Mark Benigni, Ed.D. , Superintendent of the Meriden Public Schools in CT, is committed to providing equity and expanding learning opportunities for all students. His innovative leadership and collaborative union management partnerships led to recognition by Edutopia's—Schools That Work and designation as an Education Week Leader to Learn From.
Barbara A. Haeffner is the Director of Curriculum and Instructional Technology in the Meriden Public Schools. Barbara has worked with staff and students to integrate mobile devices and digital content into the K-12 curriculum. She has taught at various levels and presented at state and national conferences.