Bureau of Certification

Current processing time for application review is 6-8 weeks.
Please Note: We recommend using the online system, when applicable, to expedite processing. Follow-up phone calls and emails regarding current applications may delay the Department’s ability to quickly process applications.

Use the online system

Connecticut Educator Certification System: apply for, renew, or update certifications on-line
Aspiring Educators

Becoming a certified educator or Connecticut educator preparation program completers
Connecticut Certified Educators

For Connecticut certification holders: renew, upgrade or add an endorsement


Apply for a first time or renew a permit
Out-of-State applicants for Connecticut Certification

Obtaining Connecticut certification for out-of-state educators and program completers
District resources

Forms, tutorials, data reporting and regulatory procedures

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