New Jersey Department of Education

Professional Development in New Jersey

High quality, relevant and timely professional learning experiences, both individualized and collaborative, are integral to the educator life cycle and necessary for continued professional growth. Educators engage in sustained professional learning to refine and expand their practice to help students perform at higher levels. Professional development policy and programs are developed in accordance with N.J.A.C. 6A:9C and other regulations aimed at supporting high-quality- professional development, educator effectiveness, and equitable outcomes.

The work of professional development includes:

Additional projects include:

For more information, about specific office guidance and other documents, please see the ribbons at the top and bottom of this page.

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