Within the Office of Recruitment, Preparation, and Recognition, our focus on preparation includes supporting all preparation programs across the state that prepare educators for New Jersey public schools, with a specific focus on the following:
Developing regulations and guidance pertaining to the operation of educator preparation programs,
Approving and monitoring all preparation programs that operate in New Jersey and are intended to lead to state certification, and
Sharing data and information on approved preparation programs to help promote their continuous improvement
The Power and Benefits of Clinical Practice
Please take the time to view this video, The Power and Benefits of Clinical Practice. It speaks to the importance of being a cooperating teacher as well as the impact of clinical interns.