Saving for College
To help families save for college, the State of Connecticut offers the Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET).
About Treasurer Shawn T. Wooden
Shawn T. Wooden was sworn in as Connecticut’s 83rd State Treasurer on January 9th, 2018. He previously spent 21-years as an investment attorney focused on public pension plans. Born and raised in Hartford, Treasurer Wooden graduated from Trinity College and holds a J.D. from NYU School of Law. He worked in key roles for the Mayor of Hartford, state Commissioner of Social Services, and the AFL-CIO's Office of Investment in Washington, D.C.
Former president of the Hartford City Council and Connecticut state director of Project Vote, he also served on the Connecticut Citizen’s Ethics Advisory Board overseeing the Connecticut Office of State Ethics. He is the father of two teenage sons.More About the Treasurer