July 30, 2017

New Canaan Advertiser:
Op-ED: Social Promotion Wins In Teacher Evaluations

“At last the state Board of Education has given up trying to incorporate statewide student mastery test results in evaluations of Connecticut’s public school teachers. Since the teacher unions are the most powerful special interest in the state and the largest component of the majority political party, the Democratic Party, the surprise is that the Malloy administration persisted with the idea as long as it did…”

CT Mirror:
Six Problems The NAACP Has With Charter Schools

“After calling for a temporary ban on new charter schools last year, the NAACP has revealed what it would take to get the civil rights group to support the privately run, publicly funded sector…”

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.