New Jersey Teacher Reciprocity Agreements

New Jersey offers various routes to certification for out-of-state teachers depending on how much education you have, what examinations you have successfully completed, how much experience you have gained as an educator and whether or not your state has reciprocity with New Jersey. Explore all your options to become certified by exploring the New Jersey Department of Education website or call the Office of Licensure and Credentials at 609-292-2070.

The following are member states of the NASDTEC Interstate Agreement who have signed reciprocity agreements with New Jersey.

Alabama Indiana Nevada South Dakota
Arizona Kansas New Hampshire Tennessee
Arkansas Kentucky New Mexico Texas
California Louisiana New York Utah
Colorado Maine North Carolina Vermont
Connecticut Maryland North Dakota Virginia
Delaware Massachusetts Ohio Washington
Florida Michigan Oklahoma West Virginia
Georgia Mississippi Oregon Wisconsin
Hawaii Missouri Pennsylvania Wyoming
Idaho Montana Rhode Island  
Illinois Nebraska South Carolina  

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