The Bureau of Certification is currently experiencing technical issues with the clearing of criminal background checks for issuance of educator certifications, authorizations, and permits. We are currently working to resolve this issue with our state partners and hope to have this situation rectified as soon as possible. Thank you.

How do I use the CECS system?

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View these videos to learn how you can set up you Connecticut Educator Certification System (C.E.C.S.) account and apply online.


How to apply for certification


How to reset your C.E.C.S. password and manage your account