Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents (CAPSS) Names Dr. Elizabeth Feser Superintendent of the Year

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Superintendent of Milford Public Schools Honored at CABE/CAPSS Convention

The Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents (CAPSS), a statewide nonprofit educational administration organization which represents public school superintendents, assistant superintendents and other educational leaders across the state, is pleased to announce that Dr. Elizabeth Feser, the Superintendent of the Milford Public Schools, has been named Superintendent of the Year for 2015.

“For a number of years, Dr. Feser has exemplified the integrity, knowledge, vision, collaboration communication skills, work ethic, human goodness and passion for the welfare of children that are hallmarks for very effective superintendents of schools. Her leadership of a school system, therefore, is a model for how Superintendents can and should lead,” Joseph Cirasuolo, Executive Director of the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents (CAPSS), said. “We are pleased to bestow the honor of Superintendent of the Year upon Dr. Feser and look forward to continuing our work with her as she leads the Milford Public Schools.”

Prior to joining The Milford Public Schools as Superintendent in April, 2011, Dr. Feser served nine years as the Superintendent of the Windsor CT Public Schools. She was also the former Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction in the New Canaan CT Public Schools.

In reaction to her selection, Dr. Feser said, “I am both humbled and honored to have been selected as the CAPPS Superintendent of the Year. I have dedicated much of my life in service to children, which I consider a privilege. As an educational leader I have to thank countless students, parents, teachers, colleagues, and mentors who have supported and taught me throughout my career.”

In 2005, Dr. Feser received the Windsor Bridge Builders Award and in 1993, she was honored by the CT Council for Exceptional Children. In addition, she is the recipient of the Women’s History Project Award in Danbury CT and was honored by the United Way in Danbury for her leadership in the United Way campaign.

Dr. Feser has published a number of articles and has been recognized many times for community leadership in Windsor and Milford.

Dr. Feser holds an Ed.D. from Columbia University, two Masters Degrees in Education, one from Columbia University and another one from Boston College, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from St. Xavier College.

About The Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents:
The Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents (CAPSS), based in West Hartford, CT, has been the voice of superintendents of schools in Connecticut for 106 years. The mission of the CAPSS is to lead the continuous improvement of public education for all students by advocating public policy for children and by developing and supporting executive school leaders. To learn more, visit

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