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:
This document, Paraprofessionals and SRBI, is the first in a series of documents to provide guidance and support to districts in the implementation of the SRBI framework. Download PDF
These guidelines assist school social workers in identifying their scope of services; developing and implementing programs and interventions to support students in meeting their academic goals; and guiding the decision making necessary to meaningfully assess…
IDA fact sheets are convenient, professionally reviewed materials designed to improve understanding and support advocacy initiatives. Fact sheets are frequently used to enrich and supplement IEP meetings, school board discussions, and district policy…
A Checklist of Knowledge and Skills for Teachers Supervising Paraprofessionals in Preschool‐12 Download PDF
This directory contains information regarding each privately operated special education program that is currently approved by the Connecticut State Department of Education.
Listen to this discussion by Connecticut leaders in SLD/Dyslexia as they review CT’s definition of dyslexia, explore issues surrounding the identification of students, and present evidence-based practices for structured literacy instruction and intervention.
A revised decision tree for planning and placement teams (PPTs) to use when a student is suspected of having a disability, including the process for reviewing student data and determining eligibility.
Within this guide you will find resources on dyslexia and specific learning disabilities from our collections, as well as articles available at the SERC Library. In addition, we have included organizations and associations that provide information on dyslexia…
This guide provides a framework that local and regional school district administrators can use to strategically plan and implement preventions and interventions that will lead to the reduction of chronic absence in prekindergarten through grade 12 within…
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.