October 6, 2016

CBS CONNECTICUT:
REPORT MAKES RECOMMENDATIONS FOR MATH EDUCATION IMPROVEMENT

“A new state report says schools need to have a clearer and more consistent understanding of the state’s math standards at each grade level…”

NEW BRITAIN HERALD:
STUDENTS, TEACHERS UNITE OVER LACK OF RESOURCES

“At the urging of educators and union leaders, hundreds of Lincoln Elementary School students clapped their hands and chanted “Fair Funding Now” as they entered school Thursday morning…”

JOURNAL INQUIRER:
‘WALK-IN’ FOR BETTER SCHOOL FUNDING DRAWS TEACHERS, STUDENTS

“Dozens of teachers, students, parents, and other members of the community turned out early Thursday morning for a rally at Rockville High School, calling for full and proper funding of public education…”

CT POST:
ALL CONNECTICUT’S COMMUNITIES HAVE A STAKE IN ADDRESSING THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP OF OUR URBAN YOUTH

“The Connecticut Coalition for Justice in Education Funding v. Rell is a potentially landmark legal challenge that could deal a body blow to the state’s inequitable education system…”

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.