Quick Reference Guide
Description and Important Dates
|Nuts N Bolts for Schools 2016-2017||General information and important dates for running the CIC program in yoru school|
|Professional Development Schedule||CIC and CREC are offering several opportunities for teacher training to implement CIC and gain a better understanding of CIC's alignment with NGSS.|
|Discount Fee Schedule for Schools||
Schools/programs in the same district or group qualify for a discounted school registration rate.
|Expanded Teacher Workspace
for Registering Schools and
Submitting Student Roster
Online system for teachers to manage registration information for their school and students' participation in the CIC program.
|Roster for Participating Students||
In January, you will receive an email reminding you to login to your workspace, also known as the CIC registration system and enter your student roster.
|CIC Regional Events||
CIC Regional Events Schedule is established by location of schools within a county. ONLY Teachers can register students for the Regional Event.
|Apps and Microcontrollers Use in Inventions||Permitted use of apps and microcontrollers in student inventions.|
|Photo Permission Form||
The CIC's policy is to align the Photo Permission Form with other state-wide student competitions where the non-profit organization must adhere to policies governing photographing and videoing of students.
Photo Permission Form Procedure
|CIC Facts and Information||Description|
|CIC Fact Sheet||Basic facts about the Connecticut Invention Convention|
|FAQ||Frequently Asked Questions|
|UCONN 2011 Report||UCONN Survey and Report on the impact of the CIC program on students|
|NPR News||National Public Radio website article about the CIC|
|Inventor Stories||Real stories about current and past CIC inventors|
|Judges Information||Typical schedule of the day for judges with directions to UCONN; Email Jake@ctinventionconvention.org for updated information for 2017|
|Regional Schedule of the Day 2017||Typical schedule of the day for inventors, teachers and parents; Email Susan@ctinventionconvention.org for updated information for 2017|
|Finals Schedule of the Day 2017||Typical schedule of the day for inventors, teachers and parents; Email Susan@ctinventionconvention.org for updated information for 2017|
|Map and Directions to UCONN||Gampel Pavilion is where the Invention Convention is held. Other venues: Judge Training, ITEB; Teacher Appreciation Program, School of Business|
|2016 Awards by Sponsor||2016 CIC Finals Sponsor Award Winners|
|2016 Awards by School||2016 CIC Finals Recognized Inventors and Sponsor Award Winners by School|
|2016 Awards by Last Name||2016 CIC Finals Recognized Inventors and Sponsor Award Winners by Last Name|
Links and Useful Information
|Curriculum and cost||The curriculum is made available to you once your school is registered for the CIC program.
You will be given the URL LINK to access the on-line curriculum folder where you'll find all the information you need.
There are over 130 different lessons for grades K-8.
Each lesson includes not only the step-by-step activity, but lists of CC and NGSS standards addressed, an introductory Powerpoint,
evaluation rubric and additional support materials. Click to see a picture of our curricular resource manuals.
School and Inventors
|There is no charge to register a "first-time" school. A first-time school is one that has never participated in the CIC program.
For all returning schools, the registration fee is $150 or less, if the school is taking part in the discounted fee schedule.
CLICK HERE for more information about how to take advantage of this discount.
Student Registration Fee for Regional Event: $20
Student Registration Fee for Finals Event: $30
30th Anniversary The CIC celebrated its 30th Anniversary in 2012