The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) identifies school health and physical education (HPE) as part of a student’s well-rounded education, giving every HPE teacher an opportunity to elevate their program and gain support from their school and local community. ESSA requires broad stakeholder engagement in order to implement comprehensive and effective state and school district plans. Key contacts and stakeholder groups from your state are listed below. 

Key Contacts
Connecticut AHPERD - state association for HPE
Vacant
, Dept of Ed PE Specialist, 860-807-2016
Bonnie EdmondsonDept of Ed Health Ed Specialist, 860-807-2055
Eugene Nicholas, Dept of Health PA Specialist, 860-509-7533 

Connecticut State Department of Education
ESSA Information 
Connecticut State Department of Education
Department of Education, Physical Education  

Education Stakeholders
Chief State School Officer
Connecticut PTA
Connecticut Public School Superintendents
Connecticut Schools
Governor Dannel Malloy

UPDATED 5/09/2017
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