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Join the EdAdvance Team

School Based Mental Health Professionals

EdAdvance is currently seeking to recruit and hire 15, diverse credentialed School Based Mental Health Professionals to provide school-based mental health services at participating schools. EdAdvance is pleased to share that we have been awarded a grant to increase school-based mental health services in 30, K-12 schools in Northwestern CT over the next five years.

30 schools serving students from grades Pre-K to 12 in 20 communities throughout the northwestern corner, including:

Barkhamsted Elementary

Bethlehem Elementary

Booth Free

Botelle Elementary

Colebrook Consolidated

Cornwall Consolidated

Explorations Charter School

Goshen Center

Mary P. Hinsdale

Housatonic Valley Regional High School

Kellogg Elementary

Kent Center

Litchfield Center

Litchfield Intermediate

Mitchell Elementary

James Morris

Nonnewaug High School

North Canaan Elementary

Northwestern  Regional High School

Northwestern Regional Middle School

Pearson School

Salisbury Central

Sharon Center

Shepaug Valley School

The Burnham School

Wamogo Regional High School

Wamogo Regional Middle School

Warren Elementary

Washington Primary

Woodbury Middle School

For more info, contact:

Abby Peklo

Director of Grants & Special Programs

860-567-0863 x1166


Why EdAdvance?

Who We Are

EdAdvance is a public nonprofit Regional Educational Service Center (RESC) created in 1966 under Connecticut General Statute 10-66a. Our mission is to promote the success of school districts and their communities. Collaboratively with them, we provide educational and related services. A continuing commitment to quality and excellence is our standard of performance.

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School Districts Served

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Students Served

What We Offer Employees 

EdAdvance values the benefits a diverse workforce brings to our students and community. We are committed to recruiting, supporting, mentoring, coaching and sustaining a highly motivated, diverse, dedicated, and enthusiastic staff. As an employee of EdAdvance, you can look forward to: 

  • A highly collaborative work environment

  • A high employee retention rate and recognition for years of service (at 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, and 30 years) Comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental Insurance (30+ hours/week)

  • Health & wellness programs

  • Reimbursement for Professional Development

  • Staff learning days

  • Agency-wide annual celebrations

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