New Jersey Department of Education

The Recruitment and Preparation teams in the Office of Recruitment, Preparation, and Certification lead policy development to ensure that every student, school, and district has access to well-trained, effective educators that meet the needs of their communities. We collaborate with and support educator preparation programs and school districts to attract and retain excellent educators and ensure that they are prepared to be effective as they begin their careers.

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Educator Certification Programs

Loan Forgiveness

Provisional Teacher Programs

Assessments for Certification

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