Alfred E. Burr School Teacher Attends Important Bill Signing with Governor Malloy and Commissioner Wentzell

SPOTLIGHT on EXCELLENCE September 2015

Alfred E. Burr School Teacher Attends Bill Signing with Governor Malloy and Commissioner Wentzell

Bill Signing Ceremony for An Act Concerning Teacher Certification Requirements for Shortage Areas, Interstate Agreements for Teacher Certification Reciprocity, Minority Teacher Recruitment and Retention and Cultural Competency Instruction.  (Mr. Beckford is second from right.)

AE Burr's Visual Arts educator and 13 years veteran of HPS, Stuart Beckford attended Governor Malloy's signing of PA bills 15-108 and 15-243 on August 5th, 2015. Mr. Beckford has been working diligently along with other stakeholders to support both measures which will improve the state's ability to find, recruit, and retain a diverse pool of highly qualified teachers.

Also, present at the photo shoot during the signing of the teacher diversity, certification and preparation bills is former HPS teacher and State Representative Ed Vargas, and our current Commissioner of Education for the State of Connecticut, Dianna Wentzell.

Stuart H Beckford
Visual Arts Educator
AE Burr Community School
(860) 695 – 3113

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