Edie Balkun


Occupation: Retired, Principal, Simsbury Public Schools from 2002-2014.

Schooling: Administrative Certification Program, 1988, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT

Experience: Central School, Pre-K-6, Principal, 2002-2014. Professional Educator, State of Connecticut, Intermediate Administrator and Supervision, 1988 (092), Pre-K-12  Certification in Special Education (001), Pre-K-8. Certification in Elementary Education (065). Berlin Public Schools, Mary E. Griswold School, K-5 Principal, 1991-2002, Litchfield Public Schools, Assistant Principal/Remedial Math Teacher, Intermediate School, Grades 5-8, 1990-1991, Center School, Grades K-4, 1988-1990, Simsbury Public Schools, Special Education Teacher, Grades 7-8, 1981-1988, Wheeler Clinic, Plainville, Educational Specialist, Grades Pre-K-3, 1975-1981

Goals: I am running for the Board of Education to serve the residents, families, and children in our community and work with elected officials and school personnel to promote student learning and good character in a collegial atmosphere where everyone contributes and is valued.