Superintendent's Digest


The superintendent's digest collects recent communications from the State Department of Education to leaders in local school districts. Items from the Commissioner, deputy commissioners, division directors, and others are posted here as they are sent.

Guidance for K-12 Schools

June 28, 2022

June 23, 2022

June 20, 2022

June 16, 2022

  • New Connecticut Statutory Requirements for Unpaid Meal Charges
  • Correction to June 2, 2022, memo: School Nutrition Program Grants and Flexibilities
    • Please note that the Healthy Food Certification (HFC) Participation and Funding section stated: “The CSDE will determine HFC funding amounts based on the number of NSLP, SSO and SFSP lunches (excluding community sites), served in school year 2020-21, subject to available appropriations.” The school year referenced for funding determinations should be 2018-19. School year 2020-21 lunches served was used only for sites that did not have 2018-19 lunch counts.
  • Connecticut Special Education Data System (CT-SEDS) Expert Trainer Stipend Payment Process & Launch Infographic

June 15, 2022

June 14, 2022

June 9, 2022

June 6, 2022

June 2, 2022


May 31, 2022

  • Save the Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - location to be determined

May 26, 2022

May 25, 2022

May 24, 2022

May 19, 2022

May 16, 2022

May 12, 2022

May 9, 2022


April 28, 2022

April 25, 2022

April 21, 2022

April 18, 2022

April 11, 2022

April 7, 2022


March 28, 2022

March 24, 2022

March 21, 2022

March 18, 2022

March 14, 2022

March 10, 2022

March 7, 2022

March 3, 2022

March 1, 2022


February 25, 2022

February 24, 2022

February 22, 2022

February 18, 2022

February 17, 2022

February 15, 2022

February 14, 2022

February 7, 2022


January 31, 2022

January 27, 2022

January 25, 2022

January 14, 2022

Out of an abundance of caution, schools are encouraged to check if they have any recalled BYD brand N-95 masks. These masks were previously distributed to municipalities before October 14, 2021. These masks were not a part of the State’s December and January distributions to schools, municipalities, and other vulnerable communities. 

January 11, 2022

January 6, 2022


December 31, 2021

December 29, 2021

December 22, 2021

December 16, 2021

December 9, 2021

December 3, 2021

December 2, 2021


November 18, 2021

November 15, 2021

November 8, 2021

November 4, 2021

November 1, 2021


October 28, 2021

October 21, 2021

October 18, 2021

October 14, 2021

October 12, 2021

October 7, 2021

October 1, 2021


September 28, 2021

September 24, 2021

September 21, 2021

September 20, 2021

September 17, 2021

September 16, 2021

September 13, 2021

September 9, 2021

September 7, 2021

September 2, 2021

August 30, 2021

August 26, 2021

August 25, 2021

August 23, 2021

August 19, 2021

August 17, 2021

August 12, 2021

August 9, 2021

August 5, 2021

August 2, 2021

July 28, 2021

July 26, 2021

July 22, 2021

July 19, 2021

July 15, 2021

July 12, 2021

  • Canceled: July 13 DPH/SDE COVID-19 Health and Safety Meeting

July 9, 2021

July 8, 2021

July 1, 2021

June 24, 2021

June 21, 2021

June 17, 2021

June 14, 2021

June 10, 2021

June 9, 2021

June 8, 2021

  • Save the Date: Commissioner's Back-to-School Meeting - August 11, 2021, 9 a.m., A.I. Prince Technical HS, Hartford

June 7, 2021

June 3, 2021

June 1, 2021


May 27, 2021

May 25, 2021

May 24, 2021

May 21, 2021

May 17, 2021

May 13, 2021

May 11, 2021

May 10, 2021


April 29, 2021

April 28, 2021

April 27, 2021

April 20, 2021

April 15, 2021

April 12, 2021

April 9, 2021

April 8, 2021

April 5, 2021

April 1, 2021


March 30, 2021

March 25, 2021

March 18, 2021

March 15, 2021

March 11, 2021

March 8, 2021

March 4, 2021

March 3, 2021

March 1, 2021


February 27, 2021

February 25, 2021

February 22, 2021

February 18, 2021

February 11, 2021

February 8, 2021

February 4, 2021

February 1, 2021


January 29, 2021

January 28, 2021

January 25, 2021

January 21, 2021

January 19, 2021

January 17, 2021

January 7, 2021

January 4, 2021


December 21, 2020

December 17, 2020

December 14, 2020

December 10, 2020

December 7, 2020

December 3, 2020


November 30, 2020

November 23, 2020

November 19, 2020

November 16, 2020

November 13, 2020

November 9, 2020

November 5, 2020

November 3, 2020


October 29, 2020

October 27, 2020

October 26, 2020

October 22, 2020

Priority Updates:

Routine Updates:

October 19, 2020

October 15, 2020

October 13, 2020

October 8, 2020

October 5, 2020

October 1, 2020


September 28, 2020

September 25, 2020

September 21, 2020

September 17, 2020

High-priority communications

Routine communications

September 16, 2020

September 11, 2020

September 10, 2020

September 9, 2020

September 4, 2020

September 2, 2020

September 1, 2020


August 31, 2020

Addendum to Adapt, Advance, Achieve: Connecticut’s Plan to Learn and Grow Together

August 28, 2020

August 27, 2020

Addendums to Adapt, Advance, Achieve: Connecticut’s Plan to Learn and Grow Together

August 26, 2020

August 25, 2020

August 24, 2020

Addendum to Adapt, Advance, Achieve: Connecticut’s Plan to Learn and Grow Together

August 21, 2020

August 20, 2020

August 18, 2020

August 14, 2020

Addendum to Adapt, Advance, Achieve: Connecticut’s Plan to Learn and Grow Together

August 13, 2020

August 12, 2020

Addendum to Adapt, Advance, Achieve: Connecticut’s Plan to Learn and Grow Together

August 11, 2020

August 7, 2020

Addendum to Adapt, Advance, Achieve: Connecticut’s Plan to Learn and Grow Together

August 4, 2020

August 3, 2020

Addendum to Adapt, Advance, Achieve: Connecticut’s Plan to Learn and Grow Together


July 31, 2020

July 30, 2020

Addendum to Adapt, Advance, Achieve: Connecticut’s Plan to Learn and Grow Together

July 29, 2020

Addendums to Adapt, Advance, Achieve: Connecticut’s Plan to Learn and Grow Together

July 24, 2020

July 23, 2020

July 22, 2020

July 21, 2020

July 17, 2020

July 16, 2020

July 13, 2020

July 8, 2020

July 1, 2020


June 30, 2020

June 29, 2020

June 26, 2020

June 25, 2020

June 19, 2020

June 18, 2020

June 15, 2020

June 12, 2020

June 10, 2020

June 8, 2020

June 5, 2020

June 3, 2020

June 2, 2020


May 27, 2020

May 22, 2020

May 21, 2020

May 15, 2020

May 14, 2020

May 13, 2020

May 11, 2020

May 6, 2020

May 4, 2020

May 1, 2020


April 29, 2020

April 27, 2020

April 24, 2020

April 23, 2020

April 22, 2020

April 21, 2020

April 17, 2020

April 15, 2020

April 14, 2020

April 13, 2020

April 9, 2020

April 8, 2020

April 7, 2020

April 6, 2020

April 3, 2020

April 1, 2020


March 31, 2020

March 30, 2020

March 27, 2020

March 26, 2020

March 25, 2020

March 24, 2020

March 23, 2020

March 19, 2020 

March 17, 2020 

March 16, 2020 

March 13, 2020 

March 11, 2020 

March 10, 2020

March 5, 2020


February 6, 2020