Atlantic County has a wide range of employment services, workforce readiness programs and higher education opportunities available right here in Atlantic County. Explore this Education and Employment section to learn more.
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Atlantic County, NJ
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TRAFFIC ADVISORIES Currently in effect on county roadways
Rt. 40, Mays Landing
On or about Wednesday, November 8, Rt. 40 in Mays Landing will be closed between Farragut Avenue and River Road, 7 AM – 5 PM, Monday through Thursday, for approximately 3-4 weeks, for drainage improvements by the NJ Department of Transportation. Work may also occur on Fridays as a make-up day for inclement conditions.
Motorists are advised to follow the posted detour via River Road and allow extra travel time or seek an alternate route.
Mill Road, Absecon
Beginning Monday, October 2, Mill Road in Absecon will be closed to traffic between the White Horse Pike and Wescoat Road, 7 AM to 4 PM, Monday through Friday, for county road and bridge improvements.
The roadway construction will extend from the railroad overpass to just north of Stewart Lane and include drainage installation, utility replacement, sidewalk repairs and road resurfacing.
The bridge refurbishment will extend from just south of Stewart Lane to Wescoat Road and include superstructure repair and reinforcement, abutment repair, installation of new guide rail, and reinforcement of embankment.
The Mill Road detour is expected to remain in effect for approximately three months. Motorists are advised to follow the posted detours or seek alternate routes. Police will be on site to assist.
Pleasantville Intersection Improvements to Begin October 2
Beginning Monday, October 2, periodic detours will be in effect at varying times at the intersection of Main Street and Washington Avenue in Pleasantville for county improvements. Construction hours will be 7 AM – 3 :30 PM, Monday through Friday.
The project will include the replacement of traffic signal equipment, ADA upgrades, the installation of a right turn lane on eastbound Washington Avenue and the repaving of the intersection. Work is expected to be completed within 90 days.
Motorists are advised to follow the posted detours and plan travel time accordingly or seek alternate routes.
Weymouth Furnace Bridge, Hamilton Township
Beginning at 7 AM on Tuesday, September 5, a continuous 24-hour, 7-day a week detour will be in effect for the Weymouth Furnace Bridge on Weymouth Road in Hamilton Township for county bridge repairs. The bridge is expected to remain closed through November.
Motorists are advised to follow the posted detour and plan travel time accordingly or seek an alternate route.
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 Development Board - www.atlanticcountywdb.com - The Workforce Development Board (WDB) 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.
Atlantic Cape Community College - ACCC is a comprehensive two-year public institution serving the residents of Atlantic and Cape May counties, enrolling nearly 6,800 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.
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.
Stockton University - nestled in 2,000 acres of pristine New Jersey pinelands, Stockton is ranked among the nation's top public colleges and universities in an annual survey of the Best Regional Colleges and Universities of the North. With full time enrollment of 7,500 students, Stockton's focus is on teaching and learning in a liberal arts setting, and offering graduate programs in a variety of academic disciplines and professional fields. Stockton University has expanded its footprint in recent years to include instructional sites in Hammonton and Manahawkin and will open its new Island Campus in Atlantic City in the fall of 2015.
Rutgers Cooperative Extension Program - 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 progams including 4-H, the Master Gardener Program, and the Blueberry Integrated Pest Management prgoram.
Rutgers at Atlantic Cape Community College - Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, and Atlantic Cape Community College (ACCC), have established a partnership to bring area residents opportunities to obtain their baccalaureate degrees while staying close to home.
Superintendant 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.