Education and Teacher Training Programs

New Pathways to Teaching in New Jersey (NPTNJ) – Alternate Route Program

Become a Certified Teacher

Approved by the New Jersey Department of Education

Program Overview

The New Pathways to Teaching in New Jersey (NPTNJ) is an alternate route program that is designed to allow individuals that already have a bachelor’s degree, but did not complete a traditional teacher training program, to become a licensed teacher.  This program can be taken as credit or non-credit and provides you the requirements to get your Standard Teaching Certificate in New Jersey. 

All classes are held through Bergen County Community College in Paramus, NJ. For more info please call our Office of Continuing Education and Workforce development at 973-684-6224 (6153).