Renew a Teaching Certificate in CT
(not a Connecticut teacher, click here to find your state)
How do I renew a teaching certificate in CT?
Step-by-step instructions for renewal with required documentation for renewing a teaching certificate in Connecticut.
Provisional certificates are generally effective for eight years to allow educators time to meet additional course work requirements. Provisional level certificates are not renewable except in specific circumstances. For most teaching endorsements, to advance from a Provisional to a Professional level educator certificate, you must complete at least 30 semester hours of credit beyond your bachelor’s degree.
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How do I contact the CT Department of Education?
Contact the Connecticut State Department of Education
450 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06103
Disclaimer: Please ensure the information and courses meet requirements for your teaching certificate and circumstances and align with what your state Department of Education requires. The new continuing education information and courses listed on this page are current as of July 1st, 2020 to meet the best information available. State licensing requirements and school district approval processes may change and it is your responsibility as a licensed or certified teacher to know your state certification renewal requirements and the process for submission and approval of all professional and staff development hours for renewing a license, licensing and certificate renewal and expired or lapsed certification. Professional Learning Board can not guarantee acceptance by your school, district, state Department of Education or licensing authority.