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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
How do assessments work for out-of-state applicants?
Out-of-state applicants may be able to defer testing if they meet all other requirements.Educators from Other States General Information Assessments
What eligibility criteria and laws are in place for non-public educators?
If you have two years of full-time teaching experience and a degree, you may be eligible to become a certified teacher in Connecticut.Private or Non-Public School Educators Educators from Other States
What teaching certificates are available to teachers from other states?
Connecticut offers out-of-state educators several different types of teaching certificates based on your education and experience.Educators from Other States
What teacher assessment tests does Connecticut accept?
Connecticut accepts some of the content area assessment tests required by other U.S. states and territories.Educators from Other States
What are Connecticut's education requirements for teachers from other states?
Educators who want to teach in Connecticut usually graduate from one of their state’s approved programs and pass a content area test to show they know a subject well enough to teach it.Educators from Other States
How much teaching experience do I need to become certified in Connecticut?
Educators who want to become certified teachers in Connecticut can provide documentation of their experience as certified teachers in another state.Educators from Other States
How do teachers from other states apply for a Connecticut teaching certificate?
Teachers who are moving to Connecticut follow a path to certification based on the state or country they’re coming from.Educators from Other States
How do I apply for a Connecticut special services certificate?
Provide required documentation to become a certified speech & language pathologist, counselor, psychologist, social worker, or marriage & family therapist in Connecticut.Educators from Other States
Can I defer my subject matter assessment test?
Teachers from other states may be able to defer their subject matter assessment if they meet all other certification criteria.Educators from Other States
Am I exempt from subject matter assessments?
Some teachers applying from out of state are exempt from Board-approved assessment requirements.Educators from Other States
How do I apply for a teaching certificate from an enhanced reciprocity state?
Teachers follow a streamlined application process if they have a valid certificate from Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, or Washington, DC.Educators from Enhanced Reciprocity States Educators from Other States