NJDAA Educators Council

Mission: To promote professional standards of excellence and leadership in dental assisting. The Council strives to instill in students and members of the profession, dedication to life-long learning and continued growth within dental assisting.  


Educator’s can join the council through ADAA membership. Once you’re an ADAA member, the Educator’s Council application can be found here:

A school presentation is available via ZOOM for students regarding American Dental Assistants Association membership. Please contact njdaa.org@gmail.com to request a date.


In May 2024, high school DA educators met for Professional Development. Did you know there are high schools in New Jersey that teach Dental Assisting? 

  1. Atlantic County Institute of Technology – 4-year program, grades 9-12
  2. Bergen County Technical Schools – beginning in 2025 

Bergen County Technical Schools creating a new high school.

  1. Burlington County Technical Schools – 4-year program, grades 9-12
  2. Central High School, Newark – 3-year program, grades 10-12
  3. Essex County Schools of Technology 
  4. Kearny High School – 2-year program
  5. Monmouth County Vocational School, Hazlet – 2-year program, grades 11-12
  6. New Brunswick High School – 3-year program, grades 10-12
  7. Ocean County Vocational School – 2-year program, grades 11-12