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Miller-Driscoll Teacher Selected for Connecticut Dream Team

Wilton Bulletin (CT) (04/20/14) Baker, Kendra

The Connecticut Department of Education has selected 97 teachers representing 86 elementary, middle, and high schools for the Connecticut Dream Team. The department selected the teachers based on their "content knowledge, grit, and understanding of the Common Core State Standards [and] commitment and ability to 'scale their impact' beyond their classroom," officials said in a statement. The selected teachers will take part in TeachFest Connecticut, an intensive professional learning session on the Common Core State Standards. State Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor said, "TeachFest will provide teachers with the opportunity to collaborate and innovate as they develop high-quality Common Core resources to be shared with their colleagues. Participants will also serve as teacher leaders in future Common Core-related events and activities." The Connecticut Dream Team will meet in Hartford on April 25-27 for TeachFest Connecticut to celebrate teaching and participate in an intensive, structured working session facilitated by LearnZillion, provider of digital curriculum and professional development for the Common Core. The Connecticut Dream Team will later serve as teacher leaders for the Common Core Fest on July 29, which will be held for hundreds of teachers statewide. A full list of the Dream Team can be found here.
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