|HOW TO APPLY FOR YOUR TEACHER CERTIFICATION|
How to apply for your certification:
Fully complete the NJ State Department of Education Application for Certification (Incomplete applications will not be processed).
Application can be found at teachercert.kean.edu
Have the application notarized*. (DO NOT sign the application until you are in front of the notary.)
Go to Student Accounting and pay the required fees for your certification(s). (Refer to the payment table attached to application form in your orientation packet.) You must tell Student Accounting that the payment is for your teacher certification. Obtain a receipt for your payment. Attach your receipt to your application.
Attach a copy of your NJ Qualifying Praxis I and Praxis II Score Report(s) to your application. (If you are applying for dual certification, then a copy of both passing score reports must be attached.)
For Bilingual students, attach a copy of ACTFL, OPI/WT results. Spanish students, attach a copy of your OPI results.
Bring all of the above materials to the Post-Baccalaureate/Teacher Certification Office in Hennings Hall, Room 214.
For May Completers/Certification Candidates - March 31
For August Completers/Certification Candidates - March 31
For December Completers/Certification Candidates - December 1
If you have questions:
Call the Teacher Certification Office at 908-737-3800
Stop by the Teacher Certification Office in Hennings Hall , Room 214
Email the Teacher Certification Office at firstname.lastname@example.org
When will your application for certification be sent to Trenton:
For May Completers/Certification Candidates: June
For August Completers/Certification Candidates: September
For December Completers/Certification Candidates: February