NOTICE: Coronavirus Guidance for School Districts: Per Governor’s executive order, in-school class cancellations remain in effect through the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.

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.

Certificate/Permit Fees


Certificate/Permit Fee
Initial Certificates*  
Nonrenewable Interim Initial Educator Certificate (assessment deferral)** $200.00
Interim Initial Educator Certificate (coursework deficiency)** $200.00
Initial Educator Certificate $200.00
Renewal of Initial Educator Certificate $200.00
Provisional Certificates*  
Nonrenewable Interim Provisional Educator Certificate (assessment deferral)** $250.00
Interim Provisional Educator Certificate (coursework deficiency)** $250.00
Provisional Educator Certificate $250.00
Professional Educator Certificates* $375.00
Renewal of Professional Educator Certificate No Cost
Coaching Permits:  
Temporary Emergency Coaching Permit (TECP) No Cost
5-Year Renewable Coaching Permit No Cost
Adult Education Certificate $ 100.00
Nonrenewable Charter School Interim Educator Certificate No Cost
Request for Duplicate Certificate $50.00
Cross Endorsement $100.00 each

Please note: Do NOT send cash or personal checks.

The Bureau of Educator Standards and Certification now accepts online credit card payments (VISA and MASTERCARD only) using the Connecticut Educator Certification System (CECS) or may accept money orders, cashier’s checks or certified bank checks payable to:  "Treasurer, State of CT".

* A minimum nonrefundable application review fee of $50.00 is charged for each application. If a certificate is granted, this fee is applied toward the cost of the certificate.

** An Interim Initial Educator or Interim Provisional Educator Certificate is granted with certain coursework and/or assessment deficiencies specified on the certificate. Interim certificates issued with assessment deferrals are nonrenewable, and are valid for only three years.