Food Services Planning and Consultation Services
CREC has many years of experience in planning, coordinating, and operating efficiently-run foodservice operations in many sites in the Hartford region. Professional staff help districts through compliance, accountability, regulatory, and consultation services.
Social Justice and Equity in Education
CREC provides a comprehensive audit of social justice and equity audits within and across schools, districts, and educational organizations.
Van Transportation Services
Well-trained CREC van drivers, trained by a DMV certified safety instructor, are available to provide transportation in newer-model vans.
Transportation Consultation and Staff Brokering Services
CREC provides the administrative support for staff brokering and subcontracts the work to a school transportation company.
School System Therapies: OT/PT/SLP Services
School system occupational and physical therapy services available on a contractual basis. Schools within the CREC district can contract for therapy services on a short-term or long-term basis.
Working with districts to design and implement a regional transportation plan.
Homebound Instruction for Students with Low-Incidence Disabilities
Homebound instruction in a hospital or home setting within the CREC region for students, 3 to 21 years of age, who have multiple disabilities and/or medical needs.
Transportation and Fleet Management/Routing
CREC is available to manage all phases or specific areas of a district's transportation system.
Daily assessment, inspection and monitoring of construction activities to ensure that construction work is carried out according to standards and specifications and safety regulations demanded by the nature of school construction projects.
IPM: Integrated Classrooms for Students with Low-Incidence Disabilities
Classrooms within the CREC region for students, 3 to 21 years of age, who have multiple disabilities and/or medical needs. Staffed by a special education teacher, registered nurse, and paraprofessionals. Services include OT, PT, SLP, and music therapy.
Management and Construction Administration Services
These services include management and monitoring of construction activities, budget tracking and monitoring, financial reporting, and payment application review.
Competitively bid purchasing programs available to all schools, municipalities, and non-profits. The CT Consortium, PEPPM, and AEPA offer national purchasing power with the security of local support by a non-profit organization.
Consultation Services: Complex Medical Conditions or Physical Limitations
On-site consultation services within the CREC region for students, 3 to 21 years of age, who have multiple disabilities and/or medical needs. Emphasis is placed on assisting schools with implementing new programs, improving existing ones, and promoting best practice.
Through active involvement with board members, architect, engineers, construction manager these services focus on overseeing the entire project from conception through design, construction and closeout.
Successful projects begin with extensive planning and a solid project team. These services aim to ensure clients have the correct project team in place and projects are planned in accordance with industry best-practices.