Educational Institutions

Capitol Region Education Council Foundation, Inc.

  • Hartford, CT
  • www.crec.org

Mission Statement

CREC's mission is to work with boards of education and community based organizations of the Capitol Region to improve the quality of public education for learner of all ages. CREC's vision is that every student can learn at high levels if she/he has access to effective and quality educational programs and if her/his social, emotional, and academic needs are met by the learning environment. To achieve CREC's mission and goals, CREC will: *Promote cooperation and collaboration with local districts and other community based organizations that are committed to the improved quality of public education. *Provide cost-effective services to member districts clients; *Respond to client needs for improved quality public education *Provide leadership in the region through the quality of its services and its ability to identify and share quality services with its member districts and with other community organizations committed to public education.

ruling year

2006

Principal Officer

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Dr Bruce Douglas

Keywords

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To improve the quality of public education.

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Also Known As

CREC

EIN

20-4091009

 Number

1924769479

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Management & Technical Assistance (B02)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Program 1

CREC began in 1966 as a grassroots organization of local school districts working together to solve common problems in the educational arena. CREC is a Regional Education Service Center established under Connecticut law that provides high quality educational programs to learners of all ages at a lower cost to local school districts. CREC serves over 35 public school districts through 130 educational programs and through 8 inter-district magnet schools.

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Capitol Region Education Council Foundation
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30

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Capitol Region Education Council Foundation, Inc.

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Principal Officer

Dr Bruce Douglas

BIO

Executive Dirctor Bruce Douglas came to CREC as its Assistant Executive Director in 1998. He was appointed Executive Director in July 2001. Prior to joining CREC, he was Superintendent of Suffield, Connecticut Schools. His career also includes positions in the Bloomfield, Connecticut public schools as teacher, Vice Principal, Curriculum Coordinator and Director of Professional Development. Since his tenure at CREC began, CREC has witnessed unprecedented demand for its services and resources.

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