2018 CABE/CAPSS Convention
Connecticut's Future:
Transforming Schools,
Transforming Lives

November 16-17, 2018
Mystic Marriott Hotel, Groton

Friday Morning General Session

Marc Brackett, Ph.D.

Marc Brackett, Ph.D., is founding director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and Professor in the Child Study Center at Yale University.  His grant-funded research focuses on (1) the role of emotions and emotional intelligence in learning, decision making, relationship quality, and mental health.


Friday Night Banquet 

Cristal Glangchai, Ph.D.

Cristal Glangchai, Ph.D., is a scientist, entrepreneur and mentor with a passion for developing the next generation of creative leaders and entrepreneurs. She founded VentureLab, a nonprofit organization that is helping create the next generation of innovators and changemakers through free and open source curriculum, entrepreneurship education programs, and teacher training. 



Saturday Morning General Session

 Freeman Hrabowski, Ph.D.

Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, has served as President of UMBC (The University of Maryland, Baltimore County) since 1992. His research and publications focus on science and math education, with special emphasis on minority participation and performance. He chaired the National Academies’ committee that produced the 2011 report, Expanding Underrepresented Minority Participation: America’s Science and Technology Talent at the Crossroads


 Saturday Luncheon 

Student Panel

 Pictured: Student Panelists from the 2016 CABE/CAPSS Convention Saturday luncheon: Equia Aniagyei-Cobbold, CT International Baccalaureate Academy,
East Hartford; and Emily Donahue, Bacon Academy, Colchester.

This keynote panel features the leaders of tomorrow – students from diverse backgrounds, immersed in next generation learning models, who will share their perspectives on shifting toward student-centered approaches to learning. In a provocative, unfiltered and honest conversation, students provide first-hand accounts of what it’s like to reimagine their own education and illuminate their own paths forward.



The Connecticut Association of Boards of Education - 81 Wolcott Hill Road - Wethersfield, CT 06109 - Phone: 860-571-7446 - Fax: 860-571-7452

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