School Counseling Services
Quality school counseling services through professional development and technical assistance from experienced school counselors.
Consultation Services: Complex Medical Conditions or Physical Limitations
On-site consultation services within the CREC region for students, 3 to 21 years of age, who have multiple disabilities and/or medical needs. Emphasis is placed on assisting schools with implementing new programs, improving existing ones, and promoting best practice.
This three-year program partners urban and suburban schools in grades 4, 5, and 6 to enhance student diversity, raise student awareness of diversity issues, and to increase student motivation and skills through the use of new and prior knowledge.
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.
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.
Helping new and experienced teachers gain a greater understanding of specific practices, and providing useful options for educators in need of skill development for professional improvement plans.
CREC provides districts with a series of webinars and the opportunity to collaborate on important issues related to identification and instruction of students with Dyslexia.
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.
Special Education Services
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.
Audit and Program Assessment
Participants in this certification training will learn techniques for conducting program reviews, including the use of protocols for gathering data.
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.
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.
Workshops, webinars, technical assistance, and coaching services are available to develop and advance co-teaching practices.
Student Consultation and Support
CREC experts conduct risk assessments, assess programs and services, and meet with students, parents, and staff to ensure program success and positive school climate.