Assessment Data Collection and Analysis
CREC offers a wide range of support for analyzing assessment data, using a variety of technological platforms and data analysis techniques to help ground decision-making in evidence and data.
Office of School Transformation
Advanced support and professional development services for schools and districts in four research-based transformational areas: vision, instructional core, human capital, and infrastructure.
School Climate & Bullying
School climate refers to the quality and character of school life. This training provides support to school staff and builds capacity for the development and maintenance of a positive and respectful school climate.
The CT Welcoming Schools initiative aims to make parents feel more welcome, to celebrate the diversity of the school community, and set unique goals to improve how inviting the school appears to its community.
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.
Regional Resource Collaborative
The Regional Resource Collaborative harnesses the power of regional collaboration to reach common goals. Collaborative members gain access to a variety of resources to support common initiatives, grants, and other funding activities.
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.
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 leadership development institute for high school students that help them understand and appreciate the rich diversity in our communities, identify issues of bias and intolerance, and develop leadership skills that will enable them to create positive change.
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.
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.
Secondary Special Education Issues
Programs for students with disabilities teach independent management of everyday expectations through specially designed instruction and targeted, direct instruction.
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.
Mental Health Support and Services
Professional development training opportunities and school-specific technical assistance to help school leaders, faculty, and staff in understanding how to increase safety while enhancing social/emotional and academic achievement for all students.