Bureau of Certification

Bureau of Certification

School District

We’ve gathered resources to help school districts understand certification requirements for CT teachers.

Educator certification verification information is available to the public. Confirm staff credentials using our online tool.

Educator Certification District Lookup 
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Compliance

All educators must hold a certificate for the position in which they are serving. Make sure your school is in compliance.
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Substitute Teaching

School districts can authorize daily classroom substitutes or long-term substitutes depending on the applicant’s background.
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DSAP

Applicants missing certification requirements can serve during a shortage using a durational shortage area permit.
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Emergency Coaching Permit
Learn about temporary one-year permits for coaching shortages.
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Charter School Education Permit
A CSEP authorizes service in approved public charter schools.
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Freedom of Information Act
Learn about the data we collect and how to submit a FOIA request.
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Forms for District Use
Frequently used forms are accessible on this page.
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