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About: Dr. David Title

Dr. Title joins our Fairfield community with 32 years of experience in public education. After graduating from Dartmouth College, he began his career in education as a high school history teacher, and then vice principal. Dr. Title continued with his education by then attending Harvard where he received his doctorate. After Harvard, Dr. Title returned to Connecticut in 1990 and became the assistant superintendent in Waterford. Then, in 2002, Dr. Title became the superintendent in Bloomfield and stayed there until 2010.

Recent Posts by Dr. David Title

Weather (again)

Allow me to explain the thinking behind our decision-making on Tuesday’s weather.  There were three distinct time frames to make decisions, so let me take them one at a time.  The first decision is whether to open school on time.  We use the best information possible from a variety of forecasters. Between 5:00 am andContinue Reading

Today’s Weather

Decisions about whether or not to hold school are made with the best available information we have in hand.  On most mornings this means 5:30 am.  Today the forecast called for 2 to 4 inches of snow starting around 8:30 am and ending by about 3:00 pm.  We consult with the Department of Public Works,Continue Reading

JFK, LBJ and NCLB

You can trace No Child Left Behind and the Common Core to November 22, 1963. Fifty years ago today President John F. Kennedy was killed in Dallas, TX.  Vice President Lyndon Johnson succeeded to the presidency and almost immediately embarked on a series of reforms that came to be known as the “Great Society.”  BeforeContinue Reading

Warde vs. Ludlowe Athletics

I try to get to as many high school events as I can, especially the ones between the two high schools.  This year I set a goal to attend every Warde vs. Ludlowe athletic event.  So far, I’ve made them all, with two to go (tonight: girls volleyball and Thanksgiving Day: football).  The other fallContinue Reading

How Does ACA/Obamacare impact the school budget?

On the first day of the opening of the health care exchanges, it’s time for a primer on the impact of the Affordable Care Act/Obamacare on the school district’s finances.  ACA has already had an impact on the current year budget, will have an impact on next year’s budget and its influence will grow intoContinue Reading

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