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Information about our State Association of Alternative Schools and Programs is available:

Connecticut Association of Alternative Schools and Programs

CAASP has been recognized by the Connecticut General Assembly in an Official Citation for efforts in bringing together a diverse membership of students and staff from around Connecticut for the purposes of networking ideas and sharing non-traditional methods of education with the goal of producing students that graduate high school and become productive members of society.

The Karen Smith Academy is a member of CAASP, Mark Hill serves as the Statewide Conference Coordinator.

Karen Smith Academy students may participate in any club, sport, or school-sanctioned activity at Southington High School. KSA has developed strong ties with the Southington Community in an effort to provide students with community service opportunities. Karen Smith Academy maintains a close partnership with the Southington YMCA which greatly benefits the KSA student population.