The College of New Jersey

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About the Department

Focus on young learners, with the extensive training and education needed for early childhood or elementary teaching certification. Our fully accredited programs for initial certification at the undergraduate and graduate levels prepare exemplary teachers who inspire learners and shape communities. We also serve the education community through faculty research and professional development for teachers on campus and in schools.

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Service and Outreach

Get involved! Student organizations work with schools and communities to lead change for children.


Professional Preparation

Extensive fieldwork framed by professional development prepares students for the demands of teaching.


Urban Education Program

Specialize in teaching in urban schools and earn a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in five years.


The College is open with very limited on-campus staffing. For assistance and all questions, please contact us via email ( or call 609.771.2252.