School District of the Chathams

School District of the

Chathams

Essential Intent

The essential intent of the School District of the Chathams is to divine and develop the gifts within each child.

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Certification Requirements for Employment

Full Time/Half Time
(Contractual Position)

NJ Standard Certificate (or)
Certificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing (or)
Certificate of Eligibility (Alternate Route)

Substitute Teacher/Nurse

Any of the Above (or)
County Substitute Certificate


How to Apply for Certification

Standard Certificates (New Jersey Residents)

  1. Applicants in approved teacher education programs
    Complete application through your college. Applications are available from the College Certification Office.

  2. 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 the 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.

County Substitute Certificate

Apply through school district Human Resources Office when registering to substitute teach.
 
Should your circumstances not fall under any of the above categories, please feel free to contact our office at any of the numbers listed below relative to
  • Documents and fees required for certification
  • Requirements for instructional certifications in New Jersey
  • Provisional Teacher Program: Training, Support, and Evaluation
  • Test Requirement for Certification
  • Passing Scores Required for Certification
  • List of Endoresments Offered in Alternate Training Programs for Certification
  • List of County Office Locations
  • Directory of NJ Colleges Offering Teacher Education Programs
  • General Information concerning Certification Procedure

Phone: 973-457-2424; Fax: 973-457-2482

Essential Intent

The essential intent of the School District of the Chathams is to divine and develop the gifts within each child.

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