Minority Teacher Recruitment
Through the RESC Minority Teacher Recruitment Program, the Institute of Teaching and Learning, in collaboration with the RESC Alliance, offers mentoring and financial assistance to youth and adults who are aspiring to become teachers.
Leadership & Organization
Services that focus on systemic planning for continuous improvement, the collection and analysis of data to measure achievement, and the communication of results to inform key stakeholders about current performance levels to maximize the opportunity for future learning.
Professional, trained bus monitors ensure the safety of students to and from school. Bus monitors available to districts for special accommodations.
Webinars, professional development, and peer education programs about topics affecting students' well-being.
Cochlear Implant Services
Cochlear Implant Services provide students with hearing loss who have cochlear implants support they might need in using their technology. This can include cochlear implant mapping, consultation, school workshops, FM recommendations/repair, and aural habilitation.
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.
Educator Effectiveness and Professional Learning
A model evaluation system aligned to the CT Guidelines for Educator Evaluation (core requirements), adopted by the Performance Evaluation Advisory Council, to inform implementation of teacher/administrator evaluation and support systems.
Extended School Year Summer Assistive Technology Service (ESY AST)
Summer Assistive Technology Service includes audiological support and use of the student's FM system during the summer months.
Van Transportation Services
Well-trained CREC van drivers, trained by a DMV certified safety instructor, are available to provide transportation in newer-model vans.
Post-Secondary Auditory Technology Service (PATS)
Providing post-secondary students who have hearing loss with appropriate auditory access to the curriculum through educational and audiological/technical support.
Educational Audiological Support Services
Audiological Support Services provides educational audiology and technical support to meet the needs of students with hearing loss with and without personal amplification, as well as students with an auditory processing disorder.
Employee Assistance Program
Aids district and town employees experiencing personal problems. This counseling and referral service serves district and town employees and their families who are experiencing individual or family difficulties.
Maximizing Medicaid Reimbursement Revenue
Partnership between CREC and CompuClaim provides support and expertise to ensure that CT school districts maximize their Medicaid revenue and comply with Medicaid requirements.
Consulting Teacher Service
The Consulting Teacher Service provides specialized educational support to school districts for students with hearing loss who are using spoken language to communicate and to learn. Support is tailored to the student and can consist of direct service and/or consultation.
Energize Connecticut Center
An interactive facility that serves as a resource for promoting energy efficiency, featuring seminars, special events, and student tours - all geared toward teaching residents how to use energy wisely while keeping an eye on the environment.