This exciting state offers much to explore and rich opportunities to teach in the heart of New England.
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About Relay Connecticut

From Hartford to Waterbury, New Haven to Bridgeport, Connecticut is a mix of urban centers, coastal seascapes, and rural communities that is never far from the action. Relay Connecticut offers the Alternate Route Certification program.





RESIDENT SALARY RANGE: $25,000 – 50,000
(varies by school partner and role)


Alternate Route to Certification Program
Master of Arts in Teaching

To review program-specific admissions requirements for this campus, click here.
To review requirements for certification programs at this campus, click here.



Secondary Math and Science (Grades 7-12)
Dean Dr. Rebecca Good

Dean Dr. Rebecca Good

As founding Dean of Relay Connecticut, Dr. Rebecca Good is the educational leader for all programs in Connecticut. Dr. Good, a dedicated award winning educator, served as a middle school teacher and principal in New Haven. Dr. Good earned a Global Education EdD at the Rossier School of Education, in University of Southern California. She believes in the power of teachers teaching teachers.

State Highlights

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The first black diplomat in U.S. history was from Derby, Connecticut. Born in 1833, abolitionist Ebenezer Bassett was the son of Black Governor Eben Tobias. He was the first black man to graduate from Connecticut Normal School - now known as Central Connecticut State University. The civil war had just ended when President Ulysses Grant asked him to be the first U.S. minister to the new republic of Haiti, marking the beginning of a long diplomatic career.

The author of Uncle’s Tom Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe, lived in Hartford CT. Her home, the Harriet Beecher Stowe House is a historic house museum and National Historic Landmark . It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970, and declared a National Historic Landmark in 2013.

Connecticut offers rural and coastal attractions just miles from Boston, New York, Providence, and Hartford.

Those looking for a unique sports experience can head to Storrs to watch the UConn Women’s Basketball team, a veritable powerhouse boasting four straight NCAA titles and 111 straight wins before 2017.


Public transportation is available by train, bus, and ferry around Connecticut and to nearby destinations, including New York City and Boston. A car is necessary for most Connecticut residents. Learn more.

Contact Information

Relay Connecticut


Relay Connecticut
370 James St., 2nd Floor
New Haven, CT 06513