Area Cooperative Educational Services (ACES)
Regional Educational Service Center for the 26 school districts in South Central Connecticut

Comer School Development Program
Helps create a just and fair society in which all children have the educational and personal opportunities that will allow them to become successful and satisfied participants in family and civic life

Connecticut Educators Computer Association
A nonprofit organization of professionals interested in promoting the use of technology throughout schools in Connecticut

D.E.S.T.I.N.E.D. to Succeed
A nonprofit organization who mission is:

  • to enrich the lives of young people and families in Hamden, Connecticut through affordable, creative, quality program opportunities;
  • to increase proficiency in academic areas through extra-curricular activities; and
  • to engage families in their children’s education.

Diane W. Frankenstein
The author of the award winning book “Reading Together: Everything You Need to Know to Raise a Child Who Loves to Read. Read a Book, Ask a Question, Start a Conversation”

East Rock Global Magnet School
East Rock Magnet School is a K-8 school located in New Haven, CT, with its major emphasis being technology and global studies.

Educational Business Alliance
Acts as a catalyst for forging collaborations across organizations and as a forum for exchanging and disseminating information and resources related to business involvement.

Fair Haven School Library Media Center
The mission of the Library Media Center is to teach students to be effective users of information, to encourage and prepare students to be life long learners and to stimulate a love of reading.

Gateway Community College
This community-based, two year college offers over 70 academic programs or program options that lead to associate degrees in arts, science, nursing, allied health, job placement, and certification.


In CfAL’s early years, provided crucial grant winning services that permitted our organization to receive financial support needed to sustain our technology programs.  We are proud of this full-service consulting firm, and the personal contact we have with its caring and compassionate CEO, Heather Denkmire. The following is a quote from Heather:

“Grant winning is much more than locating sources of funds. The winning comes after very thorough program planning, research, and strategic efforts to identify strong funding partners”. If you are in need of winning services, click on the link above.

GuideStar, the national database of U.S. charitable organizations, gathers and distributes data on more than 850,000 IRS-recognized nonprofits.

Hartford Parent University

Who We Are

We are dedicated parents / partners who believe when parents have access to the knowledge and tools they need to effectively support their children’s education their children will be successful throughout their education and in life. As a result, parents will become engaged and intentional in expecting and supporting quality education for their children in ways that result in improved student outcomes and school improvement.

What Are Our Goals?

The goal of the Hartford Parent University is to increase parent involvement in the schools and empower parents to raise children who are successful in school and in life. The objectives of the Hartford Parent University are to: increase the capacity of families to actively and effectively support their children’s education; positively impact school improvement; and improve the quality of life in Hartford’s communities.

Develops strengths and talents of young leaders who create and implement year-round, community-based programming designed to achieve positive academic and social outcomes for children (ages 7-14) living in high poverty urban neighborhoods

Literacy Coalition of Greater New Haven
The mission of the Greater New Haven Literacy Coalition is to promote literacy and networking opportunities throughout the region.

Meriden Meriden Child First

We are a proud supporter of the Meriden Family Zone initiative. The Meriden Family Zone was launched by Meriden Children First in early 2010 to target a lower-income Meriden neighborhood to improve health, early learning and self-sufficiency outcomes for young children.

New Haven Family Alliance
Improves the quality of life for all families in New Haven. NHFA empowers families to become self-reliant by providing a comprehensive service delivery system, and provides services and resources to foster the development of healthy families

New Haven Public Schools
Provides all students with learning opportunities designed to meet their academic and social needs.

Reach Out and Read Resource Center
Reach Out and Read proudly offers a wide variety of helpful early literacy resources to both parents and medical providers.

Screen Mentor, Inc.
Creator and developer of intelligent educational software.

Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
An educational partnership between Yale University and the New Haven Public Schools designed to strengthen teaching and learning in local schools and, by example, in schools across the country.