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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.

Effective Thursday, April 25, 2019, the Bureau of Certification’s public phone line hours will be 12:00-4:00 p.m. on Monday and Thursday of each week. This updated schedule will better allow the certification team to expedite the processing of certification applications.

Use the online system

Connecticut Educator Certification System: apply for, renew, or update certifications on-line
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


Coaches

Apply for a 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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