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Al deCant
The Singing Principal

Award winning and critically acclaimed songwriter, storyteller and concert performer


Al deCant is a critically acclaimed concert performer and educator from Connecticut, who has entertained and educated thousands of young people through his programs of music and storytelling, Al’s music and character education theme, CARING KIDS, are being used in schools and classrooms throughout Connecticut. Parents, teachers and children immediately respond to the catchy tunes and lyrical wit of this veteran singer/songwriter/educator. Al’s original comic and soulful songs are enjoyed as much by adults as they are by children. 


Al deCant has been an educator for over 30 years and has served as an elementary school teacher, principal, and director of curriculum and instruction. He holds several advanced degrees in Elementary Education, Educational Media and Administration. He actively performs throughout New England for schools, libraries, hospitals, local fair, and fundraisers as well as private and corporate functions. He is a yearly presenter for the Connecticut Association for the Gifted – “Minds in Motion” and has presented workshops for the Early Childhood Development Council and the Southern Connecticut Library Council.



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