Matthew Salvestrini Named New Canaan Schools Director of Digital Learning

NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- New Canaan Schools Superintendent Bryan Luizzi recently announced that Matthew Salvestrini will become director of digital learning for the district on Aug. 21.

Matthew Salvestrini

Matthew Salvestrini

Salvestrini has served as principal at Gainfield Elementary School in Regional School District 15 the past six years. While at Gainfield, he implemented a program to upgrade the school’s instructional technology, resulting in the availability of SMART Boards, document cameras and iPads in all classrooms, according to a press release.

Salvestrini has served as an elementary school assistant principal in Brookfield and Darien and has taught at the elementary and high school levels.

He earned a bachelor's degree n English literature from Loyola College and a masters in teaching from Sacred Heart University. He also earned a UCAPP Educational Leadership Degree from the University of Connecticut.

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