been released. The workshops, councils and learning opportunities listed are intended to inspire and inform...

EASTCONN Names New Executive Director

Hampton, CT - EASTCONN is pleased to announce that Gary S. Mala will lead the agency as its next executive director. Mala will begin transitioning into...

ACT Student Places 2nd in Quiet Corner Film Festival

Willimantic - A student enrolled in EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) magnet high school has taken second place in the Quiet Corner Film...

QMC Places 1st in Regional Manufacturing Videography Contest

Danielson - EASTCONN’s Quinebaug Middle College (QMC) students have taken first place for Outstanding Videography and third place in the Viewer’s Choice category at the 3rd Annual Eastern Advanced Manufacturing Alliance...

13 ACT Writing Students Honored by Connecticut Writing Project

Willimantic – UCONN’s 2017 Connecticut Writing Project (CWP) contest has recognized 13 students at EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) magnet high school for...

$25K SUEZ Grant Cuts Cost of Mobile STEM Lab Visits

Hampton - A $25,000 grant from the SUEZ Foundation will help underwrite the cost of bringing EASTCONN’s Mobile STEM Laboratory, northeastern Connecticut’s newest science-based learning...

ACT Student Places Top 5 Among Thousands in State Poetry Contest

Willimantic - A student of EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) magnet high school has placed among the top 5 in the final round...

Slots Still Available for 2017-2018 at EASTCONN's Magnet High Schools

Willimantic – EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) performing arts magnet high school and Quinebaug Middle College (QMC), a regional magnet high school, have...

18 ACT Writing Students Honored in Regional Contest; 5 Move on to Nationals

Willimantic – Eighteen students at EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) magnet high school have won 26 awards for their writing and poetry from...

ACT & QMC Recruiting Students for 2017-2018

Photo: Northeastern Connecticut students who will be high-school age in 2017-2018 can apply now for seats in EASTCONN's magnet schools. Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT)...

Video Conference Saves time & Money, Eases Students Shyness

Take a group of enthusiastic fifth-graders being taught by devoted teachers. Next, add a lot of altruistic, community-minded activities. Add a dash of cool, new...

Praise for ACT Portfolio-Based Education Pilot

Now in its second year, an innovative educator evaluation pilot at one of EASTCONN’s magnet high schools has drawn praise from teachers and administrators alike...

EASTCONN, EWIB & AJC Support Windham's Job-Seekers

A ribbon-cutting to celebrate a new partnership among EASTCONN Adult Programs, the Eastern Connecticut Workforce Investment Board and American Job Center East took place recently...

Taking Big Steps to Bring GED Students Back to Class

Photo above: Producing new cable-TV ads, featuring real GED students, is just one strategy EASTCONN is using to boost GED enrollment. A precipitous decline in GED...

Latest News At EASTCONN

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...

Connecticut Writing Project Presents 29 Awards to ACT Students

UCONN’s 2018 Connecticut Writing Project (CWP) contest has awarded 19 students at EASTCONN’s Arts at...

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...

EASTCONN’s New HR Director Brings Fresh Perspectives to Role

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

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.

Welcome to The Geekery, QMC’s Well-Loved After-School Program

An innovative after-school club at QMC, that provides a safe, healthy and welcoming space for...

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...

ACT Student Places Top 5 in State Poetry Contest

A student at EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) magnet high school has placed...

ACT Presents VIVID: Dancefest 2018 on April 6 & 7

EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) magnet high school will present VIVID: DanceFest 2018...

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...

ACT Student Published in Rattle Magazine

A student enrolled in EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) magnet high school has...

17 ACT Writing Students Honored in Regional Contest

Seventeen students at EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capital Theater (ACT) magnet high school have won...

2018-2019 Programs and Services Catalog Now Available

EASTCONN's mid-year copy of the Programs and Services Catalog is now available. In it, you’ll...

EASTCONN Welcomes New Director of Transportation

Kimberly Bush, who has years of experience in student transportation, has been named EASTCONN’s new Transportation...

American Job Center Co-Locates w/EASTCONN’s Adult Programs in Danielson to Help Job-Seekers

The Danielson Office of American Job Center (AJC) East, a free resource that connects job...

Colchester & EASTCONN Win CABE Awards

Every year, the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE) acknowledges schools’ efforts to communicate...

EASTCONN Magnet High Schools Earn NEASC Accreditation

EASTCONN’s magnet high schools, Quinebaug Middle College (QMC) and Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT)...

ACT Student Essay Recognized by National Technology Group

A student of EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) magnet high school received an...

7 Grants Awarded to Supplement EASTCONN’s Adult Programs

EASTCONN awarded $270,000 in federal funds to implement seven Program Enhancement Projects (PEP) for adult...

Willimantic American Job Center Now Offering Evening Hours

The Willimantic office of American Job Center (AJC) East, a free resource that connects job...

ACT Student Commended by National Merit Scholarship Program

A student at EASTCONN’s Arts at the Capitol Theater (ACT) magnet high school has been...

Professional Learning Catalog 2017-2018 Fall Edition Released

EASTCONN’s catalog of regional professional learning offerings for 2017-2018 has been released. The workshops, councils...

EASTCONN Names New Executive Director

Hampton, CT - EASTCONN is pleased to announce that Gary S. Mala will lead the agency...

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