July 10, 2017

CT Mirror:
CT Has One Of The Nation’s Best Student-Teacher Ratios

“Connecticut schools have one of the best student-teacher ratios in the nation, yet teachers make up a lower percentage of overall school staff than in all but a handful of states because the state also has a large number of instructional aides and non-teaching personnel. That data is reported in the Condition of Education 2017 report issued by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics.  The report covers public, private and charter schools, as well as colleges and universities…”

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.