Publications and Presentations


McWeeney, D.M. (2018, April 18). There are solutions for increasing state revenue to help K-16 public education funding.
New Haven Register.

McWeeney, D. M. (2018, March 27). Regents really for “money first,” not “students first.” Republican American. A06.

McWeeney, D. M. (2018, February 22). College students must demand respect through more civil speechConnecticut Mirror. Online.

McWeeney, D. M. (2017, November 15). Lessons of U.S. mass shootingsSouthern News. A04.

McWeeney, D. M. (2017, July 14). Writer didn’t intend to disparage principals, teachers. Republican American. A06.

McWeeney, D. M. (2017, March 25). Furlough days for state teachers are an injusticeRepublican American. A06.

McWeeney, D. M. (2017, February 28). The harsh reality of standardized testing. Southern News. A04.

McWeeney, D. M. (2016, October 13). Opting out of testing in Connecticut – Now a civic duty. Connecticut Mirror. Online.

McWeeney, D. M. (2016, September 21). Teachers skill and commitment, not color, key to success. Hartford Courant. A014.

McWeeney, D. M. (2015, January 25). Sports commentator offends marching band kids everywhere with tweet. Southern News. A04.

McWeeney, D. M. (2014, September 1). Male teachers needed in primary grades. [repost of the July 22, 2014, Fresh Talk article
in The Hartford Courant]. MenTeach. Online.

McWeeney, D. M. (2014, July 22). Male teachers needed in primary grades. Hartford Courant. A014.




Sharma, B. (2018, January 25). Why reservation in education (para. 7). The Rising Nepal.

Howard, Jacqueline. (2016, October 14). Students prefer diverse teachers, study says (para. 23). CNN Health.

Wong, Alia. (2015, November 19). Let women teach (para. 12). The Atlantic.




Yale Concert Band, Jack Stamp, and Drew McWeeney. (2018, May 6). Sounds of Winds, Yale University, New Haven CT, 2017.

The Drew McWeeney Dectet and Ron Carter. (2017, November 2). It Takes Two (Single). The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield CT, March
17, 2017.

The Drew McWeeney Dectet and Marty Morell. (2017, April 23). If I Try (Single). Live at Simsbury Meadows, Simsbury
Meadows Performing Arts Center, Simsbury CT, August 26, 2016.

Michael Philip Mossman and The Drew McWeeney Dectet. (2016, December 3). An Ethnic Evening for Jerry Springer.
Jerry Springer telethon, Stamford CT, 2016.

Ives Festival Orchestra and Drew McWeeney. (2016, August 29). Live at Ives Concert Park, Western Connecticut State University, Danbury
CT, Summer Concert Series, 2016.

Plymouth State University Choir and Drew McWeeney. (2016, March 16). Betelehemu (Single). Silver Center for the Performing
Arts, Plymouth State University, Plymouth NH, 2015.

The Drew McWeeney Dectet. (2015, January 7). The Big Band Life, Vol. 1.

The Drew McWeeney Dectet. (2015, August 1). The Big Band Life, Vol. 2.

William Boughton Orchestra and Drew McWeeney. (2014, March 5). Orchestra Sounds.




Madison, J., McWeeney, D. M., Werblow, J., & Villani, C. (2018, April 13). How the state budget affects K-16 education. Presented
at the Faculty Advisory Committee to the Board of Regents for the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities Fourth Annual Conference on Shared Governance and Student Success. New Haven, CT.

McWeeney, D. M. (2017, May 2). Difficult dialogues and the first amendment: Creating open space classrooms for K-12 students.
Presented at Regional New Teacher Conference, Connecticut Education Association, Southbury CT.

McWeeney, D. M. (2016, November 12). Teaching critical thinking in K-12 classrooms: Methods and strategies for curriculum
designing, teaching and learning
. Presented at Next Generation of Teachers Conference, Connecticut Education Association, Meriden

McWeeney, D. M. (2015, November 14). Music in K-12 classrooms for lifelong arts appreciation.
Presented at Teachers Conference for Pre-Service Teachers, Connecticut Education Association, Meriden CT.

McWeeney, D. M. (2014, November 8). More male teachers in pre-service, primary and elementary classrooms: Expanding our
vision and understanding
. Presented at Annual Conference and Colloquium Series, Connecticut Education Association, East Hartford




Stewart, C. (Photographer). (2018, May 12). Markley wins endorsement, but will face primary [digital image].
Mashantucket CT: CT News Junkie.

Bresnahan, V. (2018, January 24). Humans of SCSU: Drew McWeeney. Southern News. A04.

Lamson, J. (2017, November 17). University band honors veterans with performanceSouthern News. A08.

LaBella, J. (2017, November 15). Research grants offer undergrads to study what they wantSouthern News. A02.

Valenti, S. (Photographer). (2016, July 19). Woodtick recreation summer swim classes [digital image]. Waterbury CT: Republican American.

Korponai, T. (2016, April 23). Student recital features percussion. Southern News. A04.

Douty, D. (Photographer). (2015, July 8). Teach them early [digital image]. Waterbury CT: Republican American.