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Jahana Hayes' Biography


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108 Bank Street
2nd Floor
Waterbury, CT 06702

1415 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Full Name:

Jahana Hayes




Husband: Milford; 4 Children

Birth Date:


Birth Place:

Waterbury, CT

Home City:

Wolcott, CT



Certified, Administrative Endorsement, State of Connecticut Intermediate Administration or Supervision, 2015-present

Sixth-Year Degree, Educational Administration and Supervision, University of Bridgeport, 2013-2014

MA, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Saint Joseph, 2010-2012

Bachelor's, Southern Connecticut State University, 2003-2005

AA, Liberal Arts and Sciences; General Studies and Humanities, Naugatuck Valley Community College, 2000-2002

Representative, United States House of Representatives, Connecticut, District 5, 2019-present

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, Connecticut, District 5, 2020

Talent and Professional Development Supervisor, Waterbury Public Schools, 2017-present

Former Social Studies Teacher, John F. Kennedy High School

Former Teacher, Southbury Training School

History Teacher, Waterbury Public Schools, 2006-2017

History Teacher, James Hillhouse High School, 2004-2006

Member, National Education Association, present

Co-Advisor, Helping Out People Everywhere (HOPE) Club

Former Chair, John F. Kennedy High School School of Academic Renown Review Board

Former Member, Service Employees International Union 1199


2016 National Teacher of the Year Award, United States Department of Education