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Employment and Workforce Development

FAMILY AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT - administers a range of workforce readiness and assistance programs for children and families including Workfirst New Jersey, temporary financial assistance and food stamps.

ONE STOP CAREER CENTERS - LEARN, TRAIN, WORK - This site will provide you with information on educational classes, GED Testing,  job search activities, job training opportunities, public assistance and a variety of other services to help you improve your job related skills so you may work in today’s fast paced labor market.

SUPPORTED WORK PROGRAM - Atlantic County Supported Work provides a highly structured transitional work experience coupled with training in basic life skills and job search techniques to assist individuals with significant barriers to private sector employment.

WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD (WIB) - The Workforce Investment Board maintains a partnership between public and private sectors to evaluate workforce readiness, develop policies and oversee these efforts at the county level, in order to deliver a labor force ready to work in today's developing and evolving economy.

EMPLOYMENT RESOURCES - Atlantic County Library System has an employment resources page that includes links to job seeking tools, career development resources, local job listing, and more.

Education

ATLANTIC CAPE COMMUNITY COLLEGE - Atlantic Cape is a comprehensive two-year public institution serving the residents of Atlantic and Cape May counties, enrolling nearly 7,100 students.

ATLANTIC COUNTY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY - the most comprehensive technical education facility in Atlantic County. Situated on a 58 acre campus in the Hamilton Business Park in Mays Landing, the Vo-Tech is the school of choice for approximately 900 students, about 700 of which are high school students. The remainder of the population is comprised of post-secondary or adult students, most of whom have returned to school to seek a career change. The school also offers part-time classes for adults.

ATLANTIC COUNTY SPECIAL SERVICES SCHOOL DISTRICT - provides innovative educational programs and related services for students with special needs ages 3 to 21 who meet eligibility requirements.

EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY TRAINING CENTER (ETTC) - The ETTC provides K-12 teachers and school administrators with training opportunities on relevant subjects including the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards, instructional technology, computer technologies, telecommunications and distance learning.

RICHARD STOCKTON COLLEGE OF NJ - nestled in 1600 acres of pristine New Jersey pinelands, Stockton is ranked among the nations's top public colleges in an annual survey of America's Best Colleges.  With full time enrollment of 7,300 students, Stockton's focus is on undergraduate teaching and learning in a liberal arts setting, with specialized graduate programs that are an outgrowth of the curriculum.  Stockton is the leading institution in the State for graduates in sciences and mathematics.  Dubbed New Jersey's Green College (www.stockton.edu/green), among its offerings is an innovative curriculum in sustainability, environmental studies and environmental policy.

RUTGERS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE - helps the diverse population of Atlantic County adapt to a rapidly changing society and to improve their lives. They focus on issues and needs related to family and economic well-being, agriculture, the environment, natural resource management and youth development through various programs including 4-H, the Master Gardener Program, and the Blueberry Integrated Pest Management program.

RUTGERS AT ATLANTIC CAPE COMMUNITY COLLEGE - Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, and Atlantic Cape Community College have established a partnership to bring area residents opportunities to obtain their baccalaureate degrees while staying close to home.

SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS - The Atlantic County Office of Education serves as the local field office and representative for the New Jersey Department of Education. Technical assistance support and monitoring is provided to the twenty-six public school districts and six charter schools of the county in the areas of program development and approval, assessment and testing, budget and finance, facilities, curriculum and instruction, and staff development, special education, state monitoring, staff certification, legislation, and mandated regulations or guidelines.

SCHOOL DISTRICTS (NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION) - Follow this link for more information about Atlantic County School Districts and Charter Schools.