October 25, 2016

CT NEW JUNKIE:
POLL FINDS A MAJORITY OF CONNECTICUT VOTERS SUPPORT EDUCATION RULING

“A poll of 600 Connecticut voters shows 68 percent support a judge’s recent decision calling for a new education funding formula for the state’s public school system…”

WINDSOR LOCKS PATCH:
AT&T AWARDS $5,000 GRANT TO SUPPORT EDUCATIONAL GARDEN PROJECT

“AT&T recently awarded a $5,000 grant to the East Windsor Transition Program to help local students with special needs grow and maintain their own fruit and vegetable gardens…”

WESTPORT NEWS:
POLL: MOST SAY DON’T WAIT FOR COURTS TO FIX SCHOOL FUNDING

“Most Connecticut voters don’t want to wait for a final court ruling before the state fixes the way public schools are funded, a new survey suggests…”

CT MIRROR:
GRADING TEACHERS: TEMPERS FLARE OVER USE OF STUDENT TEST SCORES

“Should the state require using student test scores to evaluate teachers? Officials have long delayed answering that question. For three years the State Board of Education has pushed back a deadline for linking students’ test scores with teachers’ grades…”

Rob Kavaler

Rob joined GPS in June 2014, and brings his knowledge of graphic design, photography, social media and other digital media to the firm. Before joining the team, Rob worked as a freelancer for various businesses and organizations in the Greater Hartford area including The Open Hearth Association, Charter Oak Cultural Center, Center for Higher Education Retention Excellence (CHERE) and the West Hartford Summer Arts Festival. Kavaler has designed logos, event programs, brochures, newsletters, posters and other collateral materials. He has photographed events including news conferences, public hearings, concerts, theatrical performances and dance showcases. As a creative person he is always looking for a new challenge, enjoys working closely with clients and strives for the best quality in his work. Rob graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University with a B.A. in Visual Arts, with a concentration in Digital Art & Design and a minor in Communication.