January 19, 2022, Meeting Update Notification: The January 19, 2022, Connecticut State Board of Education meeting will be held at 450 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, at 9:30 a.m. The wearing of masks is required of all persons entering 450 Columbus Boulevard, as well as during the meeting. All mask and social distancing protocols will be adhered to during the meeting. This meeting will be live streamed and can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rAyxss_PnAM

Certificate Renewal for Connecticut Certified Educators

Overview

Initial Educator Certificate Holder
Step 1
Complete online application or paper-based ED 183 application.
Step 2

Submit the online application and payment by credit card or mail the paper-based application to the address noted at the top of the form.

Timeline

Standard processing of certification applications is 6-8 weeks, and 10-12 weeks during peak months, from the original date of submission.

Please note: The total cost to renew an Initial educator certificate is $200.00, including the $50 nonrefundable review fee. The money order, cashier’s check or certified bank check made payable to “Treasurer, State of Connecticut.” Personal checks cannot be accepted.


Provisional Educator Certificate Holder
Step 1
Complete online application or paper-based ED 170 application.
Step 2

Submit the online application and payment by credit card or mail the paper-based application and payment to the address noted at the top of the form. *Please note: If you have completed 30 months of successful service under a license within the last ten years, then please submit a completed Statement of Professional Experience (ED 126) form(s) documenting all experience.

Timeline

Standard processing of certification applications is 6-8 weeks, and 10-12 weeks during peak months, from the original date of submission.

Please note: The total cost to renew an Provisional educator certificate is $250.00, including the $50 nonrefundable review fee. The money order, cashier’s check or certified bank check made payable to “Treasurer, State of Connecticut.” Personal checks cannot be accepted.


Professional Educator Certificate Holder
Step 1
Complete online application or paper-based ED 179 application.
Step 2

Submit the online application OR mail the paper-based application to the address noted at the top of the form.

Timeline

Standard processing of certification applications is 6-8 weeks, and 10-12 weeks during peak months, from the original date of submission.

Please note: There is no cost to renew a Professional Certificate; documentation of professional development (CEUs) is NOT required; and supplemental documentation is not required.