Conn. Gen. Stat. § 10-145b(j). Teaching Certificates
The state Board of Education may revoke any certificate, authorization, or permit issued. Also, they can do so pursuant to sections 10-144o to 10-149, inclusive, for any of the following reasons:
(A) The holder of the certificate, authorization or permit obtained such certificate, authorization or permit through fraud. Or, if this happens through misrepresentation of a material fact;
(B) Or, the holder has persistently neglected to perform the duties for which the certificate, authorization or permit got granted;
(C) Also, if the holder became professionally unfit to perform the duties for which the certificate, authorization or permit got granted;
(D) Or, if the holder got convicted in a court of law of a crime involving moral turpitude. Or, of any other crime of such nature that in the opinion of the board continued holding of a certificate, authorization or permit by the person would impair the standing of certificates, authorizations or permits issued by the board; or
(E) Also, if other due and sufficient cause. The state Board of Education shall revoke any certificate, authorization or permit issued pursuant to said sections if the holder has intentionally disclosed specific questions or answers to students or otherwise improperly breached the security of any administration of a statewide examination pursuant to section 10-14n. In any revocation proceeding pursuant to this section, the state Board of Education shall have the burden of establishing the reason for such revocation by a preponderance of the evidence. Revocation shall remain in accordance with procedures established by the state Board of Education pursuant to chapter 54.
When the Commissioner of Education is notified, pursuant to section 10-149a or 17a-101i, that a person holding a certificate, authorization or permit issued by the state Board of Education under the provisions of sections 10-144o to 10-149, inclusive, has been convicted of
(A) A capital felony, pursuant to section 53a-54b,
(B) Also, for arson murder, pursuant to section 53a-54d,
(C) Or, for a Class A felony,
(D) Also a Class B felony, except a violation of section 53a-122, 53a-252 or 53a-291,
(E) And, a crime involving an act of child abuse or neglect as described in section 46b-120, or
(F) Or, a violation of section 53-21, 53-37a, 53a-49, 53a-60b, 53a-60c, 53a-71, 53a-72a, 53a-72b, 53a-73a, 53a-88, 53a-90a, 53a-99, 53a-103a, 53a-181c, 53a-191, 53a-196, 53a-196c, 53a-216, 53a-217b or 21a-278 or subsection (a) of section 21a-277, any certificate, permit or authorization issued by the state Board of Education and held by such person shall be deemed revoked and the commissioner shall notify such person of such revocation, provided such person may request reconsideration pursuant to regulations adopted by the state Board of Education, in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54. As part of such reconsideration process, the board shall make the initial determination as to whether to uphold or overturn the revocation. The commissioner shall make the final determination as to whether to uphold or overturn the revocation.
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