Monday, September 26, 2016

State Teachers Endorse Conroy

The Connecticut Education Association (CEA), which represents 43,000 educators in
the state, has endorsed Theresa Conroy for State Representative.
Sheila Cohen, CEA president, said, “Theresa’s support of children, teachers and public
education is clear. CEA is proud to endorse Theresa Conroy for state representative.”
During her tenure in the legislature, state education funding to Seymour, Derby and
Beacon Falls has increased, despite difficult state budgets. In addition, Conroy has
worked to secure more than $4.5 million for her district in school construction grants.
Conroy also acquired state funds for a new athletic field and softball field at Seymour
High School.
In addition, Conroy has been a champion for advanced manufacturing training at the
state’s technical high schools.
“I was proud to have Sen. Chris Murphy accompany me on Platt Tech’s shop floor to see
how our young people are developing important skills for the future. They will be the
next generation of manufacturers in our state,” Conroy said.
Conroy noted that the state’s technical high schools and community colleges are terrific
resources that train students for high-skill careers.
(This is a press release from Linda Fusco, Conroy's campaign chairman)

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