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Want to Become a Vocational Teacher?

Connecticut needs more talented professionals like you! If you have work experience and a talent for teaching, please follow the links below to learn job requirements and apply for your teacher certificate.

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Apply online, renew your certificate, and more using the Connecticut Educator Certification System (CECS).
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Apply by Mail

Follow this process to apply for your certificate by mail.
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How to Use CECS

View this video about our online application system and how to use it.
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