According to Dr. Connie Mietlicki, Assistant Professor of English and Secondary Education at GSU and Director of the Teacher Quality Enhancement Partnership which sponsors the training, “CRISS (Creating Independence through Student-owned Strategies) is a program that increases student learning through enhanced teacher effectiveness. The focus is on the student becoming more involved and active in class. The training improves teacher quality from which the students benefit.”
Office of Public Affairs, "When Teachers Teach Teachers, Students Learn Better" (2006). Press Releases. 151.