TANGO Member Showcase - March 2024

Wellmore Behavioral Health event


Established in 1980, EASTCONN is a public non-profit Regional Educational Service Center (RESC) that provides high-quality, cost-effective educational and related services to 33 towns and 36 school districts in northeastern Connecticut. The agency is governed by a Board of Directors, who are also members of locally elected Boards of Education. EASTCONN’s mission is to initiate, support and facilitate partnerships, collaborations and regional solutions that are respon­sive to the needs of all learners through exemplary programs, products and services. With locations in Windham, Hampton, Putnam, Killingly, Plainfield and Columbia, EASTCONN provides provide exemplary programs and services for learners, especially those with significant barriers, so each can achieve individual success; engages in strategic collaborations that result in positive outcomes for learners; and enhances the knowledge and skills of educators and the whole community, so they can effect change and facilitate positive outcomes for learners.

EASTCONN provides an array of services including:


  • Adult Education & High School Completion
  • Workplace Education
  • Employment & Vocational Training


  • Birth to Three
  • Head Start / Early Head Start
  • Early Childhood Coaching and Consultation


  • Conference Center
  • Cooperative Purchasing
  • Eastern CT Health Insurance Program (ECHIP)
  • Fingerprinting
  • Facilities
  • Finance
  • Food Services
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Technology Services
  • Transportation Services


  • Arts at the Capitol Theater Performing Arts Magnet High School
  • Quinebaug Middle College Magnet High School


  • EASTCONN Bridges Community School
  • EASTCONN Transition Academy
  • Northeast Regional Program
  • Educational & Vocational Program
  • Psychological & Behavioral Consultation Services
  • Assistive Technologies
  • Related Services (OT, PT, SLP)
  • Youth Employment & Training Programs
  • Interdistrict Grants


  • Leadership Development
  • Regional Groups and Councils
  • School Improvement Strategies
Wellmore Behavioral Health event
Wellmore Behavioral Health event
Wellmore Behavioral Health event
EASTCONN Accomplishments:

EASTCONN’s Early Childhood Initiatives recently hosted its 10th annual Infant-Toddler Conference to a sold-out audience in Hampton, where keynote speaker Cora D’Alessandro, MA, IMH-E presented a talk entitled “Listen, Pause, Respond: The Art of Communicating with Infants and Toddlers.”

EASTCONN leaders published an editorial in The Connecticut Mirror highlighting the significant impact of disconnected and at-risk youth in our region and testified on the issue at a public hearing in Hartford.

EASTCONN established a Trauma-Informed Practices training/partnership with the other five Regional Educational Service Centers (RESCs) in the state.

EASTCONN redesigned its Mobile Manufacturing Lab in partnership with General Dynamics Electric Boat and the Eastern Workforce Investment Board (EWIB).

EASTCONN co-hosted an innovative Transportation Hackathon with Access Community Action Agency, Generations Family Health Centers and many other organizations.

TANGO’s Impact:

TANGO consistently proves its invaluable support to our agency through its enlightening seminars to its comprehensive training programs and dynamic conferences. Through these initiatives, TANGO not only imparts knowledge but also fosters collaboration and innovation within our organization. Its commitment to empowering agencies like ours ensures that we are equipped with the latest insights, skills, and networking opportunities essential for our growth and success.

EASTCONN Provides an Array of Options and Opportunities!

EASTCONN offers a broad range of high-quality, regional and specialized schools that serve a variety of student populations in grades K-12 and beyond. From themed magnet and alternative high schools to highly regarded special education programs for children and young adults, EASTCONN provides options and opportunities for students with unique learning needs and special interests. Among the direct professional services EASTCONN provides to its own students and to districts across the EASTCONN region are its high-caliber professionals in Psychological and Behavioral Consultation, Related Services (Assistive Technology, Occupational and Physical Therapy and Speech-Language Pathology), and more.

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376 Hartford Turnpike
Hampton, CT 06247

For more information visit our Website at www.eastconn.org

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