November 2, 2016

JOURNAL INQUIRER:
SO STOP THE SHOUTING ALREADY; STANDARDS IN EDUCATION ARE OBSOLETE

“Much shouting was heard at the recent meeting of the state Education Department's Performance Evaluation Advisory Council. According to the Connecticut Mirror. Connecticut Association of Boards of Education Executive Director Robert J. Rader and Mark Waxenberg, the executive director of the Connecticut Education Association, the teachers union, tore into each other over whether teacher evaluations should include student test results…”

NEW HAVEN REGISTER:
FORUM: VOTERS SHOULD KEEP EDUCATION IN MIND WHEN THEY HEAD TO THE POLLS

“With Election Day less than a week away, roughly two million registered Connecticut voters will soon have the opportunity to go to the polls and cast their ballots for the candidates and policies they believe will push Connecticut toward an even brighter future…”

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.