SDE: Introduction to Connecticut's Equity Plan

Introduction to Connecticut's Equity Plan

On May 29, 2015, the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) submitted the Connecticut Plan to Ensure Equitable Access to Excellent Educators (2015 CT Equity Plan) to the United States Department of Education. All states were required to submit a plan to the United States Department of Education outlining the steps it will take to ensure that students from low-income families and students of color are not taught at higher rates than other children by inexperienced, unqualified or out-of-field teachers or school leaders.           
               
The Connecticut plan focuses on six overarching strategies:
Strategy 1: Strengthen the Preparation, Support, and Development of Principals
Strategy 2: Strengthen Preparation and Support for Teachers
Strategy 3: Cultural Consciousness and Competence
Strategy 4: Working Conditions
Strategy 5: Examine Effective Use of Per Pupil Expenditures
Strategy 6: Increase Supply of Candidates in Specific Teaching Areas

An Equity Plan Advisory Group will meet two times per year to adjust strategies, monitor progress and publicly report results. If you are interested in serving on the Equity Plan Advisory Group, please contact Kim Wachtelhausen at kim.wachtelhausen@ct.gov.

Equity District Meetings

Data Workshop Meeting [PPT]
November 16, 2015
ITBD
185 Main Street
New Britain, CT

Equity Plan Stakeholders Meeting [Agenda]
January 28, 2016
165 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT

Equity District Meeting: Sharing Equity Strategies
February 9, 2016 - Rescheduled for 3/22/2016
8:30-12:00
CT Association of Schools
30 Realty Drive
Cheshire, CT

Equity Districts: Examining Working Conditions (Part I) [Agenda] [PPT]
March 22, 2016
8:30-4:00
Institute of Technology and Business Development
185 Main Street
New Britain, CT

Equity District Webinar [PPT] [Teaching Conditions Data Sources] [EASN Data Collection Tool] [Teaching Conditions Continuum]
April 26, 2016 - Review Session from March 22nd

Equity Districts: Examining Working Conditions (Part II) [PPT] [Minutes]
June 2, 2016
8:30-4:00
Institute of Technology and Business Development
185 Main Street
New Britain, CT


CT Equity Plan Districts
District Name
2013-14 Enrollment
Bridgeport
21,086
Hartford
21,426
New Britain
10,006
New Haven
21,637
Norwich
3,685
Waterbury
18,779
West Haven
5,855
Windham
3,159
20% of CT State Enrollment
105,633




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