Connecticut Educator Certification System (CECS)


Access the Connecticut Educator Certification System (C.E.C.S.)

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For tutorials on using the CECS, please see our video tutorial page.

Please note:
If you have trouble accessing the CECS, try switching browsers. The system works with current versions of most browsers, such as Safari or Chrome, but was designed for Internet Explorer 10 or later.

Options once logged-in are:
  • Apply for, Renew, or Update Certifications On-Line
  • Check the status of your Application
  • Update your Profile and Contact Information
  • View your Connecticut Certificates
  • Request a Duplicate Copy of your Certificate
  • View Testing History
  • Apply for Praxis I (PPST) Waiver
Public Information:
Payment Options:
  • On-Line Credit Card Visa Credit Card Logo  Or Mastercard Credit Card Logo  Or Discover Credit Card Logo Only - No debit cards are accepted
  • Mail Payment (certified Check or Money Order), NO Personal Checks
Mail all required documents and payment to:

Bureau of Educator Standards and Certification
P.O.Box 150471
Hartford, CT 06115-0471

Thank you for using the on-line Connecticut Educator Certification System.