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
Delilah Road, Egg Harbor Township
On Thursday, September 19 and Friday, September 20, a lane shift traffic pattern will be in effect on Delilah Road in Egg Harbor Township between Tremont Avenue and the Atlantic City Expressway overpass, 7 AM – 3:30 PM, weather permitting, for county road resurfacing work. Intermittent closures of Windsor Drive, Charles Drive and Kingsley Drive may also occur during work hours.
Motorists can expect delays and are advised to plan travel time accordingly or seek an alternate route.
Ventnor Avenue, Margate
Beginning Monday, September 16 through Friday, September 20, various lane and shoulder closures will be in effect on Ventnor Avenue in Margate between Coolidge Avenue and Fredericksburg Avenue, 8 AM – 4 PM, weather permitting, for county road work. Motorists may experience minor delays and should plan travel time accordingly or seek an alternate route.
Shore Road, Northfield & Linwood
Beginning Monday, September 16 and continuing for approximately three weeks, a detour will be in effect in the southbound lane of Shore Road between Mill Road in Northfield and Central Avenue in Linwood, 7 AM – 3 PM weekdays, weather permitting, for utility work by the New Jersey American Water Co. The northbound lane will remain open to traffic.
Motorists are advised to follow the posted detour and allow extra time for travel or seek an alternate route. Police and traffic directors will be on site to assist.
Clarks Landing Road, Galloway
On Tuesday, September 10 through Wednesday, September 18, an alternating lane traffic pattern will be in effect on Clarks Landing Road in Galloway, between N. Leipzig Avenue and Buffalo Avenue, 7 AM – 4 PM, weekdays, weather permitting, for county paving work.
Motorists may experience delays and should plan travel time accordingly or seek an alternate route.
Mill Road, Northfield
On Monday, September 9 and continuing through September, an alternating lane traffic pattern will remain in effect on Mill Road in Northfield, between Philmar Drive and Mazza Drive, 7 AM – 3:30 PM weekdays, weather permitting, for county road work.
Motorists may experience minor delays and should plan travel time accordingly or seek an alternate route.
S. Egg Harbor Road and Broadway Avenue, Hammonton
Beginning Friday, September 6 and continuing for approximately two weeks, an alternating lane traffic pattern will be in effect on Egg Harbor Road (CR 561) in Hammonton between Harborwood Drive and Moss Mill Road, as well as on Broadway Avenue (CR 680) in Hammonton between Central Avenue and Valley Avenue, 7 AM to 5 PM weekdays, weather permitting, for ADA improvements and county road resurfacing work.
Police and traffic directors will be on site to assist. Motorists should plan travel time accordingly or seek an alternate route. Local businesses and residents will have access to their properties.
Emergency Closing - Nacote Creek Bridge, Port Republic
Effective as of 2 PM on Wednesday, March 20, the Nacote Creek Bridge (PR-7), Old New York Road (CR610) over Nacote Creek in Port Republic is closed to all traffic following an interim state inspection that found additional deterioration of the bridge that is scheduled for full replacement by the county beginning later this year.
The state has been inspecting the bridge every three months to ensure its safety. Prior to today’s inspection the bridge had last been inspected before the beginning of this year and was not found to be unsafe for travel at that time.
Atlantic County has been working with the state Department of Environmental Protection and the Army Corps of Engineers for permitting approvals. Construction was originally scheduled to begin as early as July but will now be delayed for a few months due to the rigors of bridge permitting.
A detour will be posted and motorists are advised to plan travel time accordingly.
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.