Connecticut

Caitlin Bexley

CaitlinBexleyCaitlin Bexley is currently working as an instructional coach for Hartford Public Schools, promoting adult and student learning around literacy. She began her work in education in the classroom as English teacher who loved working with her middle school students in the North end of Hartford.... Read more about Caitlin Bexley

Katherine Leonard

KatherineLeonardKatherine Leonard is the principal of Breakthrough Magnet School, North, in Hartford, Ct. She has worked in Hartford Public Schools for 15 years. Katie has worked diligently with her instructional team over the past five years to ensure that the Data Wise continuous improvement process permeates the Breakthrough North community.... Read more about Katherine Leonard

Justin Taylor

JustinTaylorJustin Taylor began his career in education at Bulkeley High School in Hartford, CT in 2009. After nine years of teaching at Bulkeley, he transitioned to a position in Hartford’s central office, where he led efforts to build teacher and administrator capacity for student-centered learning through professional development and job-embedded instructional coaching.... Read more about Justin Taylor

Elvis Minga

ElvisMingaBorn in Albania, she immigrated to US in 2000. Elvis started her teaching career in Hartford as a classroom teacher,at Law & Government Academy, Hartford Public School, before taking on a new role 7 years ago as an English Learner(EL) District coach.... Read more about Elvis Minga

Anastasia DiFedele-Dutton

ImageAnastasia is the Assistant Director of Professional Learning for Hartford Public Schools in Connecticut.  She recently earned her doctorate in Educational Leadership at UConn, with a research focus on collaboration between coaches, teachers, and teacher leaders through the lens of micropolitics during data team meetings.... Read more about Anastasia DiFedele-Dutton

Abby Olinger Quint

AbbyQuintAbby Olinger Quint serves as Senior Director of Data and Accountability for the Hartford Public Schools in Connecticut.  In her current role, she co-leads the district’s strategy for effective data teams.... Read more about Abby Olinger Quint

Mario Carullo

MarioCarulloMario Carullo has served as an instructional leader in the Hartford Public Schools district since 2014 with experience as Resident Principal and Director of Mathematics.... Read more about Mario Carullo

Alicia Borofsky

AliciaBorofskyAlicia Borofsky has been working for Hartford Public Schools for 17 years.  Her journey started as a classroom teacher in a neighborhood school in the city’s north end.  After 12 years in the classroom she sought to impact student achievement on a larger scale outside of her classroom.  For three...

Read more about Alicia Borofsky

Gus Jacobson

GusJacobsonGus Jacobson is a principal of Noah Webster MicroSociety Magnet School, a preK3 - grade 8 school in Hartford, CT. He helped lead his school for the past two years as they embarked on the Data Wise Process.... Read more about Gus Jacobson

Leslie Torres-Rodriguez

photoLeslie Torres-Rodriguez is the Superintendent of Hartford Public Schools in CT, an urban system serving 21,000 students. A proud graduate of the school system she is now privileged to lead, Superintendent Torres-Rodriguez’s leadership commitment prioritizes a culture of continuous...

Read more about Leslie Torres-Rodriguez

Trisha J. Irving

Trish Irving is an Applied Data Strategist with the CT RISE Network. RISE facilitates networked improvement communities, bringing together educators working in different contexts to advance shared goals across the state of Connecticut.... Read more about Trisha J. Irving