Superintendent's Digest

Commissioner's Office

NOTICE: The following are pre-COVID communications. Return to the main page for the most recent information.


Education Professional Investigations Unit (February 27, 2020)

2020 Census Letter (February 18, 2020)

Puerto Rico earthquakes and displaced students (January 13, 2020)

Women's suffrage letter to superintendents (January 2, 2020)

Joint Statement on Providing Pathways to Post-Secondary Success for Connecticut Students (October 30, 2019)

Joint statement from Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona, CAPSS Executive Director Fran Rabinowitz, and CABE Executive Director Bob Rader on addressing issues of intolerance (October 21, 2019)

CT Department of Education Launches “Learn Together, Grow Together CT” (September 24, 2019)

Back to School 2019-20 (August 22, 2019)

Increase in cyber attacks in Connecticut (August 2, 2019)

Summer learning for students (May 28, 2019)

School immunization rates (April 29, 2019)

Resources for addressing, racism, hate, and violence in the wake of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting (October 30, 2018)

US Presidential Scholars program nominations (September 27, 2018)

Commissioner's Back-to-School Meeting, (August 15, 2018)

Commissioner’s Summer Math Challenge: Solving the Mystery of Math (May 29, 2018)

School safety and security and annual School Safety Plan submission (April 5, 2018)

School closures and school calendar (March 15, 2018)

Student application to serve on the State Board of Education (February 9, 2018)

Completion of ED003 form (February 2, 2018)

Adoption of the Position Statement on Social, Emotional and Intellectual Habits for All Students K-3 (January 26, 2018)

New website for the State Department of Education (January 25, 2018)

Appointment of education ombudsman (November 2, 2017)

Community service recognition award (October 26, 2017)

Nominations for the US Presidential Scholar program (October 16, 2017)

Guidance for schools enrolling displaced children displaced by hurricanes (09/28/2017)

Resources for addressing racism, hate, and violence (August 28, 2017)

Commissioner's Back-to-School Meeting, August 15, 2017 

2017 School Security Grant application - deadline Oct. 2, 2017  

New eGrant system will reduce burden on LEAs - sign up for training (June 14, 2017)

Immigration guidance for superintendents (February 21, 2017)

State guidance for districts regarding transgender students (February 23, 2017)

Guidance for districts regarding refugee and immigrant students (January 30, 2017)

A series of webinars for superintendents and central office leaders on the transition to ESSA is underway. More information

Highlights from Connecticut's approved ESEA flexibility request (September 22, 2015)