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Apply Online Through the Teacher Certification Information System

Verifying Certification

As of May 15, 2015, paper certificates are no longer issued.
All information about certificates is now available online including certificate name, certificate ID number, date of issuance, and expiration date if applicable. Instructions to view this information can be found at http://www.nj.gov/education/educators/license/tcis/instructions.pdf.

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New certification regulations in effect immediately

The 2015-16 regional training presentation for district and county staff may be viewed here.

Effective July 7, 2014, regulations regarding GPA requirements, flexibility rules, and basic skills tests changed. For a summary, click here.

For Guidance on Highly Qualified Teachers please click here.

Transcript Evaluations:

  • Our office provides transcript evaluations to determine if your coursework meets certification requirements for a $70.00 evaluation fee.
  • Please click here for the procedures to obtain a transcript evaluation.

Office of Certification & Induction | P.O. Box 500 | Trenton, NJ 08625-0500