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

Bureau of Certification

Bureau of Certification

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Connecticut provides fully licensed educators a path to certification based on where they’re already certified. To learn about our state's certification requirements and apply, please select the right option for you:

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Enhanced Reciprocity States

Learn more and apply if you are fully certified in DC, DE, ME, MD, MA, NH, NJ, NY, PA PR, RI, VT, or VA
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All Other States

Learn about certification in CT and how to apply if you are from any other other U.S. state or territory.