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.
1333 Atlantic Avenue Atlantic City New Jersey 08401 United States +1 (609) 345-6700 - Atlantic City+1 (609) 645-7700 or +1 (609) 625-7000 - Mays Landing+1 (609) 476-2274 - Milmay+1 (609) 645-7700 - Northfield
Atlantic County, NJ
Serving the Needs of County Residents, Businesses and Visitors
TRAFFIC ADVISORIES Currently in effect on county roadways
Advisories for week of September 26
Ocean Heights Avenue, Egg Harbor Township
On Monday, September 26 through Friday, September 30, a single lane, alternating traffic pattern will be in effect on Ocean Heights Avenue between English Creek Avenue and Somers Point-Mays Landing Road, 8 am – 4:30 pm, weather permitting.
Motorists may experience delays and should plan travel time accordingly or seek an alternate route.
Pitney Road, Galloway Township
On Saturday, October 1, a detour will be in effect on Pitney Road in Galloway Township between Jimmie Leeds Road and Ridgewood Avenue, 6 AM to 4 PM, weather permitting, for county road improvement work.
Motorists may experience minor delays and should plan travel time accordingly or seek an alternate route.
EHT Traffic Advisories for work by the NJ Turnpike Authority
Until further notice, the eastbound lane of Mill Road in Egg Harbor Township, between Fire Road and Old Zion Road, will be closed to traffic with a detour in place 24 hours a day. Motorists should follow the posted detour or seek an alternate route.
On Monday through Friday, a single lane alternating traffic pattern will be in effect on Steelmanville Road between Ocean Heights Avenue and Blackman Road, 7 AM – 3 PM, weather permitting.
On Monday through Friday, a single lane, alternating traffic pattern will be in effect on Zion Road between Bargaintown Road and Old Zion Road, 9 AM – 5 PM every day but Thursday when it will be in effect 6 AM – 1 PM, weather permitting.
Ocean Heights Avenue
On Monday through Friday, a single lane,alternating traffic pattern will be in effect on Ocean Heights Avenue between Steelmanville Road and Blackman Road, 7 AM – 2 PM, weather permitting.
Pomona Road, Galloway
Beginning Monday, September 26 and continuing for approximately three weeks, a detour will be in effect in the northbound lane of Pomona Road in Galloway between Liebig Street and Moss Mill Road, 7 AM – 3:30 PM weekdays, weather permitting, for traffic signalization work. The southbound lane will remain open to traffic.
Northbound motorists may experience delays and should plan travel time accordingly or seek an alternate route. Police will be on site to assist.
Mill Road, Egg Harbor Township
Beginning Monday, March 7 and continuing through the end of 2022, Mill Road in Egg Harbor Township, will be closed to eastbound traffic between Patcong Drive and Fire Road as part of an $84 million New Jersey Turnpike Authority project to improve the Garden State Parkway between mileposts 30 and 35. The westbound lane will remain open to traffic throughout construction unless otherwise noted.
Eastbound motorists are advised to follow the posted detour and plan travel time accordingly.
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.