NPTNJ Program Completion and Applying for Standard Certification

Once you have completed your NPTNJ courses and passed edTPA, you are eligible for a Verification of Program Completion (VOPC). This form must be sent to the NJ Department of Education before you can apply for Standard Certification.

You must also have two years of teaching under a Provisional License with a year-end evaluation of "Effective" or higher.

Follow these directions for requesting a VOPC and applying for Standard Certification:

Completing NPTNJ