Temporary Regional School Study (TRSSC)
Mission Statement of the
Adopted August 27, 2018
The Temporary Regional School Study Committee will examine all pertinent qualitative and quantitative data available in order to determine the feasibility of merging the Ansonia and Derby school districts in accordance with state statues 10-43 (a) (1) through 9. The result of this action will provide the most viable outcome for rigorous, diverse and relevant educational opportunities for the students of both towns while maintaining fiscal responsibility on behalf of the residents.
TRSSC Meeting Schedules
Request For Qualification
The Temporary Regional School Study Committee of the City of Ansonia and the City of Derby is requesting proposals from qualified professionals to provide educational consulting services for the completion of a comprehensive regional school study and the generation of a regional study report. The report must comply with the relevant state statutes and encompass the stated scope of services.
Ansonia and Derby are small school districts located in the Naugatuck Valley in New Haven County. Both of the cities’ legislative bodies have voted affirmatively to form a Temporary Regional School Study Committee (TRSSC) to study the advisability of forming a regional school district. Like many municipalities in the Naugatuck Valley region and across the State of Connecticut, Ansonia and Derby are experiencing declining student enrollment and corresponding increases in per pupil expenses.
The Office of Policy and Management (OPM), Comprehensive Planning and Intergovernmental Policy Division has awarded funds to the Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments (NVCOG) to assist the cities in conducting a school consolidation study under the Regional Performance Incentive Program, as provided in Section 3 of Public Act 18-169. The NVCOG shall act as fiduciary and contracting authority for this activity, which shall be directed by the TRSSC.