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Learning Resources from SERC

Using the search tool at left, use this page to find a wealth of learning resources collected by SERC, from a variety of sources. These sources include SERC Professional Development, to Connecticut State Department of Education official documents, to classroom-ready downloadables spanning a wide variety of topics.

Resources are available in a variety of formats, including web articles, videos and multimedia presentations, printable .PDFs, and downloadable presentations, spreadsheets, and document files.

These resources and many more are available:

State of Connecticut English Language Proficiency (CELP) Standards

The ELP Standards, developed for K, 1, 2-3, 4-5, 6-8, and 9-12 grades, highlight and amplify the critical language, knowledge about language, and skills using language that are in college-and-career-ready standards and that are necessary for English learners…

Directory of Transition/Vocational Service Providers - 2014

This directory contains information regarding organizations/providers that meet specific criteria as a transition/vocational service provider as set forth by the Connecticut State Department of Education.

Augmentative and Alternative Communication Resource Guide for Teachers

This guide introduces basic concepts and answers frequently asked questions about Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) in the classroom.

CT Guidelines for Occupational Therapy in Educational Settings

Overview: Occupational therapy and the occupational therapist’s role in educational settings have evolved along with educational reforms. More recently therapists, school administrators, and teachers are searching for service models relevant to educational…

Connecticut CORE Transition Skills

16 key areas were determined to be critical to the post-school success of any student with a disability. These “standards” are referred to as the CT CORE Transition Skills. In English and Spanish.

Instructional Guide for All Teachers Working with English Language Learners

This printable planning tool includes Guiding Questions for lesson planning for English Language Learners.

Engaging Parents in Productive Partnerships

Specific strategies that will help school educators/leaders transform potentially disruptive conflict into powerful collaborations that benefit you and your colleagues, parents and, students. In addition, strategies are offered here to assist school educators…

The Bureau of Special Education's 13th Annual Back to School Meeting

This repository of videos and handouts files is from the 2016 back-to-school meeting held by the CT State Department of Education Bureau of Special Education.

Dyslexia Help

Useful Resources on the identification, intervention, and instruction of students with SLD/Dyslexia from the University of Michigan

PJ Settlement Frequently Asked Questions

About the P.J. ET AL v. State of Connecticut, Board of Education, ET AL Settlement Agreement 1. Does the Settlement Agreement apply to students who do not have an intellectual disability? If my child has multiple disabilities, including an intellectual…