The Mission of the Bergen County Technical Schools Adult & Continuing Education Program is to provide county-based cost-efficient vocational and technical programs and services for post-secondary students. The actualization of this mission includes the following key components:
- Students will experience applied learning and teaching strategies utilizing appropriate and up-to-date specialized equipment and facilities.
- Programs will respond to regional economic needs and at minimum, permits graduates to pass national competency and licensure examinations.
- Students will be exposed to New Jersey Department of Education approved career-based educational programs and related work experiences and projects.
- Program goals are to provide for employment and/or continuing education after program completion.
Programs address the needs of general and special populations including disabled, gifted/talented, and at-risk post-secondary students through specific occupational programs.
Bergen County Technical Schools Adult & Continuing Education Program provides our students with the skills, training and work habits needed to succeed in technical fields of employment, taking into account each student’s unique skills, abilities and interests. We accomplish this through the implementation of currently accepted industry practices, while also keeping an open mind to new technologies, instructional methodologies and community needs.