January 2005 ConnCAN launches

2005 Alex Johnston hires the founding team and leads the organization as its first executive director

January 2007 ConnCAN announces its first policy agenda “Great Schools for All”

2007-2010 ConnCAN leads a series of successful advocacy campaigns securing a dozen major policy victories

January 2011 Founding ConnCAN team member Marc Porter Magee launches 50CAN to bring the pioneering CAN model to new states

2012 Jennifer Alexander leads ConnCAN into a new era as its CEO

2013-2017 ConnCAN emerges as the leader of broad coalition for reform, securing major policy wins for kids

March 2018 ConnCAN joins the 50CAN network

September 2018 Subira Gordon becomes ConnCAN’s new leader—and charts a course to the future of education