New Jersey Department of Education

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Certification & Induction

I have graduated from a New Jersey-approved teacher program

Step 1. Complete New Jersey-approved Program

Complete New Jersey-approved Program

Your school will forward necessary information to the Department of Education.

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Step 2. Praxis Test

Praxis Test

Take any applicable Praxis II: Subject Assessment/Specialty Area test(s). Test registration procedures, registration form and other information are available through the Praxis Web site at or the School Leadership Series Web site at Online registration is also available.

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Step 3. Certification Issued

Certification Issued

If you call the Department of Education with questions about your certification, please obtain a batch number from your school prior to calling.

Please click the link below for specific certification requirements.

Please click the link below to apply online.