The proposed changes to Chapter 9 that include Computer Science teacher credentials are posted on the New Jersey State Board webpage.  The details of the CS credentials can be found in the Chapter 9B document by searching for “computer science”.   If you have comments, you should click the comment section on the website to send an email to State Board of Education. 

Overview (please read full proposal for details)

  • This endorsement is for Preschool through 12th grade 

  • Implementation July 1, 2027

  • 15 credit add on endorsement requires CS teaching methods course

  • “Grandfather clause” for those teaching CS September 1, 2024

  • “Praxis” required 

For your ease, I copied and pasted the changes in chapter 9B that are specific to Computer Science (here). 

 It is VERY important that you submit your comments, both with support and concerns.  This proposal will impact CS education for years to come, so our input will be valuable.