Events / Pilot Sites

January 29, 2011
The Connecticut Business & Industry Association’s (CBIA) Education Foundation, the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce, New Haven Public Schools, The Bilco Company and The United Illuminating Company will kick off the new Connecticut State Scholars Program, aimed at getting high school students to take tougher courses.

     Speakers at the event include:

Kenneth O. Decko, CBIA president and CEO;
Rep. William Dyson, (D) New Haven;
Nathaniel Woodson, chairman and CEO of UIL Holdings, the parent company of The United Illuminating Company;
Dr. Reginald R. Mayo, superintendent, New Haven Public Schools;
Roger Joyce, vice president of engineering, The Bilco Company; and
Joe Randolph, director of implementation, Center for State Scholars.

February 3
New Haven business volunteer training

Early March
Presentations to participating schools:

  • Wilbur Cross High School 9th grade students
    Metro Business Academy 9th grade students
    Fair Haven Middle School 8th grade students

 


Danbury Kick Off 

January 30, 2004
The Connecticut Business & Industry Association’s (CBIA’s) Education Foundation, the Greater Danbury Chamber of Commerce, the Housatonic Valley Economic Development Partnership, Danbury Public Schools, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc., Dow Chemical and GE Commercial Finance will kick off a new Connecticut State Scholars Program, focusing on the need for more students to graduate with a solid academic foundation that will prepare them for the future.

Speakers include:

John Rathgeber, CBIA executive vice president;

Cristina Harter, managing director, Capital Markets, GE Vendor Financial Services;

Caswall Price, corporate academic relations & diversity manager, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.;

Dr. Eddie Davis, superintendent, Danbury Public Schools;

Joe Randolph, director of implementation, Center for State Scholars.

 

February 4
Danbury business volunteer training

Late February
Presentations to participating schools:

  • Danbury High School 9th grade students
    Alternative Center for Excellence 9th grade students

Early March
Presentations to participating schools:

  • Broadview Middle School 8th grade students
    Rogers Park Middle School 8th grade students

Middletown Kick Off

September 2004

Kick off in Middletown at Vinal Technical High School