The Early Childhood Specialized P-3 Alternate Route Program

Certification

About This Degree

This program is designed for candidates who have the New Jersey Department of Education Preschool through Grade Three Certificate of Eligibility, and who are required to complete the NJDOE approved 24-credit course of study. The courses focus on developmentally appropriate practices, curriculum and the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed to be an effective early childhood educator. Candidates are observed in their workplace as a requirement of the program. A letter of completion or NJDOE program verification form can be obtained by the candidate upon completion of the courses.