Glen Peterson, Oral history video interview for Sheff 25th anniversary (2014)
Glen Peterson, born in 1960, learned about the Sheff case as an elementary school principal in Litchfield County, Connecticut in 1997. Previously, he was involved in anti-racism teaching in Massachusetts. Beginning around 2003, he became a principal at the CREC-operated East Hartford-Glastonbury Magnet School, which he helped open to Hartford students. Currently, he works for the State of Connecticut as the Director of the Regional School Choice Office and the Sheff Office. He reflects on how some people are passively or actively against the Sheff initiative, though the percentage of Hartford minority students in integrated settings has dramatically increased over time.