NOTICE: The Connecticut State Department of Education’s customer service window for educator certification will be closed, effective March 12, 2018. The last day of staffing will be Friday, March 9, 2018. Please Note: The Bureau of Certification will remain open and fully functioning. This change only impacts the street level customer service window. For more information about submitting applications and supporting documentation please review our Cert Alert.

Certification Guides

Whether you are just starting out in your career in education or are a veteran educator moving to Connecticut from another state, these guides will answer some of your questions about the process and requirements for obtaining and maintaining an educator certification in Connecticut.

Please note: Information from discontinued fact sheets is available in the Guide to Obtaining Educator Certification in Connecticut and the Guide to Maintaining Educator Certification in Connecticut.