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.
A wide-range of management consulting and business advisory services for schools, town governments, public agencies, and other nonprofit organizations.
Speech and Language Services
Seven-course, online program of study for aspiring and/or practicing speech and language pathology assistants presented by CREC and Charter Oak State College.
The TLICC provides learning on current topics of instructional coaching, and the role coaches play with school leadership, reform, data and assessment, and the implementation of the new CT Core State Standards.
Audit and Program Assessment
Participants in this certification training will learn techniques for conducting program reviews, including the use of protocols for gathering data.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Universal Design for Learning Implementation Coaching
Providing school staff with a customized series of professional learning opportunities, professional coaching, facilitation, supports, resources, and the tools needed to assist districts throughout the UDL implementation process.
These professional development opportunities align with the CT School Leader Standards and focus on how leaders use critical reflection and analysis to create learning communities that embrace equitable opportunities and successful outcomes for all students.
In an effort to assist districts with the challenges of school security, CREC is offering security training and services. CREC's Director of Security is a retired State Police Lieutenant and can assist districts in various ways to ensure school security.