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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TRAFFIC ADVISORIES Currently in effect on county roadways
Wrangleboro Road, Hamilton Township
On Monday, March 8 through Friday, March 12, a stop and go/ lane shift traffic pattern will be in effect on Wrangleboro Road in Hamilton Township, between the Atlantic City Expressway overpass and Leah Lane, 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM, for utility work by the South Jersey Gas Co.
Police and traffic directors will be on site to assist. Delays will be encountered. Motorists are advised to allow for additional travel time or seek an alternate route.
EHT Advisories for March 8-14
For work by the NJ Turnpike Authority
On Monday, March 8 through Sunday, March 14, a detour will be in place 24 hours a day in the eastbound lane of Mill Road, between Fire Road and Old Zion Road. Motorists should follow the posted detour or seek an alternate route.
On Monday March 8 through Friday, March 12, an alternating lane traffic pattern will be in effect on Zion Road, between Bargaintown Road and Old Zion Road, 7 AM – 3 PM, weather permitting.
On Monday, March 8 through Friday, March 12, an alternating lane traffic pattern will be in effect on Steelmanville Road, between Ocean Heights Avenue and Blackman Road, 7 AM – 3 PM, weather permitting.
UPDATE - New York Avenue Bridge, Hamilton Township
After an inspection and evaluation, the New York Avenue bridge over Gravelly Run in Hamilton Township, between Reega Avenue and Route 40, will remain closed to traffic until further notice.
The damage assessment by an engineering underwater dive team revealed extensive damage to the superstructure of the bridge, requiring its closure.
Motorists are advised to seek an alternate route and plan travel time accordingly.
Chestnut Neck Road & Smithville-Chestnut Neck Road - Port Republic
Effective February 22, intermittent lane or road closures may be in effect over the next 1-2 weeks as follows for work by Atlantic City Electric.
Smithville Chestnut Neck Road- Work to continue for approximately 7 days for distribution work.
Chestnut Neck Road- Work to continue for 15 days for both highline and distribution work.
Motorists may experience delays and should plan travel time accordingly. Additional delays may be incurred due to inclement weather.
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.
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 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 (ACCC), 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.