CRT Virtual Panel Discussion

Critical Race Theory Event

The Greater New Haven NAACP is hosting a

Virtual Panel Discussion (*below please see the UPDATED webinar link)


What it is – What it is NOT…

Tuesday, December 7th, 7pm



1. Retired Judge Angela Robinson (Quinnipiac School of Law)

  1. ProfessorNadiyah Humber (UConn School of Law)
  2. State RepresentativeBobby Gibson (CT State House of Representatives)
  3. Ingrid Canady, Executive Director of the State Education Resource Center (SERC)

Moderator:      Dr. Benjamin Foster, Jr., Adjunct Professor of African American History at Central Connecticut State University


Topic: Critical Race Theory Panel
*Time: Dec 7, 2021, 7pm,  Join Zoom Meeting

*Please click the link below to join the webinar:
Or One tap mobile :
US: +1-312-626-6799

Yale New Haven Hiring Initiative

FYI: Please join ConnCAT, Elm City Communities, The Greater New Haven NAACP, and the Urban League of Southern Connecticut in a Collaborative Community Conversation featuring Yale’s New Haven Hiring Initiative Team. During this presentation, virtual attendees will learn about Yale’s application process, employment pipelines, and frequently filled positions!
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

New Haven Scholarship Fund Application Deadline Extended


Application Deadline has been extended to April 23, 2021


To be eligible to receive the NHSF scholarship, a student must:

1)  demonstrate academic potential (no GPA requirement)

2)  demonstrate family financial need -family income ceiling of $72,000 (extenuating family situations considered)

3)  be a New Haven resident

4) have attended a New Haven public high school, Eli  Whitney, Common Ground,  Highville or Amistad, since the beginning of senior year.

The student : 

     1. must complete the NHSF application;

     2. may then be asked to participate in an

         interview with a Director of the NHSF;

     3. and if selected, must attend the NHSF

         Award Ceremony in June to receive your award.*


1. A pdf copy of your high school transcript (ask your

   Guidance Counselor to email this to you.)

2. A pdf of the first 2 pages of your parent(s) 2019 1040 tax.

    If your parent(s) do not file, complete the "Alternative

    Income Verification Form"  

3. A pdf copy of your SAT scores    This website clearly

    shows how to get it:

    NOTE: If your college applications did not require the SAT,

              you don't have to submit scores.

TIP: There are free phone apps that scan and create pdfs

         If you have an iphone, google how to scan using Notes.

*COVID-19 NOTE: We may be conducting interviews over the phone this spring and be unable to hold an award ceremony.

​For the full site's information, please click this link:


Fair Haven High School – Principal position OPEN

Dear New Haven Public Schools Community,

I thought you would be interested in an employment opportunity at New Haven Public Schools. The position is Principal - 2021-22 SY at Fair Haven School. Please click the link below for more information about this vacancy.

JOB TITLE:  Principal

REPORTS TO: Assistant Superintendent for Instructional Leadership

The principal will support the management structure that facilitates and welcomes the active participation of the entire school community. Working to ensure excellent outcomes for all students the ideal candidate will possess strong and collaborative leadership skills. Essential to the success in this role the principal will lead with an honest, transparent, and inclusive style that supports every student. Emphasis will be placed on following attributes:

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to value input from all stakeholders.
  • Proven track record in providing strong instructional leadership.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully lead and interact with all district school partners.
  • Knowledge of and experience with the benefits and challenges of schools.
  • Confident, accessible, and dedicated to inspiring excellence in others.
  • Demonstrated experience managing talent, overseeing organizational systems, and engaging families and community partners for equity and excellence.


  • Directs the overall management of the school including academic, co-curricular, and support programs through coordination of the administrative staff and Instructional Leaders, with accountability to Central Office administration, particularly to the Superintendent of Schools.
  • Directs long range planning processes that identify needs, implement appropriate plans, and assess results in order to develop a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Coordinates and completes all budgets within the school.  Prepares and submits the final budgetary request for the building, including projection of staffing needs, and monitors the expenditure of all funds.
  • Develops programs and activities that enhance communication and encourage meaningful involvement by staff, students, parents, and the community in the affairs of the school.
  • Evaluates selected teachers in compliance with the New Haven Public Schools Teacher Evaluation.
  • Makes final decisions on all staffing recommendations within the school.
  • Supervises and evaluates all full-time administrative staff assigned to the building.
  • Develop programs to orient staff to the school, as well as to specific required skills in instructional methodologies and school procedures.
  • Recommends termination of employees when necessary, assembling appropriate substantiating information, and arranging any necessary conferences and hearings.
  • Supervises departments by working closely with instructional leaders on curriculum, schedules, budget, teaching assignments, and all issues related to departmental management.
  • Attends Board of Education meetings and participates as requested by the Superintendent.
  • Keeps informed on current trends, practices, and research in education by advanced study, visiting school systems elsewhere, attending conferences, and other appropriate means.
  • Establishes and maintains favorable relationships with students, parents, and community groups to foster understanding and solicit support for overall objectives and programs.
  • In consultation with the Superintendent, establishes annual action goals on a clearly defined priority basis, prepares strategies for achieving those goals, and develops criteria for evaluating the accomplishments of the established goals.
  • Accepts additional assignments in the role of principal as directed by the Superintendent of Schools.


Candidates should possess a Master’s Degree and at least seven (7) years of successful experience in a leadership position in a school system, including significant experience in education. Candidates should also be able to provide evidence of successful experience that demonstrates:

  • The Intermediate Administrator or Supervisor Certification (092); either already holding that certification, or hold a comparable certification with the ability to secure the appropriate Connecticut certification.
  • At least 7 years of experience in education, reflecting successful teaching, and successful school or program leadership, preferably in an urban district.
  • Demonstrated achievement as an educational leader, including specific evidence of improvement in student learning as a result of the candidate’s leadership.
  • Effective management and leadership of adults, including in coaching, evaluation, and team-building among a variety of stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of pedagogical models and strategies to improve instructional delivery; ability to design, deliver, and support high quality professional learning for teachers and staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally and cross-organizationally to accomplish integrated projects.
  • Outstanding problem-solving and policy design skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to get along with a diverse group of co-workers and other stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in oral and written communication.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  Established by the Board of Education

SALARY GROUP:  Principal (12 months) Local 18 (SAA)

EVALUATION: Performance evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board of Education’s policy on evaluation of administrative/supervisory personnel.

  • All candidates must upload requested documents, including:  cover letter, current resume, all college/university transcripts, and three (3) letters of professional reference that were prepared within the last three years.
  • For internal candidates, one of the three letters of reference is required to be from your current Principal and/or Assistant Superintendent.

April 1st: COVID vaccination pop-up clinic at Immanuel Baptist Church

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Yale New Haven is partnering with Immanuel Baptist Church on Chapel and Day Street to conduct a COVID-19 vaccination clinic., and the goal is to make the vaccination as accessible as possible to residents in the neighborhood.

Location:      Immanuel Baptist Church, 1324 Chapel Street (at the corner of Chapel and Day Streets)

                        Parking lot on Day Street

                        CT Transit busses stop nearby

Date:              Thursday, April 1st

Time:             9:00 am – 1:00 pm

  • The vaccine is offered at no cost
  • You can get vaccinated if you are 45 years old or older
  • An appointment is necessary; see the attached flyer for information.  Please note:  You can make an appointment by phone in your preferred language.

Below are videos were made by Yale School of Public Health (YSPH) and  Enrique Sánchez-Rivera (Augmented Island Studios) crafted to share information on the vaccine: