Northeast Regional Readiness Center

Welcome to the Northeast Regional Readiness Center (NRRC): Our mission is to provide access to quality professional development to all sectors of the education delivery system and stimulate cross agency collaboration.


PARCC, CPR and First AID, STEM SUMMIT for Elementary Education and MORE! Scroll down to see them all. NO COST! 

 March 17, 2014: Engineering is Everywhere workshop for Middle School Out of School/After School Program Staff. 8:30 am-3 pm. Hosted by NSCC Lynn Campus. Interactive hands on workshop on one of the newly developed Museum of Science workshops for informal education providers. REGISTER

March 18, 2014: Information Session on NEW PreK Science and Technology standards. 6 - 8 pm. at Danvers NSCC. For more information and to register contact:

April 28, 2014: An Overview of PRIME, 9 am -12 pm. Come hear about an exciting and engaging literacy and writing strategy for high school and middle school with faculty from University of Massachusetts Lowell. Hosted by Middlesex Community College Lowell Campus. REGISTER

April 30, 2014: CPR and Basic First Aid for Preschool and Out of School Educators. 8:30 am - 3 pm. Hosted by SEEM Collaborative. This is the American Heart Association Pediatric First Aid and CPR certificate training. We will focus on infants and youth (though the program includes adult CPR and choke saving). FULL (see new one below)

May 2, 2014: PAS Training. 8:30 am - 3 pm. Hosted by Salem State University. The Program Administration Scale (PAS) is a valid and reliable instrument designed to measure the leadership and management practices of early childhood programs.  It is one of the tools used to measure quality in the Massachusetts QRIS. .5 CEU's. REGISTER

May 7, 2014: STEM Careers and Opportunities. 8:30-11:30 am.  Hosted by Analogic Corporation in Peabody. Great opportunity to get first-hand information on the college and training requirements for a wide range of STEM fields. Learn about academic expectations, job prospects and future job market in our region directly from our engineers, technicians and scientists. This is a unique offering in partnership with the North Shore Technology Council and the North Shore Workforce Investment Board. REGISTER

May 8th and 9th, 2014: MKEA Assessment Workshop using Teaching Strategies Gold: 8:30-3:00. Hosted by Lawrence Public Schools. This workshop is geared toward kindergarten and pre-school teachers working in districts with TSG accounts. The workshop will review the tool,how to conduct effective observations and entering data. Great workshop for new teachers or aides working with kindergarten teachers. You will need an account number from your district to access the materials. To register please go to REGISTER

May 9, 2014: Echoes and Reflections. 8:30-3:00pm. Hosted by Salem State University. Echoes and Reflections aims to enhance the content knowledge and pedagogical skills of teachers who include Holocaust and genocide studies as part of their curriculum. The program models active learning and practical instructional strategies. All participants will receive a full curriculum binder with media resources (free!). This program is brought to you through a collaborative effort between, Northeast Regional Readiness Center, SSU Center for Education and Community and The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies (CHGS) at Salem State University, Anti-Defamation League and Yad Vashem, Shoah Foundation, and USC. REGISTER

June 4
th, 2014, Elementary STEM2 Summit, 9 am - 2:30 pm:  Hosted by Gordon College. Registration now open! Come join us for an exciting and engaging day where innovators, educators and STEM enthusiasts come together to share in the opportunities and options for STEM instruction and advancement in elementary education. REGISTER NOW!

June 12, 2014:Early Intervention and Transition into Kindergarten. 8:30-3:00 pm. Come and learn about Early Intervention (E.I.) and what strategies EI therapists use to help identify needs of young children with a focus on getting services early and reducing needs later! This workshop will include an introduction to EI in general, a review of types of assessments used by occupational therapists and physcial therapy sessions and wrap up with strategies for transitioning into kindergarten. It will be an interactive session open for input and sharing amongst participants. Registration coming soon!

June 18, 2014: Pediatric CPR and First Aid. 8:30-3:00 pm. Hosted by the Northeast EEC Center, Lawrence. Registration coming soon.