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

Bureau of Certification

Bureau of Certification

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Welcome to Connecticut!

We have many excellent opportunities for teaching in our state. Follow the links below to apply for certification and submit information about your education and teaching experience. Thank you.

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Apply for Certification

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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Certification Requirements

Learn the requirements for becoming certified in Connecticut.

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FAQs
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