Teacher Grad School Fair

Connecticut Teachers Graduate School Fair

Connecticut educators are invited to join graduate schools from across the state to learn more about local graduate programs and obtaining professional certification. The event will be held on the Wesleyan University campus in Middletown, and is co-hosted by AFT-CT and CEA. 

Saturday, October 14, 2017 9:00 A.M - 12:00 noon

Beckham Hall - Grad Fair
Boger 112 - Professional Certification Q&A (10am-11am)

Thank you to all attendees and exhibitors! If you missed the fair, but would like more information about Graduate Liberal Studies, click here.

Attendees are asked to park in the Vine Street parking lot (Lot V, 171 Vine Street, Middletown for your GPS) and shuttles will run on a loop to Beckham Hall, but the Hall is within walking distance from the parking lot. Attendees may also choose to use street parking on High Street, Mount Vernon, Washington Terrace, Court Street, or College Street (campus map).

9:00 AM - Check-In
Beckham Hall, Wesleyan University
Check-in opens for attendees; coffee and lights refreshments available

9:00 AM-12:00 NOON - Graduate Fair Exhibitor Hall Open
Beckham Hall, Wesleyan University
Representatives from more than twenty graduate programs (below) will be available to discuss their programs, admission requirements, and more! Representatives from AFT-CT and CEA will be on-hand to answer questions about the state's professional certification requirements for public school teachers. 

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - CT Teacher Professional Certification Q&A
Boger Hall, Room 112
Michele O'Neill, CEA Educational Issues Specialist, will lead a Q&A session from 10am-11am for Connecticut public school teachers who have questions about current professional certification requirements.

12:00 NOON - Graduate Fair Exhibitor Hall Closes
Graduate Fair Closes

The following programs will have representatives at the fair:

Institution, Name of Program(s) Degrees offered

Albertus Magnus College,
Accelerated Degree Program

M.S. in Education, MBA, M.S in Management and Organizational Leadership, M.A. in Leadership, M.S in Accounting, M.S in Clinical Counseling, M.S in Human Services, M.A. in Art Therapy and Counseling, MFA in Writing, M.S in Criminal Justice

Central Connecticut State University (CCSU),
School of Graduate Studies

Ed.D., Sixth Year Certificate, MS, MAT

Connecticut Office of Higher Education

 Alternate Route to Certification

Eastern Connecticut State University (ECSU),
School of Education & Professional Studies/Graduate Division

M.S. Educational Studies; M.S. Educational Technology; M.S. Early Childhood Education; M.S. Elementary Education; M.S. Secondary Education (English, Math, History/Social Studies, Biology or Environmental Earth Science)

Hartford Seminary,
Religious Studies

Master of Arts

Fairfield University,

Reading and Language Development Program

Stand Alone #102: Remedial Reading and Remedial Language Arts Certification; MA in Remedial Reading and Remedial Language Arts with Optional #102 Certification;  SYC in Remedial Reading and Remedial Language Arts with Optional #102 Certification; Dyslexia Practitioner Certificate (Prepares Candidates to Earn National Certification from the International Dyslexia Association); Anne E. Fowler Literacy Fellowship

Fairfield University,

Educational Studies and Teacher Preparation

M.A. Elementary Education; M.A. Secondary Education; M.A. Special Education; M.A. Teaching and Foundations

Quinnipiac University, Educational Leadership

MS in Teacher Leadership; Sixth-Year Diploma/092 in Educational Leadership; MS in Special Education; MS in Instructional Design; Certificate of Completion in Special Education

Sacred Heart University, Farrington College of Education

Teacher Certification, Masters, Advanced Certifications

Southern Connecticut State University, English

M.A., M.S., MFA

Southern Connecticut State University, Elementary Education


Southern Connecticut State University, Special Education 


Southern Connecticut State University, Educational Leadership


The Graduate Institute, Learning and Thinking

Master of Arts, 6th Year

Trinity College, English 


Trinity College, American Studies


University of Bridgeport

M.S.; 6th Year C.A.S.; Ed. D.; programs in Education, Educational Leadership (092 certification), Elementary Education, Music Education, Professional Educator Development, Remedial Reading and Language Arts, Secondary Education

University of Connecticut, Neag School of Education

6th year, M.A., M.S., Ph.D., Ed.D., 6th year/092

University of Hartford, Graduate Admission (All programs)


University of Saint Joseph, School of Education

M.Ed, M.A.T.

Wesleyan University, Graduate Liberal Studies

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, Master of Philosophy in Liberal Arts (SY)

Western Connecticut State University, Graduate

Ed.D. - Instructional Leadership, Nursing Education; M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling, School Counseling, Applied Behavior Analysis, Special Education, Literacy and Language Arts, Curriculum Leadership, Instructional Technology, Music Education; Master of Science in Nursing; M.A. - English, History, Mathematics; MFA - Visual Arts, Creative and Professional Writing; Master of Business Administration; Master of Health Administration