Navigate Your Teaching Career with TEACH Connecticut
We believe that there is no more important aspiration we can have as a people than the future success of our children, and that educators play a crucial role in the life of every child who enters their schools.
That's why the Talent Office at the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) and The Peter and Carmen Lucia Buck Foundation (The PCLB Foundation) launched TEACH Connecticut, in partnership with Connecticut school districts, educator preparation providers and TEACH.org.
TEACH Connecticut is the first statewide initiative of its kind in the nation. We are committed to supporting anyone considering teaching in Connecticut and building the strongest-possible educator workforce to ensure that all students have access to great teachers. Learn more about the resources and support we're building for future teachers.
Here’s what you can get for FREE at TEACH
When it comes to teacher certification and prep programs, our job is to streamline everything you need to know and make it easy to understand. That’s why we’re proud to offer many free products and services to help future teachers like you get started on your careers.
When you sign up at TEACH, you’ll get access to the following products and tools for FREE:
- Up-to-date teacher certification guides
- Teacher prep program database
- 1-on-1 coaching with expert teachers who can answer your questions
- Real teacher stories
- Financial aid, salary and benefits information
- Personalized application checklists (for when you’re ready to apply)
- Scholarships and fee reimbursement information
Check out the video below for a quick tour of our website and highlights of the free products and services you’ll get when you sign up.
Who We Are
The mission of the CSDE Talent Office is to develop and deploy talent management and human capital development strategies to districts and schools statewide so that the most effective educators are in every school and classroom, and all students are prepared for college, career and life.
The CSDE Talent Office is committed to supporting Connecticut’s teachers and leaders at every step of the career continuum: attracting, recruiting, preparing, inducting, supporting, retaining, advancing and elevating effective teachers and leaders who represent the racial, ethnic and linguistic diversity of Connecticut’s students.
Create an Account
Get a customized experience by signing up for your free, all-access pass to TEACH Connecticut products and services.
We’re always working on something new to help the next generation of great teachers. With an account, you get first dibs!