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CREC Workshop Focuses on Helping Students with Autism

To help better serve students with autism spectrum disorder, CREC’s Technical Assistance and Brokering Services and Rethink, a CREC partner that promotes evidence-based treatment solutions, recently held a workshop for educators on inclusive practices. Rethink’s Patricia Wright works to promote quality outcomes for individuals with disabilitie

Kelly Takes Top National Essay Contest Prize

Aleema Kelly, a sixth-grade student at CREC’s Montessori Magnet School, won first place at the elementary school level in the Letters about Literature national essay contest. The annual reading and writing contest is sponsored by The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress and is for students in grades four through 12. Students read a boo

CREC Public Safety Students Participate in Law Day

On Law Day, nine students from CREC's Public Safety Academy participated in a mock hearing at the Connecticut Appellate Court in Hartford. The May 4 event was organized by the Connecticut Bar Association's civics education committee. During the event, CREC’s students played the role of a school board charged with deciding if students’ rights we

Founder of Feat Socks to Visit Reggio

On May 18, Parker Burr, a Simsbury native and the founder of Feat Socks, will talk to fifth-grade students at CREC’s Reggio Magnet School of the Arts about being an entrepreneur. During his visit, Burr will share his own story and talk about what it was like to start his own business. He will also facilitate a creative workshop for students. Bur

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