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Connecticut Foundations of Reading test


Beginning on or after July 1, 2009, teacher candidates in Connecticut applying for an Integrated Early Childhood, NK-3 Endorsement (endorsement #113) or Elementary Education Grades K-6 Endorsement (endorsement #013) will be required to take and pass the Connecticut Foundations of Reading test, in addition to the current testing requirements as outlined on the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) website at (select "Certification" and then "Assessments" and then "Guide to Assessments for Educator Certification in Connecticut").

For information regarding ALL certification requirements for early childhood and elementary education certification, visit the CSDE website at or contact the Certification Office via e-mail at or by telephone at (860) 713-6969.