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Virtual Learning Public Hearing March 8

Posted on March 4, 2021 by cthomas


An important public hearing is happening on Monday, March 8th. The Education Committee will consider testimony on S.B. 977, An Act Concerning Virtual Learning.

The stated purpose of this committee bill is “to require the Department of Education to develop uniform standards for the provision of virtual learning in public schools, conduct a comprehensive audit of virtual learning programs in the state and develop guidelines for training educators in the provision of virtual learning.”

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Valentines for Veterans

Posted on February 13, 2021 by cthomas


Each year we deliver valentines to veterans and spend some time visiting. A huge thank you to the students at Edna C. Stevens School, Woodside Intermediate School, Bethany Lutheran Preschool, and Hilltop Covenant Church for making incredible valentines to share with our friends at the Rocky Hill Veterans Home and Hospital.

The annual tradition continues! Please click on the image below to view my video message and photos of the students’ valentines.

VIDEO: WBDC Business Forum

Posted on February 11, 2021 by cthomas


Tuesday, February 9, State Reps. and members of the Connecticut Bi-Partisan Women’s Caucus Christie Carpino and Donna Veach, along with State Rep. Devin Carney, hosted an informational webinar with CEO Fran Pastore of the Connecticut Women’s Business Development Council to discuss resources offered to women and minority owned businesses.

You can view the video, and view a list of helpful links, here.