Continuing Education

Alternate Route Teacher Programs

  • Do you aspire to become a teacher but haven’t completed a traditional teacher preparation program?
  • Do you want to teach children in grades K-12?
  • Do you have expertise in career and technical fields such as Automotive Technology, Culinary Arts, Family and Consumer Sciences or Graphic Design?

You may be eligible for one of Brookdale’s Alternate Route Teacher Certification Programs. These comprehensive programs prepare you to enter the teaching profession by providing 200 hours of instruction in New Jersey Department of Education-approved programs.

New Jersey Career And Technical* Education Alternate Route Teacher Program – Designed for individuals with experience in career and technical fields who are interested in teaching high school students.

*Formerly designated vocational-technical

New Pathways To Teaching – Designed for individuals with a Bachelor’s degree who are interested in teaching elementary, middle or high school students.

Brookdale Community College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action educational institution. In order to promote this goal, the College makes positive efforts to ensure equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, or veteran status.