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Career & Technical Education: Learning That Works for New Jersey

Career Clusters: Information Technology

Planning, managing, and providing legal, public safety, protective services and homeland security, including professional and technical support services.

Career Pathways

  • Correction Services
  • Emergency & Fire Management Services
  • Law Enforcement Services Pathway  
  • Legal Services
  • Security & Protective Services

Career Cluster® Lead
Christine Tomkus
609-292-3495
christine.tomkus@doe.state.nj.us

Resources provided are for your reference. The New Jersey Department of Education does not endorse any resources.

Labor Market Information

Technical Skills Assessments

CIP Code CTE Program Assessment
430102 Corrections NOCTI Job Ready - Criminal Justice (http://www.nocti.org)
430103 Criminal Justice / Law Enforcement Administration

NOCTI Job Ready - Law Enforcement (http://www.nocti.org)

430107 Criminal Justice / Police Science / Law Enforcement Technician
430203 Fire Science / Firefighting NJ Fire Fighter I license (http://www.state.nj.us/dca/divisions/dfs/offices/training.html)

Curriculum:

Homeland Security Program Overview
This three-year program in Homeland Security (CIP: 43.0301) focuses on security policy, planning, and operations dedicated to the protection of U.S. territory, assets, infrastructure, institutions, and citizens from external threats and is intended for students who are considering entering a branch of the military. It includes instruction in national security policy, government relations, intelligence, law enforcement, security technology, communications and information technology, homeland security planning and operations, disaster planning, and applications to specific threat scenarios.

Professional Associations 

New Jersey Criminal Justice Educators Informal Networking Group - please contact the Career Cluster Lead for more information.

Resources

SkillsUSA Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO)

National:  
http://www.skillsusa.org
Email: anyinfo@skillsusa.org
Phone: 703-777-8810
Fax: 703-777-8999
Toll Free: 800-321-8422
New Jersey:
http:www.nj-skillsusa.org
Pete Carey
State Director
SkillsUSA New Jersey
P.O. Box 6350
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Email: pcarey@scvts.net
Phone: 908-526-8900, ext. 7231
Fax: 908-704-0784

Postsecondary Connections