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    INSTRUCTIONS FOR GETTING A CERTIFICATION

    OR ALTERNATE ROUTE CERTIFICATION

     

    Standard Certificates – New Jersey Residents:

    • Applicants in approved teacher education programs should complete the application through their college or university.  Applications are available at the College Certification Office.
    • Applicants for Alternate Route (Provisional Teacher Program) If you have not completed teacher preparation in a traditional college program, application for certification should be made through: Office of Licensing and Academic Credentials, NJ State Department of Education, CN 500, Trenton, NJ 08625. 

     

    Out-of-State Residents:

    • Apply through the Office of Licensing and Academic Credentials, NJ State Department of Education, CN 500, Trenton, NJ  08625. 

     

    NJ State Substitute Teacher's Certifications:

     

    Additional Information: