Welcome to the new Connecticut State Department of Education, Bureau of Certification website. Bureau of Certification Bureau of Certification SDE - Bureau of Certification US Educators ... US Educators SDE - Bureau of Certification Let’s get started! 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: 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 All Other States Learn about certification in CT and how to apply if you are from any other other U.S. state or territory.