EdAdvance is one of Connecticut's six Regional Educational Service Centers (RESCs). Our mission as the RESC in western Connecticut 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.

EdAdvance was established under Connecticut Statute 10-66, a-m, and is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of members from local Boards of Education.

Administrative Services


                                     Jeffrey Kitching, EdD                                      Jonathan P. Costa, Sr.

                                       Executive Director                                     Assistant Executive Director

                 Mary Bevan, MPH                                      Richard Carmelich, III                          Rob Parenti
 Director of Program & Grants Development             Chief Operations Officer        Director of Special Education Svcs.