News from C.E.S.

PDS coach earns Google certification
Jacquelyn Whiting, the Innovation and Technology Specialist at CES, has earned the Google Coach certification after completing a training program that will allow her to offer more innovative support to educators across Fairfield County.
CES Foundation's auction is open!
The CES Foundation's virtual auction fundraiser is open and raising funds for CES schools and programs. Take a look at the stocking-stuffers available, but hurry because bidding ends Dec. 13 at 11 p.m.
Early Childhood team offers videochats
The Early Childhood Services team at CES is offering 3 videochat sessions with special guest Jennifer Carvajal, the Senior Educational Director of Teaching Beyond the Square in NYC. The series begins Nov. 24.
Grant for SHU will help CES students
Students in the CES Special Education program will benefit from a $1.25 million grant awarded to a program at Sacred Heart University that collaborates with the agency.
George Coleman (left) and Suzanne Clement (right)
Two members of the CES team are co-authors of a series of policy and practice briefs produced by the Partnership for Early Educational Research (PEER), an alliance that is part of the Yale School of Medicine.
Special Education team stronger
Three CES Special Education staffers have strengthened the division’s ability to carry out its mission by earning a distinguished certification in Developmental Therapy.
Dr. Charles Dumais
C.E.S. Executive Director Dr. Charles Dumais teaches Instructional Leadership to students in UConn's Administrator Preparation Program, which has recently been revamped.
C.E.S. closed effective March 13, 2020
By direction of the Departments of Public Health in Bridgeport and Trumbull, all schools and programs of Cooperative Educational Services will be closed effective Friday, March 13, 2020.
Teachers read notes during workshop
A workshop hosted March 3, 2020, by our Professional Development Services department encouraged educators to bring game play into their teaching practices.
RCA students reach regionals of competition
Five students from the C.E.S. high school Regional Center for the Arts qualified for the regional competition of the annual August Wilson Monologue Competition in New Haven
Coast Guard jazz band to play at RCA
The U.S. Coast Guard Dixieland Jazz Band will be in concert at RCA on March 8 at 3 p.m. The band has played its New Orleans-flavored music at concerts and festivals across the U.S. and around the world. The opening act will be the RCA Jazz Combo
George Coleman speaks to group
The PDS division at C.E.S. is helping public school districts in the region work on plans to increase the diversity in their staff. Click the headline above to watch a video on the project