Bridgeport Public Schools is now seeking prospective candidates who may want to have a teaching career with BPS. If you or someone you know is interested in applying, please go online to: www.bridgeportedu.com/teachers to submit your application. If you or anyone you know is already a certified teacher, but may be interested in obtaining a second certification in a critical shortage area, please email me directly or the State Department of Education (SDE) to discuss possibilities. Anyone without a Connecticut State Certification? Any questions about certifications? Please feel free to contact the SDE by way of the following:
CONTACT AT THE STATE LEVEL
PHONE: 860-713-6969 between the hours of 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
http://sdeportal.ct.gov/cecscreateuser/default.aspx to check your certification status and see how you are listed
https://portal.ct.gov/SDE/Certification/Bureau-of-Certification/Contact - DIRECT WEBSITE PAGE
Are you seeking an accelerated route to certification?
ARC Program – Is an intense teacher program with a minimum bachelor degree to enter teaching profession – for more information from the higher education department, please contact the ARC program at www.ctdhe.org/arc or http://www.ctdhe.org/arc phone number is 860-947-1300
NASDTEC Interstate agreement with 30 other states – an applicant may qualify based on information at https://portal.ct.gov/SDE/Certification/Out-of-State-Educators