Career and Technical Education
Take advantage of this professional development designed for CTE teachers and administrators on current topics in education such as teacher evaluation, Connecticut Core Standards, career pathways and technology. Workshops and conferences also focus on CTE subject areas.
Assessment Management Services
Staff work with educators to develop a framework for the collection and analysis of data through a variety of methods.
Teacher Education and Mentoring program (TEAM)
Mentors support new teachers through five modules over a 2-year period. The modules focus on classroom environment, planning, instruction, assessment for learning, and professional responsibility. Each module is aligned with a domain of the updated Common Core.
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.
Montessori Training Center Northeast
Using Dr. Maria Montessori's theories of teaching and education, students are awarded internationally recognized AMI diplomas upon completion.
Online and Blended Course Design for Flipping the Classroom
Offer anytime, anywhere access to learners online, and receive support for face-to-face learning with rich digital resources.
The Student Success Plan (SSP) is an individualized, student-driven plan that is developed to address every student's needs and interests, including helping them to stay connected to school and achieve postsecondary educational and career goals.
Teacher quality is one of the most significant contributors to student learning and achievement. The blended solutions theory of support is based on effective professional development, and focuses on the teaching and learning of specific academic content.
Specialized Literacy Services
Students with special needs may require programs that provide a multisensory approach to reading and writing. CREC provides a number of options customized to the needs of the students or school.
Common Core Standards for Pupil Services Staff
An in-depth examination of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), connecting them to the role of Pupil Services staff members.
CREC provides districts with a series of webinars and the opportunity to collaborate on important issues related to identification and instruction of students with Dyslexia.
Advanced Alternate Route to Certification for Special Education (AARC)
An exciting and innovative 14-month competency-based course of study approved by the Connecticut State Department of Education for certified teachers to earn a cross-endorsement in Comprehensive Special Education.
Collaboration and Specially Designed Instruction for Special Educators
Customized workshops, technical assistance, and coaching sessions designed to meet new professional development requirements, focusing on methods for implementing IEPs through the development of specially designed instruction.
The TLICC provides learning on current topics of instructional coaching, and the role coaches play with school leadership, reform, data and assessment, and the implementation of the new CT Core State Standards.
Therapeutic Crisis Intervention
Services include: initial training with physical interventions, initial training without physical interventions, refresher training, planning and assessment, and embedded support.