Welcome to the new Connecticut State Department of Education, Bureau of Certification website.

Bureau of Certification

Bureau of Certification

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Being a coach comes with a lot of responsibility on and off the field. We’re here to guide you through the permit process.

The Connecticut State Department of Education has outlined the steps and training required to obtain a coaching permit and keep student athletes safe.

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Renew an Existing Permit

If you already hold a coaching permit in Connecticut, you only need to complete a few steps to renew your permit.
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Certified Educators

Learn more about the requirements and application process for certified CT educators seeking a coaching permit.
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Education

See approved education programs for CEUs, concussion and safety modules, and other coaching courses.
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Laws and Regulations
Read more about coaching laws in CT, from the latest legislation to training courses.
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Competency Requirements
See the Connecticut State Department of Education’s guide to safe coaching practices.
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Documents and Forms
Student safety is important to educators and parents. Find important documents and forms.
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