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State Representative Michelle Cook Visits Foothills Adult Education Program
March 2nd, 2018
State Representative Michelle Cook (Torrington), visited Foothills Adult Education Citizenship and English as a Second Language classes at Vogel-Wetmore School in Torrington on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. Representative Cook spoke about her responsibilities as a representative to the audience of students and staff. The audience had the opportunity to ask questions about issues at the local, state, and national level. Specific question topics included housing, tolls, immigration, and the state budget. Students received advice on how to advocate for important issues and seek assistance from representatives.
Foothills Adult & Continuing Education is a state and locally funded program working with 17 school districts to deliver free mandated classes and fee-for-service enrichment classes to 30 towns in western Connecticut. For more information on the Foothills Adult and Continuing Education High School Opportunities, please visit www.edadvance.org.
State Representative Michelle Cook (2nd from right) with Foothills Adult Education staff at Vogel-Wetmore School.