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Celebrating Exemplary Veterans through Education

Celebrating Exemplary Veterans through Education

 

Sen. George S. Logan and Rep. Charles Ferraro on May 16 joined area educators and state officials for a ceremony at Hamden Middle School to announce the “Exemplary Veterans Education Program”.  The program was created through a state law to provide students with a better opportunity to learn about the contributions of veterans.  To support schools that want to participate in the program, the State Department of Education (www.sde.ct.gov) will post materials online over the summer, including sample lesson plans, ideas for projects, and a contact list for veterans’ organizations across the state.

Logan (www.SenatorGeorgeLogan.com) serves as Vice-Chair of the legislature’s Veterans Affairs Committee and represents Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Bethany, Derby, Hamden, Naugatuck and Woodbridge.  He can be reached at George.Logan@cga.ct.gov and 800-842-1421.

Ferraro (www.cthousegop.com/Ferraro) serves as Ranking Member of the legislature’s Veterans Affairs Committee and represents Milford, Orange and West Haven.  He can be reached at Charles.Ferraro@housegop.ct.gov and 800-842-1423.

Left to right:  Sen. George S. Logan, Rep. Charles Ferraro, Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Sean Connolly, State Department of Education Commissioner Dianna Wentzell, Hamden Public Schools Director of Social Studies Jennifer Vienneau, Hamden Middle School Principal Dan Levy

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