Software and Application Hosting
Host an educational software system with CREC to appreciate cost savings, free up internal support resources, and take advantage of CREC's state-of-the-art Data Center.
CREC staff in the Division of Data Analysis, Research and Technology can deploy, train, host, and provide support for systems including PowerSchool, School Messenger, Munis, ProTraxx, Performance Tracker, and Naviance.
Business and Financial Services
School districts are working with fewer resources, yet there are greater expectations bring placed on them. CREC can assist districts in planning, monitoring, and managing financial affairs to reduce workload and personnel needs.
Find ways to maximize technology investments - instructional, human, and capital - through CREC's exhaustive audit service.
Desktop Computer and Server Support
Maximize investments in technology and appreciate real cost savings by leveraging CREC's team of desktop and server experts.
Technology Policy and Practice Development
To stay current with instructional best practices and in compliance with recent legislative changes, consider a policy audit from CREC's school and technology professionals.
Technology Professional Training and Certification
CREC's IT Academy offers training that allows school and district staff to become certified quickly in current technologies.
Food Services Planning and Consultation Services
CREC has many years of experience in planning, coordinating, and operating efficiently-run foodservice operations in many sites in the Hartford region. Professional staff help districts through compliance, accountability, regulatory, and consultation services.
An energy efficiency and clean energy educational program designed to facilitate students' understanding of the science, math, and technology related to energy efficiency, clean energy sources, and electricity.
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.
Daily assessment, inspection and monitoring of construction activities to ensure that construction work is carried out according to standards and specifications and safety regulations demanded by the nature of school construction projects.
Grant Writing, Research, and Funding Procurement
Offering school districts and nonprofit organizations a variety of grant writing and research services, including: evaluating federal, state, and privately funded grants; fundraising assessment; and grant administration.
Competitively bid purchasing programs available to all schools, municipalities, and non-profits. The CT Consortium, PEPPM, and AEPA offer national purchasing power with the security of local support by a non-profit organization.
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.
Management and Construction Administration Services
These services include management and monitoring of construction activities, budget tracking and monitoring, financial reporting, and payment application review.