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.

Charter Oak College Exams


Charter Oak State College offers CLEP, DANTES and other examinations in a variety of subject areas.

CLEP and DANTES examinations may be acceptable toward specific subject area requirements provided testing results are posted to an official college transcript and institutional credit is awarded.

Please note: if you have been advised by our office that your are lacking a specific requirement, and plan to take an exam to satisfy the requirement, please submit information (name of exam, requirement to be fulfilled) to the bureau of educator preparation, certification, support and assessment for approval prior to registration for the exam.

If you are required to complete or are enrolled in an approved planned program of teacher preparation you must contact the college in which you are enrolled regarding acceptance of exams to satisfy planned program requirements.

More information can be obtained by contacting Charter Oak State College at the following link: