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
Cologne Avenue, Hamilton Township
On Wednesday, May 24, a detour will be in effect on Cologne Avenue in Hamilton Township, between Paddock Street and Drosera Avenue, 7 AM to 5 PM, weather permitting, for county road work.
Motorists should follow the posted detour and plan travel time accordingly or seek an alternate route.
Fire Road, Egg Harbor Township
Beginning at 9 AM on Wednesday, May 24, a detour will be in effect throughout the day on Fire Road in Egg Harbor Township, between Tilton Road and Washington Avenue, as designated by the Egg Harbor Township Police Department for final state inspection and activation of a new traffic signal at Fire Road and the Black Horse Pike.
Motorists are advised to follow the posted detour or seek an alternate route and plan travel time accordingly.
Sixth Avenue, Galloway
Beginning Monday, May 22 through Friday, May 26, an alternating lane traffic pattern will be in effect on 6th Avenue in Galloway between Route 30 and Cambridge Court, 6:45 AM to 4:30 PM, weather permitting. Upland Avenue will be closed to through traffic between 5th Avenue and 7th Avenue.
Delays may be encountered. Motorists are advised to plan travel time accordingly or seek an alternate route.
UPDATE - Wescoat Road Detour, Absecon/EHT
Beginning Wednesday, May 10 at 7 AM, the current detour on Wesocat Road will be removed to reopen to all traffic through Tuesday, May 16.
On Wednesday, May 17 the detour will once again be in effect on Wescoat Road between Delilah Road in Egg Harbor Township and Mill Road in Absecon, 7 AM – 4 PM, Monday through Friday, until further notice for work by the NJ Turnpike Authority.
Motorists are advised to follow the posted detour or seek an alternate route. Police will be on site to assist.
Shore Road/Main Street - Northfield & Pleasantville
Beginning Tuesday, May 9 and continuing for approximately 30 days, a stop and go / lane shift traffic pattern will be in effect on Shore Road/Main Street at various locations between Tilton Road in Northfield and Mulberry Avenue in Pleasantville, 7:30 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday, weather permitting, for work by South Jersey Gas Co.
Police and traffic directors will be on site to assist motorists, however, delays will be encountered. Motorists are advised to plan travel time accordingly or seek an alternate route.
Traffic Advisory - Rt. 50, Tuckahoe River Bridge, Corbin City
Please note, the following information has been provided to Atlantic County by the NJ Department of Transportation regarding a current project that may impact county motorists.
Beginning January 27 through the summer of 2017, a lane shift will be in effect on Route 50 in Tuckahoe between Mosquito Landing Road and Route 49 for the state’s replacement of the Tuckahoe River Bridge between Upper Township in Cape May County and Corbin City in Atlantic County.
The bridge will remain open to motorists with one lane and a temporary traffic signal to alternate traffic.
A special truck detour will be implemented for both northbound and southbound trucks.
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.