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.
Community Based Group Homes
Providing residential programing in a community-based setting.
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.
A workbook providing a school-wide approach, with real-world examples and practical solutions, to implementing Response to Intervention.
Neurobehavioral Consultation Services
Neurobehavioral consultation services provided by medical consultants to the River Street School.
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.
Instructional Methods for Exceptional Learners
A variety of customized workshops to assist districts in developing and refining academic, social, and behavioral inclusion practices for PreK-12 and transition classrooms.
Therapeutic Crisis Intervention
Services include: initial training with physical interventions, initial training without physical interventions, refresher training, planning and assessment, and embedded support.
Assistive Technology (AT) Services
A variety of AT services for students with disabilities. The team consists of seasoned experts in the field of Assistive Technology including speech-language pathologists, assistive technology practitioners, and literacy specialists with expertise in AT.
Secondary Special Education Issues
Programs for students with disabilities teach independent management of everyday expectations through specially designed instruction and targeted, direct instruction.
Workshops, webinars, technical assistance, and coaching services are available to develop and advance co-teaching practices.
Developing and Implementing Secondary Transition Planning
Technical assistance and professional development for transition planning. CREC specialists work with staff to complete a transition plan that connects all annual goals, objectives, and activities.
Assistive Technology Consortium
Membership includes a package of services based upon district needs, four half-day workshops held at CREC, a quarterly AT newsletter written in partnership with the RESC Alliance, and access to CREC's AT lending library.
River Street Extended Day/Year Programs
Extended year (up to 240 days) and extended day (as late as 7:00 pm daily) programs available for students needing additional support and instruction.
Introduction to Disabilities: Training for All Staff
Education specialists provide training to staff and/or parents to raise awareness of disabilities that adversely affect educational performance.