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The Office of Organizational & Skill Development (OSD)


2nd floor – OSD
55 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06120


Darleen Klase; Director
(860) 424-5587


Melissa Garvin; Associate Director
Leadership and Professional Development Services Area 
Project Support Services Area
Systems and Technology Services Area
(860) 424-5579


Patrice Holiday; Associate Director
Eligibility Curriculum for Orientation, Reinforcement and Enrichment (CORE) Services Area
(860) 424-5561


Wendy Thomas; Associate Director
Eligibility Services Area
Non-Eligibility Services Programs Service Area
Media and Graphics Services Area
(860) 424-5352


Cheryl Black
Support Services
(860) 424-5655


Milca Rodriguez
Support Services
(860) 424-5161