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
Main Street, Pleasantville (Evening and Overnight Work)
Beginning Monday, March 30 through Thursday, April 2, detours will be in effect during the evening and overnight hours on Main Street in Pleasantville between Ansley Boulevard and the Black Horse Pike and also between Washington Avenue and the Black Horse Pike, 7 PM to 5 AM, weather permitting, for work by the NJ American Water Company.
Motorists should follow the posted detours and plan travel time accordingly or seek an alternate route. Police and traffic directors will be on site to assist.
Ocean Heights Avenue, Egg Harbor Township
Beginning at 7 AM on Tuesday, March 24 and continuing for approximately 30 days, a 24-hour lane shift and intermittent stop and go traffic pattern will be in effect on Ocean Heights Avenue in Egg Harbor Township at the intersection of Blackman Road for county road work.
Blackman Road will be closed to all traffic during this time. A detour will be in place.
Motorists should plan travel time accordingly or seek an alternate route. Police will be on site to assist.
Cotton Mill Bridge, Mays Landing
Beginning Monday, March 23, Cotton Mill Bridge in Mays Landing will be closed to all traffic until further notice for a full bridge replacement. Route 40/50 will serve as the detour route. Motorists should follow the posted detour and plan travel time accordingly or seek an alternate route.
Businesses on Main Street and Mill Street will remain open, unless otherwise impacted by COVID-19 closures.
Shore Road, Linwood
Beginning Monday, March 9 and continuing for approximately four weeks, Monday through Thursday, a detour will be in effect in the southbound lane of Shore Road in Linwood between Central Avenue and Poplar Avenue, 7 AM - 5 PM, weather permitting, for wok by the NJ American Water Co. The northbound lane will remain open during this time.
Motorists are advised to follow the posted detour and plan travel time accordingly or seek an alternate route..
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.