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Connecticut Association of Boards of Education

Educational Affiliates

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ACES (Area Cooperative Educational Services)
ACES is the Regional Educational Service Center for twenty-five member school districts in south central Connecticut. ACES operates as both a local education agency (LEA) and nonprofit organization. ACES programs, schools, and services include professional development and school improvement services, adult and vocational programs, children and adolescent services, and technology services. ACES operates five special education schools and three interdistrict magnet schools.  350 State Street, North Haven, CT 06516 –
Phone 203-498-6816 – Contact: Dr. Thomas Danehy, Executive Director – Email: or – Website:

ASD (American School for the Deaf)
ASD maintains a website, The website includes information, news, events and calendar. Each main program has a separate section with in-depth information. There is a section that lists all senior managers with contact information. There is also a parent section. 139 North Main Street, West Hartford, CT 06107 – Phone 860-570-1816 – Contact – Jeffrey S. Bravin, Executive Director – Email: – Website:

Booker T. Washington Academy 
We are a New Haven Charter School committed to providing a safe, nurturing and challenging learning environment with the aim of producing responsible and productive citizens prepared to successfully compete in the global marketplace. 804 State Street, New Haven, CT 06511 – Phone 203-691-6535 – Contact – Emily Jackson, Chief Operating Officer – Email: – Website:

Bridge Academy 
A small, caring, public charter school with a rigorous learning environment . All members of the Bridge Academy community listen to and communicate with each other, are able to respond to diverse needs and give the consistent effort necessary to personal and academic growth. Serving students from grade 7-12.
160 Pulaski Street, Bridgeport, CT 06608– Phone 203-336-9999 – Website:

CASBO ( Connecticut Association of School Business Officials)
CASBO is a non-profit professional association for school business officials.  Our core purpose is to support innovative business stewardship for education.  11 High Gate Lane, West Hartford, CT 06107 - Phone 860-519-0023 - Contact Sharon Bruce, Executive Director - Email: - Website:

C.E.S. (Cooperative Educational Services)
The mission of C.E.S. is to identify and provide quality educational opportunities for educators, students, families and communities.  40 Lindeman Drive, Trumbull, CT 06611 - Phone 203-365-8803 - Contact Dr. Charles Dumais, Executive Director - Email: - Website:

College Board - New England Regional Office
The College Board's mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity. We are committed to increasing the number of students who earn a college degree and are prepared to succeed in the 21st century. We work with secondary schools, colleges, policymakers and state agencies to achieve this mission.
1601 Trapoleo Road, Suite 12, Waltham, MA 02451 - Phone 781-663-2736 Fax 781-663-2743 - Contact Lauren du Moulin, Educational Specialist, k-12 services - Email  Website:

Communities In Schools
Communities In Schools® works directly inside schools, building relationships that empower at-risk students to stay and perform well in school and become good achievers not just academically but also in life. 2345 Crystal Drive, Suite 700, Arlington VA 22202 - Phone 360-609-4645- Contact Doug Sessions, Senior Principal, Partnership Development - Email  Website:

Connecticut Arts Administrators Association
The Connecticut Arts Administrators Association provides professional development for leaders of arts education from diverse settings. It furnishes a forum in which arts education leaders may participate in advancing statewide policies that affect local arts education as well as other activities that increase students' access to quality education in all of the arts. 3 Lake View Terrace, Sandy Hook, CT 06482 - Phone 203-417-5896 - Contact Rick Sadlon, Executive Director - Email: - Website:

Connecticut Technical High School System
The Connecticut Technical High School System (CTHSS) currently operates 17 diploma granting technical high schools, one technical education center and two aviation maintenance programs located throughout the state. The system serves approximately 11,200 full time students along with 2,200 apprenticeship students while offering comprehensive training in 31 occupational careers. 25 Industrial Park Road, Middletown, CT  06457- Phone 860-807-2225- Contact -Jeffrey Wihbey, Superintendent. - Email: - Website:

CREC (Capitol Region Education Council)
CREC is a non-profit, regional educational service center serving 35 Greater Hartford, CT public school districts. It was founded in 1966 by local school districts working together to solve common problems. Today, CREC administers more than 100 programs and services spanning the entire educational spectrum with the same goal in mind. CREC works with local boards of education of the capitol region to improve the quality of public education for all learners. In addition to promoting interdistrict cooperation and collaboration, CREC strives to listen and respond to client needs and to provide leadership in the region through the quality of its services. Because of this focus, and thanks to an organizational culture that embraces change and growth, CREC programs and services are continually expanding and multiplying.  111 Charter Oak Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106 – Phone 860-524-4063 – Contact Greg Florio, Executive Director - Email: – Website:

CSBGA (Connecticut School Building and Grounds Association)
The CSBGA, founded in 1974 as a professional trade organization working over the years to encourage school Facility Directors, Custodial and maintenance Supervisors, School Business Officials and Suppliers, to work together respectfully and professionally.  You can depend on the CSBGA to help build and develop your future. P.O. Box 438, Bloomfield, CT 06002 - Phone 860-769-4221 - Fax - 860-769-4235 - Contact -Wayne Casper, Sec/Treas. - Email: - Website:

