New Jersey Professional Development Requirements in Statute and Regulations
Mandatory professional development (PD) requirements for particular groups of educators are specified in statute and regulation. These requirements go beyond the core requirements for PD planning and implementation set forth in N.J.A.C. 6A:9C.
The chart provided through the link below summarizes these targeted PD requirements as well as the authorizing citations, educators who should receive the PD, timelines, and additional information. The requirements are grouped under the following topics:
Please use the chart on this site for the most current information. The requirements will be updated as necessary. Questions on the requirements may be submitted by email to teachPD@doe.state.nj.us.
NJ PD Requirements in Statute and Regulation (updated 2017)
June 2016 – Addition of Lyme disease training
August 2016 – Update to Bilingual Education Inservice Training and Student-Athlete Cardiac Assessment Professional Development Module
October 2017 – Janet's Law requiring CPR/AED trained staff (see section d. Health)