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On February 4, 2015, the Department proposed updates to teacher preparation regulations as part of a comprehensive initiative to support teachers entering the profession. We are currently working with stakeholders to hear feedback and consider potential updates to the proposal and will share more details when they become available.

Information Provided with the Initial Proposal (note: these documents do not reflect potential changes resulting from stakeholder feedback)

Other Sources of Information

On June 4, 2014 the State Board adopted regulations to increase the bar for entry to the teaching profession in New Jersey. Please see following materials for more information:

In addition, we launched the Educator Preparation Provider Annual Reports to provide a snapshot of performance data, including information on teacher certification area and employment, placement, retention, and evaluation outcomes for EPP graduates.