December 29, 2016

HARTFORD COURANT:
SUPERINTENDENT EVALS PUBLIC UNDER STATE LAW, BUT IT DOESN'T ALWAYS WORK OUT THAT WAY

“The superintendent is the only public school employee whose annual performance review is subject to public scrutiny under Connecticut state law, but don't bother looking for those appraisals in Farmington, or West Hartford, or any number of communities throughout the state…”

HARTFORD COURANT:
STATE CUTS $50 MILLION IN SCHOOL, MUNICIPAL FUNDING

“Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's administration announced $50 million in new cuts in state aid to municipalities Thursday, including a $20 million reduction in education funding that local officials said could result in school layoffs…”

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.