CSSS Member Directory

Connecticut Department of Education Connecticut State Dept. of Education: Science Frameworks

CSSS Member Information:

Jeff Greig
Education Consultant
Connecticut Dept. of Education
165 Capitol Ave.
Hartford, CT 06145


Ronald P. Michaels
K-12 Science Consultant
Connecticut Dept. of Education
165 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106


Organizational Structure:
local control

State Education Demographics

  • Number of K-12 Students: 577,398

Standards Resources:  Curriculum and Instruction

Standards of Learning for Connecticut (Word)

State Science Assessment Information

  • Given at what grades: 5, 8, 10
  • Time of Year: March
  • Type of Assessment: Multiple Choice, Constructed Response, and Performance Assessment
  • First Operational Date: March 2008
  • Other information: Performance task is an extended, open-ended inquiry investigation related to a curriculum topic and completed during the school year.  State assessments include some questions that refer to the curriculum-embedded performance task to assess understandings about scientific inquiry.

Science Connecticut Mastery Test Handbook (pdf)

Other CSSS members from this state:

Associate Members

Elizabeth Buttner
Steve Weinberg

Affiliate Members

Kenneth Roy