Greetings! The Connecticut State Board of Education has undertaken a months-long process of developing it's 2023-2028 Five-Year Plan. After several months of meetings and retreats, engagement with thousands of stakeholders through surveys and focus groups, input by Connecticut State Department of Education staff and leadership, the latest draft, which includes goals, action items and outcomes, has been developed. Please use the link below to access the latest draft of the plan. We welcome your review and comments using the fillable form . Draft Comprehensive Plan 2023-2028

Guidance on Social and Emotional Learning

Effective Engagement of Students and Families from Diverse Communities during the COVID-19 Pandemic

During the COVID- 19 pandemic educators are learning new ways to promote continued student engagement and learning. Effectively engaging students from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds must be informed by an understanding of the social and environmental structures that influence continued engagement in the learning process. This video will provide some guidance and best practices in how educators can promote and maintain connections with students and families of diverse backgrounds, in an effective, informed and sensitive manner.

Presenter: Jocelyn Mackey, PhD, Education Consultant, CSDE

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