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Alan Addley at the Neag School Alumni Awards, March 2017

2016 Alumni Forum honoring Joseph Macary

2015 Alumni Forum honoring Garth Harries



Karen Baldwin, Superintendent, Ridgefield, CT
Karen Berasi, Superintendent, Suffield, CT
Carol Birks, Associate Superintendent for Instructional Leadership, Hartford Public Schools
Michael Conner, Chief Academic Officer, Norwalk, CT
Craig Cooke, Superintendent, Windsor, CT
Anna Cutaia-Leonard, Superintendent, Region 14
Charles Dumais, Superintendent, Region 5
Kate England, Chief Academic Officer, Hartford Public Schools
Matt Geary, Superintendent, Manchester, CT
Robert Gilbert, Superintendent of Schools, Woodbridge, CT
Garth Harries, Superintendent, New Haven, CT
Jason Hartling, Superintendent, Ledyard, CT
Brian Hendrickson, Assistant  Superintendent, Suffield, CT
Bridget Heston-Carnemolla, Superintendent, Watertown, CT
Kelly Lyman, Superintendent, Mansfield, CT
Joseph Macary, Superintendent, Vernon, CT
Brian Murphy, Superintendent, New Hartford, CT
Jeff Newton, Superintendent, East Lyme, CT
Scott Nicol, Superintendent, Ellington, CT
Coleen Palmer, Superintendent, Westport, CT
Martin Semmel, Superintendent, Plymouth, CT
Jeff Solan, Superintendent of Schools, Cheshire, CT
Joshua Smith, Superintendent of Schools, New Milford, CT
Robert Testa, Assistant Superintendent, Vernon, CT
Sherri Turner, Superintendent of Schools, Litchfield, CT
Timothy Van Tasel, Superintendent, Hebron, CT
Michael Yamin, Superintendent, Region 16
Walter Willet, Superintendent, Tolland, CT


 Approximately 70 current CT superintendents are graduates of UConn’s Executive Leadership Program and many current district office leadership appointees are also ELP graduates.


2017 Outstanding School Superintendent, Neag School Alumni Awards

Editor’s Note: This story, written by Neag School's Shawn Kornegay, originally appeared on the Neag School’s website.

Alan Addley ’07 ELP, ’14 Ed.D.  Superintendent of Granby (Conn.) Public Schools

Alan Addley — NEAG-Awards-2017-selects-28 webAddleyAlan Addley received his Ed.D. from UConn’s Neag School of Education in 2014. Prior to this, Addley earned his Connecticut Intermediate Administrator Certification in 1997 and a Connecticut Superintendent certificate from the Executive Leadership Program in 2007, both from the Neag School. Addley received a bachelor of science degree in education and mathematics from the New University of Ulster in Northern Ireland in 1984 and a master of science degree in education from Western Connecticut State University in 1993.

His prior professional work experience includes working as the director of studies for Rumsey Hall Soccer School in Washington, Conn. overseeing academic life starting in 1988. In 1993, Addley served as the math department chair at the Gunnery School in Washington, Conn., and in 1994, became the acting math department chair at Wamogo Regional High School in Litchfield, Conn. He became vice principal of Watertown High School in 1996 and assistant principal in 1997 at Hazelwood Integrated College in Northern Ireland. In 1998, Addley returned to Connecticut and began working as assistant principal of Granby Memorial High School.

Addley became principal of Granby Memorial High in 2001, where he implemented a professional learning community model for school improvement that has resulted in a significant increase in student achievement and increased program opportunities for all students. He has served as superintendent of Granby (Conn.) Public Schools since 2008.

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