What programs are available to assist me to become an educator in Connecticut?
A new teacher apprenticeship program which will provide more investment in the paraeducator program and expand existing high school grow-your-own programs.Aspiring Educators
Where can I read about the Connecticut Code of Professional Responsibility for Teachers?
Connecticut teachers and educators are held to a high standard of ethics and professional standards.General Information Administrators from Other States Aspiring Educators Educators from Enhanced Reciprocity States Educators from Other Countries Educators from Other States
Which teaching jobs are in high demand?
Connecticut needs teachers for many specialties, especially in STEM, bilingual, and special education.Aspiring Educators Educator Preparation Providers
Where can I get help paying for college?
There are five different types of financial aid that can help you to become a teacher.Aspiring Educators
How can I become a teacher?
Connecticut has great schools and resources to help students, career-changers, military veterans, and people skilled in a trade or occupation become teachers.Aspiring Educators
What are the requirements for becoming a teacher in Connecticut?
People who want to become teachers graduate from an approved program and pass a test to show they know a subject well enough to teach it.Aspiring Educators
Will I need to take a college entrance exam to become a teacher?
People who want to become a teacher take a college entrance exam to help the school understand your education needs.Aspiring Educators
Which universities offer approved teacher training programs?
More than a dozen colleges and universities provide educator preparation programs approved by the Connecticut State Department of Education.Aspiring Educators
Where can I go to school to become a teacher?
Connecticut’s State Board of Education has approved nearly 20 college and alternative programs you can attend to prepare for your career.Aspiring Educators
What is a career in teaching really like?
Get the inside scoop on a career in teaching and learn about the grades or topics you’d like to teach.Aspiring Educators
How do I apply for my first teaching certificate?
We make it easy for you to apply online or by mail to get your Connecticut teacher certification.Aspiring Educators
Do teachers and administrators have a code of ethics?
Read Connecticut’s Code of Professional Responsibility for Teachers to better understand our state's high ethical standards.Aspiring Educators
Are there teacher preparation programs available nights and weekends?
Connecticut has approved "alternative route to certification" programs so you can go to classes nights and weekends to become a K-12 teacher or an education specialist.Aspiring Educators