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.

Special Education

The Connecticut State Board of Education believes that all students, including students with exceptionalities, are unique and influenced by cultural, linguistic, intellectual, psychological, health and economic factors. (Excerpt from the State Board of Education's Position Statement on the Education of Students with Exceptionalities)

Most Recent Announcements and Postings

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Resources
Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD)/Dyslexia Resources
Student Assessment Update to Special Education Directors - Guidelines and Resources

To Contact the Bureau of Special Education

BSE Photo Staff Directory
BSE Staff Contact Information

Connecticut State Department of Education
Bureau of Special Education
P.O. Box 2219
Hartford, CT 06145-2219
(860) 713-6910, Fax (860) 713-7051

Bryan Klimkiewicz, Chief, Bureau of Special Education