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.

Bureau of Choice Programs, Sheff, Regional School Choice Office 

Connecticut public school choice programs are an opportunity to raise student achievement and reduce racial, ethnic and economic isolation. School Choice programs and interdistrict magnet schools are designed to attract students from different school districts to learn together in settings that offer unique, high-quality, themed educational opportunities. 

Bureau of Choice Programs Contact Information and Magnet Schools

Interdistrict Cooperative Grant (IDCG) Program 
Regional School Choice Office (RSCO)/Hartford Area Open Choice and Magnet Schools