CRIS Radio is collaborating with the Hartford Courant’s News In Education program by making its lessons available in audio for students who struggle to read. Click HERE for more info.
Enterprise Engagement Coordinator
Laura started at CRIS as a volunteer reader in Jan 2017. She is passionate about the CRIS mission and excited about their engaging and expanding programs. Laura brings not only enthusiasm to her role but also an eclectic skill set gained from years as an entrepreneur as well as her work within the nonprofit sector. The combination of her experience with the visually impaired community through her past roles at the Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation her advocacy of volunteers along with her passion for all things voiceover, makes being part of the CRIS team a perfect fit. She’s inspired by the dedicated efforts of staff and volunteers to enhance the lives of so many in Connecticut.
Laura’s volunteerism includes Achilles International, where she serves as on the Connecticut Advisory Board and as a guide for their athletes. She also serves on the Board of Governors at The Westover School, an independent all-girls school in Middlebury, Ct.
CRIS has created a 15 minute show for Voice of World War I that you can use with your students to introduce these topics and materials. You can play the show during class, or have students download the show and listen at home. The show is available HERE.
We hope the intro will pique students' … Continue Reading ››
Kennelly School in Hartford is full of CRISKids. They are proud to be CRISKids and we're proud to have them. Check out the art hanging in Mrs. Lauren Schaechter Lieberman room: homemade CRIS Radios! Go get 'em today, kids!
|New April 11:
From the Conclusion of "An Independent Evaluation of CRISKids™ For Schools":
The independentnt evaluation of CRISKids for Schools demonstrated that students with print disabilities possess the cognitive abilities and background knowledge to grapple with the ideas presented in complex texts but are unable to fully engage in classroom conversations simply because of the media – print – in which … Continue Reading ››
Comcast Corporate’s Inside CI: July 2016
Comcast and NBCUniversal employees are the driving force in creating the kind of world we want to live in – one where passion and creativity come together for the good of all.
We welcome new ideas, and encourage imagination and ingenuity. Here’s the story of how one employee used his talents … Continue Reading ››
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