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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:

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 CORE Transition Skills Resource Chart

The CT CORE Transitions Skills Chart is a resource document that is the product of collaboration between the CT State Department of Education's Transition Task Force (TTF), the Bureau of Rehabilitation Service’s Transition Committee and the State Education…

Secondary Transition Services: Transition Assessment

This 30 minute presentation looks at transition assessment and its role in linking what is written on the IEP and the services provided for our students with disabilities.

International Dyslexia Association Fact Sheets

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…

Staff Strategies for System Improvement - Nick Martin

Specific strategies for school leaders to support the professional learning of school educators around PPT Facilitation, Family Engagement and IEP Development.

Connecticut Assistive Technology Guidelines

The Connecticut AT Guidelines help to define the process for considering, implementing, and evaluating technologies that equalize the learning experience for students of all abilities.

IEP Rubric

SERC has developed an Individualized Education Program (IEP) Rubric that measures the quality of IEP development for students with disabilities. The rubric is constructed on the premise that all students are entitled to the general education curriculum within…

LRE News Spring/Summer 2010: Paraprofessionals

This issue of the CT LRE News from 2010 focuses on the contributions of paraprofessionals to high-quality educational programming for students with disabilities. Download PDF

Scientific Research-Based Interventions for English Language Learners: A Handbook to Accompany Connecticut's Framework for RTI

This document was designed to supplement the publication Connecticut's Framework for RTI- Using Scientific Research-Based Interventions: Improving Education for all Students (August 2008), and specifically focuses on this framework as it applies to ELLs.

Documenting Assistive Technology (AT) and Accessible Educational Materials (AEM) in the Individualized Educational Program (IEP)

View this multimedia module to learn where assistive technology and accessible educational materials should be documented in the IEP, and why it's important to do so.