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Executive District LeaderS' Roundtable

Any central office administrator below the rank of superintendent (e.g., deputy, assistant, or associate superintendent; district director, etc.) who is a member of CAPSS is eligible to be a member of the Roundtable. Roundtable activities are geared to district-wide administrators with responsibilities in curriculum, instruction, and supervision/ evaluation practices. The Roundtable’s Program Leadership Committee plans the themes and agendas for several meetings throughout the year.

Institute for Technology and Business Development (ITBD)
185 Main Street, New Britain
(Parking available at the Municipal Parking Garage on Bank Street.)


Friday, March 15, 2019
8:30am - 12:00pm

NEASC representatives George Edwards and Bill Wehrli will present the new NEASC standards and process and how the work of Vision of the Graduate fits into the process of continuous improvement. Representatives from Regional School District #10 will share information about how they developed their Vision of the Graduate, their current work to involve all schools in the district, their assessment / rubric for students’ engagement with the Vision of the Graduate and their portfolio idea.

Thursday, October 18, 2018
8:30am - 12:00pm
Portrait of the Graduate
Fran Rabinowitz, Executive Director of CAPSS, will share her thoughts on why this work is so important and how the Portrait aligns and drives the work throughout a school district. We will also hear presentations from districts at various stages of implementation of their Portraits and finally, we will have an opportunity to assess our own districts and discuss how the Roundtable can help support this work.

Friday, December 7, 2018
8:30am - 12:00pm
Design Thinking as a Leader to Hone Your Vision
Jennifer Frentress, an Associate of School by Design, will share her expertise in assisting districts to design solutions for whatever their pressure points are and using the resources they have at hand do to it. She has assisted districts to analyze the lived experience of students (especially the master schedule) and to measure the gap between their Portrait of the Graduate they aspire to and the one they have currently.

Friday, January 18, 2018

The January 18th session will feature NEASC presentations and members will also be able to bring 1-2 guests.