Bureau of Certification

Bureau of Certification

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You can use the Connecticut Educator Certification System to:

  • Apply for, renew, or update certifications online
  • Check the status of your application
  • Update your profile and contact information
  • View your Connecticut certificates
  • Request a duplicate copy of your certificate
  • View testing history
  • Apply for Praxis I (PPST) waiver
Log in to your C.E.C.S. account  
Tutorials

Certification application

Step-by-step instructions and important information about the application process

Managing your C.E.C.S. account

Step-by-step instructions for resetting and updating your password, retrieving your username, and getting your Educator Identification Number

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Renewing Your Certificate

Learn how to renew your initial, provisional, or professional certification.
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Certification FAQs

Review your specific certification requirements.
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Educator Certification Lookup

Find out whether an educator is certified in Connecticut.

Phone support hours are Monday and Thursday from 12-2 p.m.

Phone: 860-713-6969

Email*: teacher.cert@ct.gov

*Due to the volume of email inquiries, responses may take 10-15 business days during off-peak season (October-April). During the peak months of May through September, email response time may increase to 30 business days.