CSCA (Connecticut School Counselors Association)
Since 1963 CSCA has been promoting leadership and creating a professional school counseling identity achieved by connecting, supporting and empowering school counselors through professional learning and advocacy. Our mission is to promote excellence in professional school counseling, college/career readiness, personal/social-emotional development and equitable access for all students.  P.O. Box 4635, Wallingford, CT 06492 -
Phone 203-985-5181 - Contact -Michelle Catucci, Executive Director - Email: - Website:

EASTCONN is one of six non-profit Regional Educational Service Centers in Connecticut. Established by state statute in 1980, EASTCONN provides high-quality, cost-effective education programs and services for northeastern Connecticut's schools, organizations, communities and individuals of all ages. EASTCONN is headquartered in Hampton, and employs 670 employees who work in partnership with 33 towns and 36 boards of education in the northeastern corner of the state to provide a range of services that include: early childhood programs, such as Birth to Three and Head Start; special education schools and programs; magnet high schools; psychological and behavioral consultation; adult education and ESL programs; customized professional learning across a ranges of disciplines; strategic planning; embedded staff support; school operations support; employment and training services; technology solutions and software design; cooperative purchasing and more. EASTCONN’s well-equipped fleet of 110 buses and vans provides transportation for fragile and special needs students, as well as adults traveling to EASTCONN training programs, and students traveling to after-school events. 
376 Hartford Turnpike, Hampton, CT 06247 – Phone 860-455-0707 - Contact Gary S. Mala, Executive Director – Email: – Website:

EdAdvance is one of Connecticut's six Regional Educational Service Centers.  Our mission is to promote the success of school districts and their communities.  Collaboratively with them, we provide educational and related services.  A continuing commitment to quality and excellence is our standard of performance. 
355 Goshen Road, P.O. Box 909, Litchfield, CT 06759-0909 - Phone 860-567-0863 - Contact Jeffrey Kitching, Executive Director - Email: - Website:

Explorations Charter School
It is the goal of Explorations Charter School to develop students into adults who will be good citizens, good and productive role models and giving individuals who will make a positive contribution to society. We are one of Connecticut's first Charter Schools founded to meet the needs of bright high school students who were not motivated in the traditional high school setting but were full of potential for greater academic achievement.
71 Spencer Street, Winsted CT, 06098 - Phone : 860-738-9070 - Contact Jill Johnson, Executive Director - EMail: - Website

Great Oaks Charter School
Our unrelenting focus on academic achievement with individualized care and support develops students' mindsets, skills and knowledge to prepare them for high school and college success. Grades 6-12.
375 Howard Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06605 - Phone : 203-870-8188  - EMail: - Website

Interdistrict School for Arts and Communications (ISAAC) was established in 1997. We are an independent, non-profit charter school located in the historic waterfront district of New London. ISAAC serves middle school students from up to 15 Connecticut communities. We inspire students through the arts, communication, and exploration in a collaborative multicultural community to be courageous citizens who are difference makers. 
190 Governor Winthrop Boulevard, New London, CT 06320 - Phone 860-447-1003 x 105 - Contact Christine Pemberton, Director of Finance & Human Resources - Email: - Website:

LEARN, a Regional Educational Service Center (RESC) established in 1967 by local districts, serves 24 school districts in southeastern Connecticut, with a student population of nearly 53,000. Through its leadership and resources and by working with schools, students, families, and other community agencies,  LEARN  promotes regional and statewide cooperation and provides a framework for districts to achieve their goals. 
44 Hatchetts Hill Road, Old Lyme, CT 06371 – Phone 860-434-4800 – Contact Eileen S. Howley, Executive Director – Website:

Live Girl's mission is to build confident, inclusive leaders. We provide free-of-charge leadership development, mentorship and career readiness to girls/young women age 10-24 centering on those that have been historically underrepresented. We also advocate loudly for policies and practices that open doors for young women. 
237 Elm Street, New Canaan, Ct  06840 – Phone 475-889-3306 –  Website:

New England Science and Sailing Foundation (NESS)
Our mission is to empower students with a love of learning through ocean-based experiential programs that serve schools, teachers and families. A unique education model that empowers students with leadership, teamwork, confidence and problem solving skills using marine science, sailing, powerboating and adventure sports as learning platforms..  72 Water Street, Stonington, CT 06378 – Phone 860-535-9362 – Contact Kasey Commander, Associate Director, Marketing & Communications – Email: - Website:

Odyssey Community School
We strive to support the development of students into successful, well-respected members of their community by promoting academic excellence, self confidence and the internalization of our core values: Courage, Integrity, Respect, Curiosity, Leadership and Excellence.  579 Middle Turnpike West, Manchester, Ct  06040 – Phone 860-645-1234 – – Email: - Website:

Public Agency Retirement Services (PARS)
Since 1984, PARS has worked exclusively with school districts and other public agencies to design and implement retirement solutions that address specific organizational and budgetary needs. We are a national leader in customized locally controlled voluntary separation incentives and administer one of the largest OPEB trust programs in New England. 68 Harrison Avenue, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02111 – Phone 617-549-6555 – Contact Kathryn Cannie, Senior Manager – Website:

Relay offers Master of Arts in Teaching programs with the option to pursue teacher certification, and, for secondary teachers, a non-degree post-baccalaureate certification program. Our diverse community of practitioners focus on achievement, equity, and the well-being of students and teachers. Relay offers a variety of practice-based programs where aspiring and current teachers develop their skills to ensure that all students thrive. 370 James Street, New Haven CT  06513– Phone 617-549-6555 – Email– Website: