New Jersey Department of Education

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Professional Development in New Jersey

High quality, relevant and timely professional learning experiences, both individualized and collaborative, are integral to the educator life cycle and necessary for continued professional growth. Educators engage in sustained professional learning to refine and expand their practice to help students perform at higher levels. The Office of Professional Learning coordinates policy and programs in accordance with N.J.A.C. 6A:9C and other regulations to support high-quality- professional development, educator effectiveness, and equitable outcomes.

The Office of Professional Learning is responsible for the following:

Other Office of Professional Learning projects include:

For more information, about specific office guidance and other documents, please see the ribbons at the top and bottom of this page.

To share questions and comments or to contact Acting Director Dr. Kenneth Bond, please email


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