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Senator Blumenthal Visits CREC Soundbridge to Highlight Importance of Hearing Loss Early Detection and Intervention Program

U. S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn. , visited CREC Soundbridge, a program that provides audiological and educational services to more than 900 children throughout Connecticut, Wednesday to highlight why Congress needs to reauthorize the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Act. “Early detection of hearing loss and early intervention are

East Haven Teacher Uses eesmarts Lessons in His Classroom

When a colleague recommended an energy workshop to fifth-grade teacher Chris Brown, he was intrigued. In 2013, Brown, who works at the Momauguin School in East Haven, enrolled in a one-day eesmarts workshop about energy efficiency for elementary school teachers, and the experience impacted his career. The workshop was an opportunity for Brown to i

Open Choice Awards Annual Scholarships, Book Award

The Hartford Region Open Choice Program has awarded college scholarships to five deserving students. K’ylah Flynn, Amber Owens, and Kaivon Glover are recipients of the Mary Carroll-Kennedy Scholarship, an annual scholarship created in 2002 in honor of the founding director of the Open Choice program, then known as Project Concern. They each rece

Local Children Benefit from Seamless Summer Food Program

CREC announces its participation in the federally funded Seamless Summer Food Program (SSO) of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP). Under the program, nutritious meals are provided to all children 18 years and under free of charge at the following sites:

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Special Events

Even Teachers Need Summer School!

See Workshops

This summer, CREC is holding workshops and institutes for K-12 educators to enhance the capacity to enrich student learning and to improve student outcomes. These workshops will allow educators to deepen their understanding of various topics and help renew their commitment to education.

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