Month: July 2022

Mental Health: The Work of the Children’s Mental Health Champions


Supporting Mental Health in Childhood | CDC

Supporting the mental health needs of children starts early in childhood and can have lifelong impacts on overall health and wellbeing. Learn what CDC’s Children’s Mental Health Connecticut Champion is doing to create partnerships, identify concerns, intervene early, and promote children’s mental health by working with prevention programs in different settings.



The Connecticut State Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education (BSE), is planning to implement a new Individualized Education Program (IEP) document and the Special Education Data System (CT-SEDS) in the 2022-23 school year.   This webpage will provide up-to-date information, documents and tools to assist in the roll-out of the new IEP. 


Inspiring Leaders

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The participants of the Aspiring Leaders in Special Education Academy had a wonderful day of learning at Avon Old Farms Hotel. Aspiring Leaders is a yearlong competency based academy and this was their first in person session! The cohort had the opportunity to hear from leaders across the state on monitoring and implementing special education laws, polices, procedures and regulations in CT.