Secondary Business Education
Secondary Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, General Science,
K-12 World Languages
Pre-K-12 Family and Consumer Sciences
Pre-K-12 Technology Education
for the 2021-22 program are available
and must be submitted by May 15, 2021. **ARC will accept official
passing Praxis II Subject Area/ACTFL test scores through June 11, 2021.
All other application documents, including passing Praxis Core Scores,
must be received by the application deadline of May 15, 2021.
Applications will not be reviewed until complete.
The ARC 2021 hybrid program will be held from September 9, 2021 - May
26, 2022. The hybrid class schedule will be as follows:
Online classes will be held two weekday evenings, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
In person classes will be held at Goodwin University on two Saturdays a
month, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.
Tuition and other costs average $6,000
Bachelor's Degree or higher from a
regionally accredited institution of
and a passing score on the respective PII test or ACTFL OPI and WPT
tests. Applicants with a bachelor's degree earned outside of the
U.S. must have their credentials evaluated by agencies approved by the
Connecticut State Department of Education.
minimum grade point average (GPA) of “B” (3.0 on a 4.0 scale) in either an
undergraduate degree program or at least 24 semester hours of graduate
study is required. If applicants do not meet these requirements,
they must apply for a GPA waiver for consideration as part of the online
Praxis Core Academic Skills Test: Official
passing scores on Praxis Core (reading 156, writing 162, math 150) are
required. Praxis Core waivers are available based on obtaining
minimum scores on the SAT, ACT, GRE, or PAA.
Praxis II Subject Area Test/ACTFL: Official
passing scores on Praxis II for all certification areas except World
Language are required.
World Language applicants, official passing scores on the ACTFL OPI and
Additional testing information and deadlines can be found in the online
Please note that there are no waivers for Praxis II or ACTFL.
*ARC reserves the right to cancel or reschedule training to a
later program cycle in any subject area depending on hiring patterns,
the number of qualified applicants, and availability of student teaching
placements. If a subject area cannot be offered, application fees
will be refunded to applicants for that subject area.
learn more about applying to ARC and have your questions answered,
register for a free, virtual Q&A session hosted
weekly through April 2021 by our friends at TEACH Connecticut.