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Tweets from the TWW 2014 Conference Nearly 300 participants spent an information-packed day learning about authentic, meaningful implementation of technology in early childhood education settings at the 21st Together We Will conference held April 2, 2014. Check out the tweets from the event.
Family Night with SERC: Math and the Books Families Love The evening began with some dinner and socializing, where our families were able to meet the ladies from SERC that were facilitating the program; Paquita, Barbara and Ashley. They provided the families with a passport that they could stamp at each of the math activities for the evening..Check out Kids Korner at Macdonough School for more information.
Celebrate NAEYC's Week of the Young Child NAEYC's Week of the Young Child is celebrated at early childhood programs across the US and beyond. SERC's Early Childhood Initiative celebrates 'Week of the Young Child' with a Diaper Drive for the Middletown Diaper Bank. Download Flyer (PDF) for drop-off locations. Check out other events from different locations.
Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder This session will be held Wednesday, May 7, 2014 from 9 AM to 12 PM. Participants will be provided with information on recent changes to the diagnostic criteria for autism spectrum disorder and how these changes might alter the characteristics of young children who receive autism spectrum diagnoses. Download Flyer (PDF) for more information.  

Welcome to the Early Childhood Resource Center in Connecticut

abcWe are proud to offer web based as well as job embedded resources and professional development for teachers, administrators, and community agencies serving children ages birth through eight.

The Early Childhood Resource Center was legislated in 2005, P.A. 05-245, by the State of Connecticut Department of Education (SDE) within the State Education Resource Center (SERC) to promote promising practices in Early Childhood Education. Of SERC and SDE's top priorities- high quality early education is number one.

For professional development opportunities, event updates and cancellations please visit our Calendar page.

Featured Links

  • Birth to Three
    Do you have a concern about how a child sees, talks, hears, moves, eats or plays? Contact Birth to Three a state program assisting and strengthening the capacity...
  • SERC Library
    A unique educational resource for Connecticut educators and families. Visit the SERC Library in person and...
  • Connecticut Office of Early Childhood
    The CT Office of Early Childhood is devoted to improving outcomes for children from birth to age five by providing a high-quality early childhood...

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