CREC offers several COMPASS Workbooks starting at $18.
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“For the past six years, CREC has worked closely with the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) to support the statewide initiative to provide quality comprehensive paraprofessional training. The feedback on the modules has been consistently excellent. Participants enjoy the hands-on activities and the opportunity to share their thoughts, ideas and strategies with their peers.”
Connecticut State Department of Education
Facilitation and Presentation Certification
Career Advancement/College Credit
Through a partnership with Charter Oak State College, CREC provides an online five-course program of study designed for aspiring or practicing paraeducators interested in obtaining college credit. Learning outcomes, based on the National Paraeducators Standards, include: behavior techniques, communication, legal issues, instructional strategies, and roles and responsibilities. Upon completion of the five three-credit courses, participants will receive a certificate from Charter Oak State College and may apply these credits toward other programs, including associate's or bachelor's degrees.
The following certificate programs are offered: