In order to be considered for a teaching position in the Region 14 School District, you must have, or be eligible for, an appropriate Connecticut teaching certificate. If you are certified, please include a copy of your certificate with your application.

If you are certified elsewhere and wish to apply for a Connecticut certificate, you should contact:

Connecticut State Department of Education Bureau of Certification and Teacher Preparation P. O. Box 150471 - Room 243 Hartford, CT 06115-0741

Interactive Voice Response System (860) 713-6969. By following prompts, you can check on your certification status and request forms. Consultants answer this telephone line from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

You can visit the CSDE web site at https://portal.ct.gov/SDE to receive up-to-date information on certification, including regulations and Fact Sheets.

Praxis Information

The Praxis Series Web site is the best way to get the latest testing and registration information, news, and more. You can visit the website at www.ets.org/praxis.

Alternate Route to Certification

Become a Teacher through the Alternate Route to Certification offered through the Office of Higher Education and approved by the Connecticut State Department of Education.