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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:

Sample PPT/IEP Meeting Agenda - Nick Martin

A sample checklist for developing an agenda to lead an effective PPT/IEP Meeting

SRBI Symposium II

Documents & Resources Repository of all documents and resources that were presented at the SRBI symposium 2

OSERS Dyslexia Dear Colleague Letter

The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) released guidance to state and local educational agencies which clarifies that students with specific learning disabilities such as dyslexia, dyscalculia, and dysgraphia have unique…

How to Schedule for Co-Teaching Success

Consider these tips from Wendy Murawski for successful scheduling of your co-taught classes.

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.

Parent’s Guide to Special Education in Connecticut - English; Spanish (2007)

This document provides information for parents, guardians and other family members about laws, regulations and policies affecting special education programs and services. These protections, rights and opportunities with parents, families and schools working…

Providing Transition Services – 2014 flow chart

This flowchart describes the provision of Secondary Transition Services.

Connecticut Paraprofessionals Guide to Data Collection

Data Collection Basics Providing Objective Documentation Supporting Teachers Paraprofessional and Teacher Collaboration Online Resources Download PDF

Math Talk: The Value of Discourse in Math Class and Ways to Encourage it

Student: The answer is 17. Teacher: How did you get that? Student: I don’t know. I just did it in my head. I got 17. Examples like the exchange above are all too common in math classrooms. The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for Mathematics call for…

IEP Forms and Manual - Revised 2017

The purpose of these forms and accompanying guidance manual produced by the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) is to help ensure compliance with the statutory requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and State law.…