Information in this color shows how TPAI courses support New Jersey teachers.
The following is required for renewal of the New Jersey teaching certificate:
New Jersey teachers need 20 hours of professional development each year as part of their Professional Development Plan (PDP).
If it is part of the PDP, teachers may earn 45 professional development hours for completion of a 3-credit course.[All TPAI courses are at graduate level.] For further information, see the New Jersey Department of Education.