New Jersey Department of Education

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Certification & Induction

Certifications and Titles

There are three types of certificates: Instructional, Educational Services and Administrative.

Under each type of certificate, there are titles. The title identifies the specific type of service that the holder is allowed to provide. A candidate who holds an instructional certificate with a title to teach mathematics is allowed to teach mathematics alone. If the candidate also holds an instructional certificate with a title to teach biological science, the candidate is allowed to teach both mathematics and biological science.

The following lists include all the titles currently issued in New Jersey. In order to locate the information you are interested in, select the list from the choices below that best meets your need. If you are unsure of the title that you are seeking, but you know that it is an instructional certificate, review the list of titles in alphabetical order by type of certificate. If you know the name of the title, please review the list of titles in alphabetical order.

Information pertaining to the certificates may be found on the N.J.A.C. 6A:9B, State Board of Examiners and Certification administrative code webpage.

The following links will be helpful as you navigate the Certificate of Eligibility (CE), Certificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing (CEAS) or Standard certificate documents: