Staffing Solutions: Substitute Teachers, Paraeducators, Nurses, and Custodians
CREC's staffing specialists recruit, train, support, and manage substitute personnel to help districts with time and cost-saving.
Paraeducator Certificate Program
Online, five-course program of study, provided in conjunction with Charter Oak State College, designed for aspiring or practicing paraeducators interested in obtaining college credit.
CREC is now a testing site for the Educational Testing Service's (ETS) ParaPro Assessment. ETS developed the ParaPro Assessment as a way to satisfy the requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act. Register now!
The COMPASS: Helping Paraeducators Navigate the Profession
Nationally recognized, comprehensive, job-embedded professional development curriculum aligned with national paraeducator standards, with more than twenty modules such as School Climate, Instructional Strategies, Managing Behaviors, and Common Core Standards.
Speech-Language Pathology Assistant Certificate
Seven-course, online program of study for aspiring and/or practicing speech and language pathology assistants presented by CREC and Charter Oak State College.
The Blueprint: Building Powerful Special Education Practices
A training curriculum that provides a variety of products and services to help your organization maximize student educational benefit, emphasizing aligning well-developed IEPs to the Common Core State Standards, specially designed instruction, and inclusion.
Audit and Program Assessment
Participants in this certification training will learn techniques for conducting program reviews, including the use of protocols for gathering data.
Targeted Teacher Development Academy
Master educators and administrators provide a variety of professional learning opportunities including: small or large group training, professional teaching communities, book studies, job-embedded technical assistance, coaching/modeling, and self-paced study.
Polaris Clinical Day School
The Clinical Day School offers a solid foundation for the learning and support that teenagers in grades 6-12 with learning disabilities and/or significant social, emotional, mental health, and/or behavioral challenges deserve and require.
Academy for Life, Employment, and Purpose (LEAP)
LEAP offers structured support and guidance from caring adults to enable students success in job settings and with independent living skills. Students have (or nearly) finished grade 12, may have an intellectual disability, mental health diagnosis, or other challenges.
Paraeducator Professional Development
Five basic and 16 advanced PD modules available to schools and districts on topics such as roles and responsibilities, connecting instruction to Common Core State Standards, and school climate.
ATLAS has been designed to address not only the educational needs of a more fragile student, but also the social and emotional issues that may further hinder a student from reaching their full potential.
Connections offers students in grades 9-12 extra structure, support, and creative incentives to stay engaged in the learning environment and to promote positive goals for the future. Significant focus is placed on vocational training and experience.
River Street Autism Program - Birken Campus
Intensive Applied Behavior Analysis instruction for students with autism is available year-round.