NOTICE: Coronavirus Guidance for School Districts: Per Governor’s executive order, in-school class cancellations remain in effect until at least April 20, 2020.
Emergency Meal Programs: The State Department of Education is authorizing two distinct categories of COVID-19 Emergency Meal Programs in accordance with federal requirements: 1) COVID-19 Emergency Meal Program Limited to Students Attending School in Specific Districts. School districts on this list are only authorized to serve meals to students attending their schools, and any other child age 18 years or younger residing in the same household; 2) COVID-19 Community-wide Emergency Meal Program for Children. Any child age 18 years or younger can receive meal(s) at any meal service and distribution sites in these towns/cities. They do not have to be a resident or attend school in these towns/cities. Check these links often as more locations continue to be added.

Adult Education Teacher Certification


Sabrina Mancini

(860) 807-2110


Contact the Bureau of Certification:

Phone: 860-713-6969


Bureau of Educator Standards and Certification
Connecticut State Department of Education
P. O. Box 150471
Hartford, Connecticut 06115-0471

For express mail services:

Bureau of Educator Standards and Certification
Connecticut State Department of Education
450 Columbus Boulevard, Suite 503 
Hartford, CT 06103-1841

Note: Requiring a signature for mail delivery may cause delays.

PHONE: 860-713-6969 between the hours of 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

FAX: 860-713-7017


Note: Electronic transcripts are not accepted from applicants. They must be delivered directly from the institution or via authorized companies such as Parchment or eSCRIP-SAFE.

OFFICE HOURS: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday

The street level customer desk is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please note that our staff may be away from the desk for no more than 15 minutes, usually around 10 a.m. and around 3 p.m., but times may vary slightly.

Responses to e-mails may take two weeks due to the volume of e-mail the Bureau receives.