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.
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.
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.
Mental Health and Creating Safer Schools
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.
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.
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.
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.
Practice Case Studies for the Connecticut Administrator Test
A critical resource for candidates studying school leadership who want to obtain their CT 092 intermediate certification and need to pass the Connecticut Administrator Test
Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
Framework for designing curricula and learning environments that allow all students to reach the same high goals by reducing barriers and providing rich supports for learning.