Brenda Buzzi is a “townie” having lived in Higganum most of her life. Like her mother, Brenda attended the town schools. She graduated from Haddam-Killingworth High School in 1984. Her two daughters also graduated from HKHS also and are now both attending graduate school. Brenda has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology.
Brenda’s entire career has been working with children. She owned, directed, and was a teacher at her business in Higganum, The Children’s Garden Preschool for ten years. For the past six years she has been employed by RSD#17 as a substitute teacher and as a Special Education Para-educator. She has worked in every school in the district. Currently she works as a Case Coordinator with troubled youth.
Volunteerism: Former Sunday school teacher; various church leadership positions; Girl Scout Leader; PTO President; school/parent volunteer; and Mason Youth Corrections Facility Chaplin Intern. Current : Middlesex Hospice and Palliative Care on the Bereavement Team; Haddam Democrat Town Committee, Secretary; and Haddam Elderly Housing Committee, Vice President.
This unique candidate has firsthand experiences as a student, parent, volunteer, teacher and employee of RSD#17. Her enthusiasm and pride for children, the town and the school system makes her an outstanding choice to serve on the Board of Education.