Commission HistoryAugust 6, 1999
Governor John G. Rowland called for plan to ensure that Connecticut’s schools and libraries are prepared to meet the computer and information technology needs of the 21st Century. The Governor charged Lt. Governor M. Jodi Rell with making recommendations for inclusion in the Governor’s Budget package for the 2000 legislative session.
November 29, 1999Lt. Governor M. Jodi Rell formally submits to Governor John Rowland the results of her three-month study on computer readiness in Connecticut’s schools and libraries.
The Lt. Governor’s report makes nineteen recommendations to ensure Connecticut’s students and teachers are prepared to meet the information technology needs of the next century. Among them is the creation of the Connecticut Commission on Education Technology.
June 1, 2000
Governor John Rowland signs Bill 5737 into law (becomes Public Act 00-187): http://www.state.ct.us/governor/bills/00no15.doc.
August 22, 2000
Lt. Governor M. Jodi Rell convenes first meeting of the Connecticut Commission for Educational Technology.