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Certification/Praxis Tests

School of Education Certification Office
Education Building
Suite 106
The College of New Jersey
P.O. Box 7718
2000 Pennington Rd. Ewing, NJ 08628
P) 609.771.2396
F) 609.637.5196

Certification Officer

Roberta Conjura
P) 609.771.2318

Certification Assistant

Jennifer Pirone
P) 609.771.2396

The TCNJ Certification Office, a Division of STEP, provides certification-related information and services to current, former, and prospective students. The office serves as a vital link between state certification-issuing agencies and TCNJ departments, programs, and administrative offices. Contact information: Jennifer Pirone- or 609-771-2396.


*New NJ requirement for Certification;  HIB Training (Harassment, Intimidation & Bullying).  TCNJ has adopted HIB on-line training.  Please click on the link below for information and instructions.

TCNJ_Instr. HIB Bundle Jan. 2014

About Certification

TCNJ State-Approved Programs Leading to Certification

About NJ Certification Through State-Approved Programs

Certification Information for Current Students

Additional Types of NJ Certification

    • Alternate Route Teacher Certification in NJ
      • Information: “Provisional Teacher Program”
      • TCNJ is no longer an Alternate Route Training site for the Instructional “CE”,  as required by the NJ State Department of Education.  Although, we do offer 24 hour workshop sessions for those seeking the NJ P-3 “CE”.  Please see TCNJ Graduate Studies web page for more info.

Certification-Related Policies and Resources

Certification FAQs