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A Letter from the Executive Director of SERC

A Letter from the Executive Director of SERC

An important message from Marianne Kirner, Ph.D.

Y.E.S for Diversity- Youth Empowerment Summit

Y.E.S for Diversity- Youth Empowerment Summit

The Youth Empowerment Summit is designed to raise awareness about diversity and youth leadership.

Introducing R.E.A.D.

Introducing R.E.A.D.

The Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D) program improves children's reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a dog. But not just any dog.

Fostering Resilience

Fostering Resilience

Grade-Schooler Becomes Published Author … and a Resource for Families Facing Cancer

Online Learning Modules from the Transition Initiative

Online Learning Modules from the Transition Initiative

Learn about Assessment in Secondary Transition Services



SERC's new IEP rubric provides educators and families a means to assess the quality of an IEP by shifting the IEP from a mere list of legal or compliance tasks to an instructional tool.

Data Reports from SERC

Data Reports from SERC

SERC's latest published Data Report is an updated look at Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports in Connecticut's schools.

PBIS Data Report and Summary

Click here to visit Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports Initiative (PBIS) Web page.

PBIS Data Report and Summary: Winter 2011

The Data Report summarizes the goals, outcomes, and needs of Connecticut's Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports Initiative (PBIS).

PBIS SERCWorks Spring 2012

This issue of SERC Works describes the experience of the Hartford Public Schools with Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (PBIS). PBIS is designed to provide opportunities for all students to achieve social, behavioral, and learning success. The Connecticut State Department of Education supports PBIS at SERC to enhance student achievement and ensure that all learners succeed, college and career ready.




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Check out what's happening with Connecticut's State Personnel Development Grant.


imageConnecticut's Comprehensive System of Personnel Development (CSPD) serves to improve the quality of educational services and programs for children with special needs, and their families, through the ongoing preparation and professional development of educators and services providers.

Just for Parents: CT PIRC


CT Parent Information and Resource Center

State Department of Education

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Visit the Connecticut State Department of Education's homepage.

Fiscal Report

The Fiscal Report provided to the General Assembly of the State of CT, pursuant to Section 3 of Public Act 13-286 and dated January 15, 2014, is available for download here. (5.7mb, pdf)

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