COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation:

Testing candidates: Check our COVID-19 Update Page to review the health and safety measures in place for testing and find out about any country-specific testing policies.

Appointment availability is limited due to social distancing precautions and varies by location. Please note that our customer service wait-times are also longer than usual right now. For information on rescheduling, refunds, and more, please check out our FAQs.

Alert:

This website is scheduled to undergo routine maintenance on Saturday, 19 September 5:00 p.m.- Sunday, 20 September 2:00 a.m. CDT. During this time, you may not be able to schedule, reschedule or cancel test appointments. We apologize for this inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

Connecticut Teacher Certification Examinations

Connecticut Teacher Certification Examinations

Learn more about testing for Essential Services in the U.S. and Canada during COVID-19. See FAQs »

Learn more about Pearson VUE test delivery during COVID-19.

The Connecticut State Department of Education has contracted with the Evaluation Systems group of Pearson to assist in the development, administration, and scoring of the Connecticut Foundations of Reading test, Early Childhood test, and Reading Specialist test.

Test Registration & Scheduling Information

Registration

To take a test, you must first complete the registration and payment process at the CTCE website: www.ct.nesinc.com

Scheduling

Once you have registered to take a test, you may schedule your test appointment online 7 days per week, 24 hours per day. Test appointments are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

To schedule a test appointment, log in to your Connecticut Teacher Certification Examinations account and select “schedule” on the current registrations page for the test you wish to schedule: www.ct.nesinc.com

After you schedule your test appointment, Pearson VUE will send a confirmation email listing your test date, your testing time, the address and phone number of the test center, and directions to the test center.

Rescheduling or Canceling a Test

To reschedule or cancel a test appointment, log in to your account at the CTCE website and follow the instructions provided on the current registrations page: www.ct.nesinc.com

Last updated 2020-05-01