Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the agency is closed to the public until further notice. Our staff continues to provide services through telework and will make every effort to continue agency operations to the greatest extent practicable and within the Governors directives and Executive Orders as they pertain to the administrative functions of the agency. Our main number is 800-504-1102. For a complete directory of departments visit Contact Us. We will respond to voice mail and email communications as promptly as we can. Thank you for your understanding. Contact Us

Appointed by Governor
Ex-officio Members
Honorable Melissa N. McCaw, Secretary
Office of Policy and Management
Gregory Messner
Assistant Executive Budget Officer
(860) 418-6225
Honorable Shawn T. Wooden, Treasurer
Office of State Treasurer
Laurie Martin
Deputy Chief Investment Officer
(860) 702-3195
Honorable Desi D. Nesmith
Commissioner of Education
Keith Norton
Chief Strategic Planning Officer
(860) 713-6465
Public Members
Charles B. Higgins
Appointed 2013
Jonathan Johnson
Appointed 2007
Kathleen U. Holt
Appointed 2020
Vacant as of 01/09/2019
Vacant as of 10/01/2018
Elected by Teacher Membership
Teacher Members
Clare H. Barnett
Chairperson - Retired Teacher
Board member since 7/1/1991
Stephen McKeever
Active Teacher
Middletown Board of Education
Board member since 7/1/2017
Lisa Mosey
Active Teacher
New Milford Board of Education
Board member since 7/1/2015
Steven Muench
Active Teacher
Avon Board of Education
Board member since 7/1/2017
Thomas Nicholas,
Active Teacher
Manchester Board of Education
Board member since 10/1/2020
William Murray
Retired Teacher
Board member since 11/01/2017