Connecticut Teacher Certification Examinations

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


To take a test, you must first complete the registration and payment process at the CTCE website:


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:

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:

Last updated 2021-10-12