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Derby Teachers Say Collaboration is Key to School Improvement

Derby educators listen to representatives from the State Department of Education today at a meeting of Alliance Districts. Clockwise from left are, Bradley Elementary School teacher Cathy Pomeroy, Irving Elementary principal Jennifer Olson, Derby Superintendent Matthew Conway, Derby High School Principal Gregory Gaillard, and Irving Elementary teacher Tracey Hayden.

Derby educators listen to representatives from the State Department of Education today at a meeting of Alliance Districts. Clockwise from left are, Bradley Elementary School teacher Cathy Pomeroy, Irving Elementary principal Jennifer Olson, Derby superintendent Matthew Conway, Derby High School principal Gregory Gaillard, and Irving Elementary teacher Tracey Hayden.

More than 100 educators gathered in New Britain today for an Alliance District Convening to discuss innovative strategies being used to improve student performance in some of the state’s lowest achieving schools.

One of the districts highlighted for exceeding goals was Derby. Superintendent Matthew Conway told conference attendees that transformational leaders in the schools are leading the drive.  He pointed to Derby High School having among the highest gains across all Alliance Districts. Read more