Alternative Education Community of Practice Series

The CT State Department of Education – in partnership with CAS and SERC – is sponsoring a community of practice series specifically targeted to the interests and needs of alternative education program/school administrators. The five-session series provides a forum for discussing needs, sharing ideas and building networking opportunities within this cohort of leaders. 

Participation in this series is free of charge but advanced registration is required.

 


 

Alternative Education COP-Session #1

Date: September 27, 2018
Time: 1:30-3:00 pm
Location: CAS Office, 30 Realty Drive, Cheshire, CT

This presentation by Laura Downs from Attendance Works and Kari Sullivan from the CSDE will include:

  • Improving Attendance at Alternative Schools and Programs
  • Discussion/Sharing of Best Practices

 Registration is required. Participants must sign in upon arrival.

 


 

Alternative Education COP-Session #2

Date: December 13, 2018
Time: 1:30-3:00 pm
Location: CAS Office, 30 Realty Drive, Cheshire, CT

This presentation by Kim Traverso from the CSDE will include:

  • Strategies to Reduce Exclusionary Discipline
  • Discussion/Sharing of Best Practices

 Registration is required. Participants must sign in upon arrival.

 


 

Alternative Education COP-Session #3

Date: February 7, 2019
Time: 1:30-3:00 pm
Location: CAS Office, 30 Realty Drive, Cheshire, CT

This presentation by Dr. Judy Carson from the CSDE will include:

  • Family Engagement Strategies
  • Discussion/Sharing of Best Practices

 Registration is required. Participants must sign in upon arrival.

 


 

Alternative Education COP-Session #4

Date: March 21, 2019
Time: 1:30-3:00 pm
Location: CAS Office, 30 Realty Drive, Cheshire, CT

This presentation by Laura Downs from Attendance Works and Kari Sullivan from the CSDE will include:

  • Revisiting Attendance in Alternative Schools and Programs
  • Discussion/Sharing of Best Practices

 Registration is required. Participants must sign in upon arrival.

 


 

Alternative Education COP-Session #5

Date: May 2, 2019
Time: 1:30-3:00 pm
Location: CAS Office, 30 Realty Drive, Cheshire, CT

This presentation by Glen Peterson from the CSDE will include:

  • Discussion of the State of Alternative Education in Connecticut
  • Lessons from the Field

 Registration is required. Participants must sign in upon arrival.