Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of the Connecticut Council of Administrators of Special Education (ConnCASE) conducts all appropriate executive business, develops policies, advises on and approves the annual budget and assumes such other responsibilities as are appropriate.

The 2023 - 2024 ConnCASE Board of Directors:


Aimee Turner
Wallingford Public Schools

Past President/Legislative Chairperson:

Kathie Gabrielson
Stafford Public Schools


Nicole O'Connell
Naugatuck Public Schools


Shamim Patwa
Mansfield Public Schools


Patti Hess
Tolland Public Schools

RESC Representative:

Sarah Moon

Membership Chair:

Seamus Cullinan
Farmington Public Schools

Related Services Liaison:

Tom Brant
Amity Public Schools

CAPSEF Representative:

Karen Helene
Benhaven School


Related Services Liaison:

Joseph Lucibello
West Haven Public Schools

Region 1 Representatives:

Kevin Hollis
Wolcott Public Schools

Katherine Matz
Easton, Redding & Region 9

Region 2 Representatives:

Wendy Cote
Tolland Public Schools

Laura Zurell
Bozrah Public Schools

Region 3 Representatives:

Jenn Hoffmann
Hartford Pubilc Schools

Katie Krasula
Simsbury Public Schools

Region 4 Representatives:

Elizabeth Battaglia
Madison Public Schools
(Mentoring Chairperson)


Region 5 Representatives:

Jennifer Keane
Region 13 Public Schools

Mary Edo
Orange Public Schools

Meghan Pogonelski
Oxford Public Schools

Region 6 Representative:

Tracy Edwards
Weston Public Schools

Michael Rizzo
Westport Public Schools 
(Mentoring Committee)

State Department of Education Liaison:

Bryan Klimkiewicz
Special Education Bureau Chief
Connecticut State Department of Education

Executive Director:

Laurie Singer

SAC Representatiave:

Josh Martin
East Haddam Public Schools

CEC/CASE Liasion:

Yvette Goorevich

SERC Representatiave:

Stephen Proffitt

Association Executive:

Allyson Brunetti - ConnCASE
PO Box 1381
Glastonbury, CT 06033
Phone: (860) 548-1747

PO Box 1381
Glastonbury, CT 06033
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