Local Collaborative Spotlight Videos

Spotlight on Jill Mahoney – Jill Mahoney, Executive Director of the Connecticut Partnership for Children of Naugatuck, shares how she helped a family in need and restored hope into their lives.

Spotlight on Mary Oster – Mary Oster, Early Childhood Coordinator for the City of Norwalk, talks about the child development tool the Ages & Stages Questionnaire, designed for both parents and teachers.

Spotlight on Lori Borysewicz – Lori Borysewicz, EdAdvance Coordinator of Plymouth Family Resource Center talks about their parent-led Keys for Kindness Program.

Spotlight on Tricia Godfrey – Tricia Godfrey, retired Coordinator of Hamden’s Partnership for Young Children talks about the parenting workshop that promotes social-emotional learning, Circle of Security.

Spotlight on Brianna Beckstrand – Brianna Beckstrand, Coordinator of Enfield KITE (Key Initiatives to Early Education) talks about their One Community Campaign that raised $30,000 for their local food pantries during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Spotlight on Christopher Badenhop – Christopher Badenhop, School Readiness Liaison for the City of New Britain tells the story of a struggling family in need of support, and how he was able to provide it.

Spotlight on Brittany Eckert – Brittany Eckert, Program Coordinator for Old Saybrook Youth & Family Services talks about their One Book, One Town initiative.