This class is the first part of the Alternate Route coursework. The class runs 5 weeks and includes an overview of all aspects of teaching, including:

  • Overview of the Teaching Profession
  • Classroom Management
  • Lesson Planning
  • Literacy
  • Diversity
  • Assessments
  • Technology and The Home Connection

Upon successful completion of this course, candidates receive a Verification of Program Completion form that is used by a school district to apply for a candidate's Provisional License.


Please note that NJCU does not accept Limited CE’s, but you are welcome to take the 50-hour course with us.

We will accept a Verification of Program Completion from other programs for admission to New Pathways. Please contact us for more information.

Bridge Class is available at a reduced price for candidates who previously completed the 24-Hour Introduction to Teaching Course. See the registration page for details and dates.