CREC offers several COMPASS Workbooks starting at $18.
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“Demand for the training has grown as districts have come to see the COMPASS as an outstanding option for professional development for their paraprofessionals. CREC is always forward thinking in determining how to improve the services they provide to their customers. I am grateful to CREC for their leadership in developing quality professional development materials and look forward to our continued collaboration.”
Connecticut State Department of Education
Facilitation and Presentation Certification
Career Advancement/College Credit
Through a partnership with Charter Oak State College, CREC provides an online five-course program of study designed for aspiring or practicing paraeducators interested in obtaining college credit. Learning outcomes, based on the National Paraeducators Standards, include: behavior techniques, communication, legal issues, instructional strategies, and roles and responsibilities. Upon completion of the five three-credit courses, participants will receive a certificate from Charter Oak State College and may apply these credits toward other programs, including associate's or bachelor's degrees.
The following certificate programs are offered: