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.
Connecticut Adult Numeracy and Mathematics Institute
The Connecticut Adult Numeracy and Mathematics Institute (CANMI) offers professional development using the guidelines of the National Mathematics Advisory Panel (NMAP) for content, instructional strategies, and teacher preparation.
Connecticut Competency System (CCS)
The Connecticut Competency System (CCS) Training exploits the Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment Systems' (CASAS) focus on learner strengths, and the measurement of skill growth in an instructional setting.
English Language Acquisition for Adults
Adult ELL classes provide intermediate and advanced classroom instruction for participants seeking to develop English language skills in reading, writing, listening, and oral communication.
General Educational Development
The GED diploma is an excellent way for adults 17 and older to find their way to better paying jobs and higher education. This service provides classroom instruction and individualized tutoring sessions, equivalent to high school education, preparing students for the GED exam.
Integrated Education and Training
IBEST is a model that concurrently provides basic literacy education and occupational skills training to ABE/GED/ESL students. This integrated approach prepares students for various careers in industries where support skills are in demand or part of expected job requirements.
National External Diploma Program (NEDP)
The NEDP Center provides technical assistance, portfolio reviews, and a variety of professional development trainings for Connecticut NEDP practitioners.
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!
Resources and training for teaching ESL and citizenship, access to organizations/agencies that provide support for teachers, and resources to incorporate English language/civics content into adult ESL classrooms.
Workforce Education: Adult Ed at Work
The workplace provider user group, Adult Ed at Work, provides a forum for the exchange of issues, ideas and best practices. The group welcomes all adult education programs offering workforce education.
Workforce Training Solutions (WTS)
WTS offers high-quality, cost effective professional development and customized services to meet the unique needs of each client within the convenience of their workplace.