Welcome to the Official Website of Connecticut’s Kid Governor®

Meet 2019 Connecticut’s
Kid Governor Ella!


On January 18, 2019, Ella Briggs of East Hampton was sworn in as the 4th Connecticut’s Kid Governor. Ella was elected during the 2018 Statewide Election based on her Pride·Hope·Love platform. Ella attends the CREC Ana Grace Academy of the Arts Elementary Magnet School in Avon. Learn more about CTKG Ella here.

Inauguration Day 2019

Weren’t able to to watch Inauguration Day 2019 live? You can watch the full ceremony on demand here.

Take a look at pictures from that day on our Facebook page.

Stronger Than Cancer: Video Series

2018 Connecticut’s Kid Governor Megan Kasperowski spent her term working on her Stronger Than Cancer: Lifting Spirits & Changing Lives platform. As a part of her platform, Megan wanted to create videos of interviews with people who have or have had cancer. This platform point has turned into the Stronger Than Cancer video series. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to be notified when each video in the series is published.

Watch Part 1: What is Cancer?

Meet the Candidates: Traveling Exhibit 2019

The Meet the Candidates Traveling Exhibit is back for the 2018-19 school year! For a second year, we’ve created this traveling exhibit to highlight the students who ran for Connecticut’s Kid Governor during the 2018 Statewide Election. You can bring this exhibit to your school to inspire students of all ages in your school to be active and engaged citizens.

Learn more about the traveling exhibit here.

The Meet the Candidates Exhibit is on display at Connecticut’s Old State House in Hartford from January to December 2019.

Connecticut’s Kid Governor® is a national award-winning statewide civics program created by the Connecticut Democracy Center (CTDC), formerly the Connecticut Public Affairs Network (CPAN). Connecticut’s Kid Governor is presented with support from the Connecticut Council for the Social Studies.