Teaching Schools In Connecticut

In Connecticut, there are 16 accredited schools where teaching classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in teaching in the state of Connecticut, which encompasses teaching training at the following levels:

  • Teaching Certificate
  • Associates degree in Teaching
  • Bachelors degree in Teaching
  • Masters degree in Teaching


Schools

  1. Albertus Magnus College

    700 Prospect St, New Haven, Connecticut 06511-1189

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  2. University of Bridgeport

    126 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-5620

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  3. Central Connecticut State University

    1615 Stanley St, New Britain, Connecticut 06050

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  4. Connecticut College

    270 Mohegan Ave, New London, Connecticut 06320

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  5. University of Connecticut

    Storrs, Connecticut 06269

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  6. Goodwin College

    One Riverside Drive, East Hartford, Connecticut 06118

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  7. Eastern Connecticut State University

    83 Windham St, Willimantic, Connecticut 06226

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  8. Fairfield University

    1073 N Benson Rd, Fairfield, Connecticut 06824-5195

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  9. University of Hartford

    200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-1599

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  10. Manchester Community College in Manchester in Great Path

    Great Path, Manchester, Connecticut 06040

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  11. Naugatuck Valley Community College

    750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, Connecticut 06708-3089

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  12. Mitchell College

    437 Pequot Avenue, New London, Connecticut 06320

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  13. Quinnipiac University

    Mt Carmel Ave, Hamden, Connecticut 06518

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  14. Sacred Heart University

    5151 Park Ave, Fairfield, Connecticut 06825-1000

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  15. Southern Connecticut State University

    501 Crescent Street, New Haven, Connecticut 06515-1355

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  16. Western Connecticut State University

    181 White Street, Danbury, Connecticut 06810-6826

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Teaching Employment

Connecticut 51,240
National 4,078,490

Approximately 1% of the country's teaching professionals work in Connecticut state.

Employment Growth for Teaching professionals In Connecticut

48,980 56,930 57,580 54,320 47,730
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Connecticut, teaching is a shrinking field. 1,250 less teaching professionals were working in Connecticut in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 3% decline in the field. This decline is slower than the national trend for teaching professionals which shows a 6% decrease in the number of teaching professionals working around the nation.

Teaching VS. All Professions salaries in Connecticut

$64,564 $65,061 $72,693 $74,386 $74,901
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of teaching professionals is declining, the salaries paid to teaching professionals are increasing in Connecticut. The mean salary for teaching professionals in 2006 was $64,564 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $74,901 per year.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Connecticut

10th percentile
$43,415
25th percentile
$55,829
50th percentile
$72,282
75th percentile
$80,239
90th percentile
$95,385

Thus, teaching professionals' salaries grew by 14% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 120% pay differential between the highest paid teaching professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of teaching in Connecticut.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Connecticut

Early Childhood Education
$53,005
Educational Leadership
$89,742
Elementary Education
$77,685
Special Education
$69,300
Teaching
$74,239

Teaching professionals in Connecticut earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Teaching programs available for each degree type for all schools in Connecticut

associate
3
bachelor
29
master
36
doctor
2
Certificate
25
Total95

As the number of teaching professionals is decreasing in Connecticut state, the number of students graduating from the 16 accredited teaching schools in Connecticut state is decreasing. In Connecticut, there were 1,670 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,207 graduates from teaching courses in 2010.

This represents a 28% decrease in the number of teaching degree or certificate school graduates in Connecticut state. 38% of these graduates received a master's degree in teaching.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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