Bureau of Certification

Current processing time for application review is 6-8 weeks.
Please Note: We recommend using the online system, when applicable, to expedite processing. Follow-up phone calls and emails regarding current applications may delay the Department’s ability to quickly process applications.

Use the online system

Use our online system to apply for certification,  reset password and recover your username
Aspiring Educators

Becoming a certified educator or Connecticut educator preparation program completers
Connecticut Certified Educators

For Connecticut certification holders: renew, upgrade or add an endorsement


Apply for the first time or renew a permit
Out-of-State applicants for Connecticut Certification

Obtaining Connecticut certification for out-of-state educators and program completers
District resources

Forms, tutorials, data reporting and regulatory procedures

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