Dear Certification Applicant:
The Center for Teacher Preparation & Partnerships fully understands the importance of your teacher certification and will work to ensure that your application is processed in a timely manner. To that end, it is important for you to review the application process in order to understand the estimated processing time.
Once an application has been received in this office,
* Please remember that applications can only be forwarded to the state once monthly*
The NJ Office of Licensure & Credentials estimates that applications are processed through their office in 1-2 months. (Pending initial approval, a license for an application submitted in June will be issued in September) Please consider this timeline before calling the Certification Office to inquire about your application and allow 2 to 3 MONTHS for processing.
For your convenience, you will receive e-mail updates when your application has been approved and again when it has been sent to the state. Updated information can also be found at Teachers Certification Information System webpage. Your certification inquiries are welcome at firstname.lastname@example.org, your cooperation is greatly appreciated. Sincerely, Ms. Cynthia Vazquez Assistant Director Center for Teacher Preparation & Partnerships