2017 CABE/CAPSS Convention
"Out of the Public Schools Grows
the Greatness of a Nation" - Mark Twain

November 17-18, 2017
Mystic Marriott Hotel, Groton

Friday Morning General Session

Dan-el Padilla Peralta

Dan-el Padilla Peralta, a Princeton University professor, and Columbia University Fellow came to the United States from the Dominican Republic with his family in 1989. In his memoir, Undocumented, and in his lectures, Peralta chronicles his journey from the rough streets of New York City to the top of his class at Princeton, offering an honest and inspiring glimpse of the American immigrant experience.


Friday Night Banquet 

David Pogue

David Pogue is the tech critic for Yahoo Finance, having been groomed for the position by 13 years as the personal-technology columnist for the New York Times.  He's also a monthly columnist for Scientific American and host of science shows on PBS's "NOVA."


Saturday Morning General Session

Dr. Bridget Cooper

Dr. Bridget Cooper (Dr. B) is a cage rattler.  Change strategist.  Thought shifter.  Dr. B sculpts the leader in all of us by making us better people first.  She does this through coaching, corporate consulting, and leading workshops that guide and inspire people to live more authentic, peaceful, and powerful lives.  


 Saturday Luncheon
Student Panel

What do students think about transforming K-12 education? How can schools improve teaching and learning to ensure that all students are college and career ready when they graduate from high school?



SaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveStudent Panelists from the 2016 CABE/CAPSS Convention Saturday luncheon: Giancarol Isotti, Suffield High School, Suffield; Equia Aniagyei-Cobbold, CT International Baccalaureate Academy, East Hartford; and Emily Donahue, Bacon Academy, Colchester.

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