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About TEACH Connecticut

TEACH Connecticut is your one-stop shop to explore teaching, decide whether it is for you, and take the steps to become a teacher.
Video: Site Tour

About TEACH Connecticut

TEACH Connecticut is your one-stop shop to explore teaching, decide whether it is for you, and take the steps to become a teacher.
Video: Site Tour

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 CSDE is committed to ensuring that all students regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, family wealth, zip code or disability status have access to excellent teachers and leaders.

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.

  • CSDE Talent Office

  • TEACH.org

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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!

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