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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:

Charting the Life Course...Time for Transition

Charting the LifeCourse Experiences and Questions Booklet: Guide for Individuals, Families, and Professionals

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…

The Bureau of Special Education's 15th Annual Back to School Meeting

The 15th Annual Back to School meeting, hosted by the Connecticut State Department of Education's Bureau of Special Education, provides updates to Special Education Directors. This year's event, titled "BSE: Mission IS - Possible!", focuses on enhancing…

Secondary Transition and WIOA 2016

Powerpoint presentation on Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act which was presented by Patricia L. Anderson, Ph.D. from the Bureau of Special Education.

Directory of Transition Services in College, University and Community-Based Settings - 2010

This directory provides transition service sites that go beyond academics to support young adults with disabilities in attaining the skills necessary for independence in adult life in an age-appropriate environment.

A Seven-Step Process to Creating Standards Based IEPs (2007)

This document presents a seven-step process for developing IEPs that are aligned with state academic grade-level content standards. Each step is followed by guiding questions for the IEP team to consider in making data-based decisions. The goal is to support…

Connecticut's Framework for SRBI - Commissioner Mark McQuillan (video)

Former Commissioner of Education Mark McQuillan discusses Connecticut's Framework for SRBI in this 11 minute video.

Connecticut's Blueprint For Reading Achievement

Conclusions and recommendations of the Early Reading Success Panel, including competencies required for reading success. View Report (External Link)

Connecticut’s Early Learning and Development Standards - English; Spanish (2014)

These guidelines are statements of what children should know and be able to do from birth to age 5 and are made available to inform families, teachers, caregivers and other professionals about common developmental and learning progressions, so that they can…

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…