Search Department of Developmental Services Filtered Topic Search

Helpful Links

ATD (Association for Talent Development)
The world’s largest association dedicated to workplace learning and performance professionals. ATD’s members come from more than 100 countries and connect locally in 140 U.S. chapters and 24 Global Networks. Members work in thousands of organizations of all sizes, in government, as independent consultants, and suppliers.

Connecticut Clearinghouse
Wheeler Clinic's Connecticut Clearinghouse is a statewide library and resource center for information on substance use and mental health disorders, prevention and health promotion, treatment and recovery, wellness and other related topics.

CT Department of Administrative Services (DAS) Learning Center
The DAS Learning Center provides specialized training for Connecticut state employees, in the areas of human resources, managerial support, computers, safety, and career development. The DAS Learning Center provides high quality, cost effective training to help Connecticut agencies develop and maintain a knowledgeable and effective workforce.

CTDN (CT Training and Development Network)
The Connecticut Training and Development Network (CTDN) is an organization of people who manage the staff and organizational development functions in state agencies. The CTDN, formerly known as the State Training Managers’ Network, has been in existence for over 20 years. While the group generally includes staff development specialists, personnel and curriculum managers, and training program staff, the common bond is a concern for the development of state employees, agencies’ most valuable asset. Investing in developing the competencies that state employees need to successfully do their jobs, and linking learning with performance, improves the effectiveness and efficiency of state government and aids in the recruitment and retention of State employees.

SERC (State Education Resource Center)
SERC is a nonprofit agency primarily funded by the Connecticut State Department of Education. SERC provides professional development and information dissemination in the latest research and best practices to educators, service providers, and families throughout the state, as well as job-embedded technical assistance and training within schools, programs, and districts.

(TRN) Training Resource Network, Inc.
TRN Offers resources on the full inclusion of persons with disabilities in their communities.

UCONN Business Mastery Program
UCONN Business School offers a customized program for Public Service Professionals.  The program design will address subject areas of interest to State employees across agencies taught by faculty members who are experts in those areas.  The program will consist of the following 2 courses:  An Introduction to Management and an Introduction to Accounting, Finance, and Business Law.  Participants will earn 3 graduate credits or 4 undergraduate credits for each course, depending on their current academic status.  These courses may be taken in any sequence and upon completion of the 2 courses, a Business Mastery Certificate will be awarded.  Registration information and program start dates are available on the web site.