Applying for an initial 5-year coaching permit for certified educators
If you are already a certified educator, the application process to receive your coaching permit for the first time requires a few additional steps.
Step 1: Required Courses
Before you apply for your permit, you must complete the following courses:
CPR and first aid courses must be completed in person. Online-only formats will not be accepted.
Step 2: Apply
After you have completed the required courses, you are free to apply for your permit. Use the Connecticut Educator Certification System (C.E.C.S.) to apply online. If you prefer a paper-based application, submit an ED185 form.
Step 3: Submit Your Documents
Emailed or faxed paper-based applications and forms with signatures cannot be accepted. Mail all required documents to the following address:
Connecticut State Department of Education
Bureau of Educator Standards and Certification
P.O. Box 150471
Hartford, CT 06115-0471
Standard processing of coaching applications takes 6-8 weeks from the original date of submission.