For Students

Whether you are a student running to be Connecticut’s Kid Governor or you are a student voting in the Statewide Election, you have a voice. Explore these resources to help you discover community issues that interest you, see how students like you have gotten involved in their communities, and find out how you can get involved and make a difference!

Student Action Resource Center

Visit the Student Action Resource Center to learn how you can make a difference in your community.

Meet the Candidates Exhibit

Students who run to become the next Connecticut’s Kid Governor have the opportunity to share their community issues and why they care about these issues in the Meet the Candidates Exhibit. You can explore this year’s Traveling Exhibit HERE.

Hall of Kid Governors

Learn about the current and previous Kid Governors in the Hall of Kid Governors.

Get Inspired: Watch Past Kid Governors & Cabinet Member Videos

The first five Kid Governors speak with Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz on the 5th Anniversary of the Kid Governor program.

2020 Cabinet Member Daisy Wimberly’s Video on Earth Day.

2017 CTKG Jessica is recognized as the ASPCA’s National Kid of the Year.

Cabinet Member Melody Valdes educates students about healthy eating.

2019 CTKG Ella Briggs appears on NBC’s “Little Big Shots”.

2016 CTKG Elena Tipton dedicates a Buddy Bench in East Hartford.

Cabinet Member Reilly Bard talks about her platform focused on helping children in foster care.

2018 CTKG Megan Kasperowski educates students about childhood cancer.

2020 CTKG Myra Stanfield educates students about how they can stand up for animals in need.

Share: Tell Us What You Are Doing to Make a Difference

With the help of a parent or teacher, let Connecticut’s Kid Governor know what you are doing to make a difference in your community! Send us your story by emailing and you may be featured on our website! In your email, consider including:

  • Your name, school, grade, and town.
  • What community issue you think is important and why.
  • What you have been doing to make a difference in your community.
  • A picture.