Career Links

Interested in becoming a teacher in NJ?
Click here for an overview to certification in New Jersey

Are you an out-of-state teacher looking to become certified in NJ?
Click here for information on certification reciprocity

Apply online to become certified in NJ
http://www.state.nj.us/education/educators/license/tcis/

Check on the status of your application for certification:
https://www20.state.nj.us/DOE_TCIS_ASC/pages/appStatusSearch.jsp 

Information on becoming a School Leader in New Jersey
http://www.state.nj.us/education/educators/license/sl/

Information for Educational Services Personnel (CST specialists)
http://www.state.nj.us/education/educators/license/esp/

Information for Career and Technical Educators
http://www.state.nj.us/education/educators/license/cte/

Alternate Route Program - The Alternate Route program is a non-traditional teacher preparation program designed for those individuals who have not completed a formal teacher preparation program at an acredited college or university, but wish to obtain the necessary training to become a NJ certified teacher.  For more information visit:
http://www.state.nj.us/education/educators/license/alternate.htm

Praxis Testing / GPA Flexibility
http://www.state.nj.us/education/educators/license/praxis/

NJ Department of Higher Education Programs - For additional information, please visit:
http://www.state.nj.us/highereducation/ 

NJ County Education Office Information
http://www.state.nj.us/education/counties/

Information on Criminal History Review/Fingerprinting
http://www.state.nj.us/education/genfo/faq/faq_crimhist.htm

New Jersey School Report Card
http://www.state.nj.us/education/reportcard/index.html