In the areas below, you will find links to the forms and resources that students may need to access at various points in our program.

Forms for Students

These downloadable forms are listed in the order that students are likely to need they. They are downloadable in PDF format.

PRAXISCore Waiver Information

Teacher Certification Program Application

Program Application Form (word document, so students and recommenders can complete by typing, saving, and emailing)

Recommendation Form (word document, so students and recommenders can complete by typing, saving, and emailing)

Planned Pattern of Study Forms

Planned Pattern of Study for Elementary Education

Planned Pattern of Study for Secondary Education

Planned Pattern of Study for Music Education (word document, so students can complete by typing, saving, and emailing)

Student Teaching Application

Student Teaching Application Form

Recommendation Form 

Resources for Students

PRAXIS Information

The PRAXIS assessments are taken by individuals entering the teaching profession as part of the certification process required by many states and professional licensing organizations, including Connecticut. The assessments evaluate general academic skills prior to entry into teacher education programs and also measure subject-specific knowledge and teaching skills.

Student Teacher Handbook

Connecticut Code of Professional Responsibility for Teachers (pdf)

Connecticut Common Core of Teaching (link)

Connecticut Certification Requirements (link) 

Connecticut State Department of Education Bureau of Certification (link)

Teaching in Other States

The National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification, or NASDTEC, oversees an interstate agreement that specifies certification reciprocity among states. Here is the list of signers.

Job Placement in Connecticut

CT REAP offers a search engine for Connecticut job postings.

The Connecticut Education Association also lists job postings.

The Connecticut Council of Language Teachers, or CT COLT, lists job postings, too.

Resources for Students

PRAXIS Information

The Praxis Series evaluate general academic skills prior to entry into teacher education programs, measure subject-specific knowledge and teaching skills.

Certification requirements

State of Connecticut Certification Information
http://www.sde.ct.gov/sde/cwp/view.asp?a=2613&Q=321230

State of Connecticut - Mandatory Fingerprinting/Background Requirements for Student Teachers (pdf)

Teaching in Other States

http://www.uky.edu/Education/TEP/usacert.html

Job Placement in Connecticut

CT REAP

Professional Organizations

CT Education Association
http://www.cea.org/jobs/

COLT, Connecticut Council of Language Teachers