Connecticut Core Standards

Implementing CT Core Standards - School and District Leaders

Latest News for CCSS Implementation

Overview Materials- Getting Started

  • Implementing the Common Core State Standards, The Role of the Secondary School Leader, Revised February, 2013 (
  • Common Core Implementation Checklist—outlines steps in the areas of leadership, awareness building and communications; professional development for teachers; implications for student learning; capacity building; and special considerations for schools  (NAEP)
  • Core Ready Schools—a self-assessment tool designed to assist administrators in the implementation of the Common Core State Standards (
  • iCONN, a comprehensive search engine–provides all students, teachers and administrators with free online access to a wealth of essential library and information resources from trustworthy sources. It is freely accessible from every school, library, and home. Access from home requires a public library card. (
  • National Association of Secondary School Principals— resources to help school leaders implement Common Core State Standards  (

Common Core Implementation for All Students