In conjunction with Better Hearing and Speech Month, CREC Soundbridge is hosting several Hearing and Speech PD opportunities beginning as soon as May 13th. For more details and registration information please see:
The CSDE in partnership with the RESC Alliance continues to sponsor Communities of Practice (CoP) for School Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Behavior Analysists, Speech and Language Pathologists, Social Workers, Teachers of the Deaf, and Assistive Technology Specialists. Please see the flyer below for important information regarding meeting dates, times and CoP contacts.
The Connecticut Association of School Psychologists is calling for nominations for School Psychologist of the Year as well as the Distinguished Service Award. Please see the following information for each honor as well as the nomination letter.
This award recognizes those unique individuals who deserve special attention by virtue of their broad and significant contributions to the welfare of children and the field of school psychology in a number of areas: professional practice, research, state-regional-national leadership, training and supervision, community service, legislation, etc. …or to someone whose unique contribution in serving children is so outstanding that it alone warrants an award.
School Psychologist of the Year
Considerations: CT certification, length of practice, CASP membership, nature and scope of school psychological services, innovation and creativity of direct service, special projects, research efforts, professional development, legislative involvement, field supervision, and efforts toward bettering public relations and/or community involvement.
Submissions and nominations should be accompanied with two letters of reference and a copy of the nominee’s resume. Nominations are due by Friday, May 14, 2021.
The aim of these resources is to provide relevant, actionable information that helps leaders meet the needs of students with disabilities as part of school reopening efforts. The guidance is grounded in the belief that all supports should be aligned and integrated toward grade-level learning and be designed to meet the needs of the most marginalized students so that all recovery initiatives truly meet the needs of all students.
The Southern Connecticut State University Center of Excellence on Autism Spectrum Disorders is hosting their 2nd Conference on Transition, Building Community Circles: Navigating the Transition Pathway for Individuals with ASD, to assist school personnel and families with meeting the diverse transition needs of individuals with ASD in our state.