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CREC offers customized, cost-effective in-district training that focuses on professional learning for teachers and administrators, equity audits, curriculum audits, book clubs, district equity team support, and equity council meetings.

Services Offered By CRECWe Offer

Cultural Proficiency

Hartford Region Open Choice provides low cost online or in-person professional development for Implicit Bias in Education, Structural Racism within Schools, Facilitating a Civil Discourse in the Classroom, Race Dialogues, and School/ District Level Book Clubs.

Equity Audits

Equity audits identify the root cause of inequity within your district/school or curriculum. We use research-based tools to identify inequity or achievement gaps and how to address these gaps systematically.

Equity Services and Professional Learning

CREC Resource Group offers customized, cost-effective in-district training that focuses on professional learning for teachers and administrators, district equity team support, book clubs, and equity council meetings.

Programs Offered By CRECWe Offer

Connecticut Teacher Residency Program

The CT Teacher Residency Program is focused on diversifying the teaching staff across the state of Connecticut. We partner with school districts in a "grow-your-own" model leading to CT State Certification. Our Residents and graduates give students windows and mirrors into their lived experiences and possibilities for their future.

Increasing Educator Diversity

Increasing Educator Diversity is a collaboration between the CREC Resource Group and Connecticut school districts, who know it is integral to increase the numbers of African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, and Asian American teachers and administrators in the state's public schools. Expert Solutions services include, but are not limited to, assisting schools in attracting, recruiting, hiring, and retain a diverse teaching and administrative personnel that more closely represents the student population's diversity.

Divisions at CREC

Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion office provides strategic leadership to DEI initiatives and prioritizes DEI goals CREC-wide and to all external stakeholders. We strive for transparency and create a culture where DEI is threaded into our day to day practices and interactions with staff, students, and community members. Leveraging our Equity Steering Committee, Employee Network Groups, and Equity Team Leaders, we put into action our commitments.

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