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.
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:
Processed via HR at the Madison BOE; Instructions
For additional information on any of the above, please refer to the State of NJ Department of Education web sites: