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

Commissioner's Roundtable for Family and Community Engagement in Education


The purpose of the Commissioner's Roundtable for Family and Community Engagement in Education (Commissioner's Roundtable) is to advise the Commissioner of Education regarding policy and programmatic priorities to improve outcomes for all students and advance the State Board of Education's comprehensive plan for equity and excellence in Connecticut schools.

The Commissioner's Roundtable:

  • advises the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) on issues and policies related to family and community engagement in education;
  • brings an authentic parent and community voice to CSDE products and initiatives;
  • reviews and makes recommendations on the Connecticut State Board of Education's Five-year (2016-21) Comprehensive Plan regarding school-family-community partnership initiatives; and
  • reviews and recommends effective practices to increase school and district capacity to develop successful partnerships and families' capacity to support their children's education and determine the feasibility of carrying out those practices in Connecticut.
Connecticut's Definition and Framework for Family Engagement

Learn more about Connecticut's common definition and framework of family engagement in the new publication: