Resources at the Connecticut State Department of Education
The Iris Center
Funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) the primary objective of the IRIS Center is to create resources about evidence-based practices for use in preservice preparation and professional development programs. IRIS then disseminates and offers trainings on those resources.
National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center
The purpose of NSTTAC is to provide technical assistance and disseminate information on (a) implementing and scaling up evidence-based practices leading to improved academic and functional achievement for students with disabilities, preparing them for college or other postsecondary education and training and the workforce; (b) implementing policies, procedures, and practices to facilitate and increase participation of students with disabilities in programs and initiatives designed to ensure college- and career-readiness; and (c) achieving 100% compliance with IDEA, Part B Indicator 13.
National Center on Intensive Intervention
“Our mission is to build district and school capacity to support implementation of data-based individualization in reading, mathematics, and behavior for students with severe and persistent learning and behavioral needs.”
Meadows Center on Preventing Educational Risk
The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk (MCPER) is dedicated to generating, disseminating, and supporting the implementation of empirically validated practices to influence educators, researchers, policymakers, families, and other stakeholders who strive to improve academic, behavioral, and social outcomes for all learners.
Reading Rockets is a national multimedia literacy initiative offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help.
Florida Center for Reading Research
The Florida Center for Reading Research is a multidisciplinary research center at Florida State University. Currently, FCRR is home to nine tenured and tenure-track faculty members holding joint appointments with the College of Arts & Sciences or College of Education. The center supports 17 federal research contracts and grants with a staff of over 550 including post-doctoral fellows, senior research associates, graduate research assistants and undergraduate students.