Area Cooperative Educational Services (ACES) is pleased to announce the appointment of Claudette J. Beamon as Assistant Executive Director for Personnel & Special Services, effective September 12, 2013. Ms. Beamon has served as the ACES Director of Human Resources since joining ACES in 2002. In her new capacity, she will have oversight of ACES Human Resources, Extension Therapy Services, Behavior Services and Professional Development & School Improvement. Ms. Beamon began her career working for the Connecticut Department of Children and Families and later worked for the Connecticut Judicial System as a family relations counselor, mediating custody and visitation conflicts and property settlements. Ms. Beamon has also worked as a trained facilitator for the Anti-Defamation League and as a consultant for the Consultation Center in New Haven, assisting with their family violence program. She is a graduate of Southern Connecticut State University where she obtained Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Social Work and her 6th year degree in Educational Leadership. Prior to joining ACES, Ms. Beamon was employed by the North Haven Public Schools as a supervisor of social workers and school psychologists.
“The newly created position of Assistant Executive Director for Personnel & Special Services was borne out of an agency Central Office re-organization. I’m pleased to share that the ACES Governing Board unanimously approved the recommendation to create this position, and to appoint Claudette Beamon. The Board’s resounding endorsement to appoint Claudette Beamon to this position is testimony to Ms. Beamon’s unwavering commitment and dedication to ACES and to the children and districts we serve” shared ACES Executive Director Dr. Craig W. Edmondson.
“The trajectory of my life and work experiences led me to this place. I am humbled by the board’s confidence in my ability to take on this new role and I am very excited about helping to guide and lead this extraordinary organization”, states Beamon.
ACES, is a Regional Educational Service Center for the 25 school districts in South Central, Connecticut. ACES, with an operating budget of approximately 110 million dollars has over 900 employees, eight schools (magnet and special education) , several programs and offers a variety of services that include adult and vocational programs, inter-district programs, children and adolescent services, professional development and school improvement, behavioral services, occupational and physical therapy, early childhood, transportation and technology services. For additional information, visit www.aces.org.