This is the archived website of former Governor Dannel P. Malloy. These pages are being preserved by the State of Connecticut for historical purposes.

Educators' Common Core Implementation Taskforce

The Educators' Common Core Implementation Taskforce, created by Governor Malloy, is a 25-member group comprised of teachers, education professionals and parents that is tasked with identifying challenges and gaps in Common Core preparation, and making recommendations on improving the quality and consistency of its implementation.
Erin Wilson (Co-Chair): Elementary School Teacher, Hartford; Teacher of the Year Finalist
Nate Quesnel (Co-Chair): Superintendent, East Hartford
Juanita Harris: School Counselor, Danbury
Andrea Middlebrooks: Life Sciences Middle School Teacher, Cromwell
Ken Daly: English and Language Arts High School Teacher, Wallingford
Bruce Yarnall: Special Education Middle School Teacher, Stonington
William McKinney: High School Teacher, New Haven
Patti Fusco: Elementary School Teacher, West Haven
Susan Schmidt: Middle School Teacher, New Britain
Diana Burns: Elementary School Teacher, Westbrook
Sue Loud: Department Head for English & Social Studies, Eli Whitney Technical High School, Hamden
Barbara Johnson: Elementary School Librarian and Teacher, Colchester
Elizabeth Misiewicz: Middle School English Teacher, Ridgefield
Anne Jellison: Principal, Meriden
Anthony Ditrio: Principal, Norwalk
Vicki Reed: K-2 Principal, Wallingford
Edith Johnson: High School Principal, New Haven
Paula Talty: Superintendent, Cromwell
Sean McKenna: Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction, Groton
Ivelise Velazquez: Director of Reading & Social Sciences, Windham
Candy Yeager: Stamford Parent
Jim Accomando: Fairfield Parent
Don Harris: Chairman, Bloomfield Board of Education
Liz Brown: Waterbury Board of Education
Dianna Roberge-Wentzel: Chief Academic Officer, State Department of Education

March 25, 2014: Agenda | Governor's Letter | PowerPoint | Video | Minutes
April 9, 2014: Agenda | CCSS Timeline | PowerPoint | Video | Minutes
April 23, 2014: Agenda | Wallingford Implementation | PowerPoint | Video | Minutes
April 30, 2014: Agenda | A Road Map for Getting NPS Students | PowerPoint | Video | Minutes
May 7, 2014: Agenda | PowerPoint | Video
May 14, 2014: Agenda | Stamford Public Schools Presentation | Litchfield Public Schools Presentation |  PowerPoint
May 21, 2014: Agenda | Bethel Presentation | CCTF Recommendation | CCTF Best Practices | CCSS Presentation | PowerPoint | Video
May 28, 2014: Agenda | PowerPoint | Video
June 4, 2014: Agenda | PowerPoint | Video

June 11, 2014: Agenda | PowerPoint | Video

Final Report - Submitted to Gov. Malloy on June 26, 2014
Press Releases
Gov. Malloy Launches "Connecticut Core Initiative" (6-26-2014)
Gov. Malloy Seeks Input of Teachers, Parents and Administrators on Common Core (3-11-2014)