Governor Malloy: Educators' Common Core Implementation Taskforce

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-Wentzell: Chief Academic Officer, State Department of Education
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