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.
National External Diploma Program (NEDP)
The NEDP Center provides technical assistance, portfolio reviews, and a variety of professional development trainings for Connecticut NEDP practitioners.
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.
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.
ConnECT: The Connecticut Educational Consortium for Technology
Join ConnECT, a free technology consortium that serves members through collaboration, research, professional development, and cost-saving initiatives.
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.
PowerSchool System Support
For districts currently using PowerSchool or converting from another student information system, CREC's highly-experienced PowerSchool support team has the skills and expertise to assist with everything from scheduling to reporting, and more.
Effective Instructional Strategies
Specialists provide on-site professional development programs, facilitate professional learning communities, analyze data, select appropriate strategies, and provide coaching support in classroom/planning sessions with teachers in order to support high-quality education.
Technology Professional Training and Certification
CREC's IT Academy offers training that allows school and district staff to become certified quickly in current technologies.
Connecticut Core Standards Workshops
Professional development workshops and coaching to assist districts with transitioning to the Connecticut Core Standards as the foundation for curriculum, assessment, rubrics, and instruction.
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.
Educator Effectiveness and Professional Learning
A model evaluation system aligned to the CT Guidelines for Educator Evaluation (core requirements), adopted by the Performance Evaluation Advisory Council, to inform implementation of teacher/administrator evaluation and support systems.
School System Therapies: OT/PT/SLP Services
School system occupational and physical therapy services available on a contractual basis. Schools within the CREC district can contract for therapy services on a short-term or long-term basis.
Transportation Safety Programs and Training
CREC offers safety programs for the training of drivers, dispatchers, and managers.