Technology Education

In New Jersey, all programs that offer a Technology Education teaching certification currently require a Bachelor's degree with "a 30-credit coherent sequence of study in courses that align to the Standards for Technological Literacy (STL)."

Technology Education (1810)

This endorsement authorizes the holder to teach technology education in all public schools with the exception of approved vocational programs. Technology education includes content aligned with the CCCS and the standards for Technology Literacy published by the International Technology Education Association. Examples of the topics that can be taught under this endorsement include: the nature of technology; technology and society; engineering and technological design; abilities for a technological world; energy and power; information and communication; and transportation, manufacturing and construction technologies.

Links to state requirements for Technology education teacher certification:

Technology Education Certification Programs in NJ

Only the The College of New Jersey and the NJIT/Rutgers-Newark programs specifically market a technology education teaching credential program.

The Department of Integrative STEM Education at The College of New Jersey currently has the only undergraduate program in NJ that leads to a certification in technology education.


Teacher Education Programs (with Rutgers-Newark UTEP)

Rutgers University - Newark

Urban Secondary Education Teacher Certification Program

The College of New Jersey

Bachelor of Science: Technology & Engineering Education

Bachelor of Science: iSTEM with a Technology Specialization

Millersville University in Pennsylvania also has a Technology Education Certification program in relative proximity to NJ.

Alternate route programs can certify teacher candidates in technology education provided they meet the other requirements. Please contact individual programs directly for more information.

Brookdale Community College

Brookdale Alternate Route-Training Community Colleges (ART-CC)

Essex County Provisional Teacher Training Program

Alternate Route Program

Monmouth University

400-Hour Provisional Teacher Training Program

Montclair State University

Alternate Route Teacher Certification Subject Area (P-12)

Morris-Union Jointure Commission

Alternate Route Provisional Teacher Program (ARTP)

New Jersey City University

New Pathways to Teaching in NJ - Elementary Education

New Pathways to Teaching in NJ - Secondary Education

Combined New Pathways to Teaching and Teacher of Students with Disabilities, M.A.T.

Relay Graduate School of Education

Relay Alternate Certification

Rowan University

ASPIRE to Teach at Rowan University CE Educator Preparation Program

Rutgers University-Center for Effective School Practices (Somerset)

Alternate Route

Saint Peter's University

Alternate Route to Certification Program

Stockton University

Alternate Route to Teaching in NJ

Link to spreadsheet of all STEM Teacher Education programs in New Jersey