“AFT Connecticut is incredibly proud of Newtown Middle School teacher Ron Chivinski for representing the educators and support personnel whose lives were lost at Sandy Hook School in December 2012. For more than two years he has been a tireless advocate for the policies and tools needed to prevent similar workplace tragedies from occurring in the future.
“We are grateful for his service on the commission and his commitment to helping protect public safety, particularly in our schools.”
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AFT Connecticut represents more than 29,000 professionals across the state, including PreK-12 teachers, paraeducators and education support personnel in 29 local and regional school districts. Follow the union on Twitter at @AFTCT and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/aftct.