Connecticut State Department of Education
Teachers & Administrators
Becoming an Educator
Requirements on becoming a newly certified teacher, identification of planned programs and job vacancies.
TEAM Program
The Teacher Education And Mentoring Program is a new beginning teacher induction program, effective July 1, 2010. This site will provide information and resources as they become available.
Career Advancement/Award Programs
Advancing your educator certificate, continuing education units, professional development, National Board Certification and educator awards.
Carl D. Perkins Information
Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Act of 1998 is the principal source of federal funding in Connecticut for improvement of secondary and postsecondary career and technical education programs. Each year Congress appropriates grants to states, including basic state grants and tech prep to be allocated to secondary and postsecondary institutions.
Certification
Application forms, educator assessment requirements and certification regulations.
Coordinated School Health
The Coordinated School Health approach ensures that a school community effectively links good health with educational success. The components include: Health Education; Physical Education; Health Services; Nutrition Services; Healthy School Environment; Counseling, Psychological and Social Services; Health Promotion for Staff and Family/Community Involvement.
Educator Preparation Accreditation
"Accreditation procedures, timelines, and related resources for continuing program approval and new program approval"
Educator Standards
Connecticut standards and guidelines for teaching, learning and leadership
Grant Opportunities
This link provides information on state, federal and private grant opportunities and applications that are available to eligible applicants.
Paraprofessionals
Performance Evaluation Advisory Council (PEAC) meetings
Preventing Teen Dating Violence & Promoting Healthy Relationships
School Improvement/Connecticut Accountability for Learning Initiative
Retirement
Teacher Retirement Board and State Employee Retirement Systems.
Teaching & Learning
Early Childhood and PK-12 standards and learning resources including information on PK-16 initiatives