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Basic Certification Information

Connecticut has a three-tiered certification continuum that recognizes the progression of a teacher's professional career and issues three certificates: the initial educator, the provisional educator, and the professional educator.




For a list of assessments for different certifications required by the State Dept. of Education, as well as the corresponding passing scores, please visit their page for additional information.


How to Obtain Information Regarding Certification


CEA, as one of two teachers' associations in the state, does not have access to individuals' certificates or records; that information can be obtained by contacting the State Department of Education in one of the following ways:

Mail:

Bureau of Educator Standards and Certification
Connecticut State Department of Education
P. O. Box 150471 - Room 243
Hartford, Connecticut 06115-0471

For express mail services:

Bureau of Educator Standards and Certification
Connecticut State Department of Education
165 Capitol Avenue, Room 243
Hartford, CT 06106

Note: Requiring a signature for mail delivery may cause delays.


Phone: (860) 713-6969 between the hours of 12 and 4 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

Fax: (860) 713-7017

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Monday - Friday

Bureau of Educator Standards and Certification: teacher.cert@ct.gov Responses to e-mails may take two weeks due to the volume of e-mail the Bureau receives.

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