DCF Education Specialist
The Department of Children and Families has 29 offices across the state. There are 5 Regional Education Specialist, one in each region. Each Area Office also has a Lead Agency Education Coordinator. The role of the Education Specialist was created in 2020 and is a resource for DCF offices, foster and adoptive families, to help support and navigate the educational system for youth. The role of the Education Specialist is to provide case consultation and support and training to enhance the Department’s goals of educational stability and success for all elementary and secondary school-age children involved with DCF.