Who are The Instructors?
The Head of Naval Science at a school with an NJROTC program is called the Senior Naval Science Instructor (SNSI). The SNSI is a retired commissioned officer employed by the school. All other personnel employed by the school in the NJROTC Program are called a Naval Science Instructor (NSI). Senior Naval Science Instructors (SNSIs) are retired commissioned officers (W-2 through O-6). Naval Science Instructors (NSIs) are retired enlisted persons (E-6 through E-9). The minimum education requirement for SNSIs is a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university. A high school diploma or its equivalent is required of NSIs followed by an Associate’s degree within 5 years of employment as an NSI. The Naval Service Training Command enforces stringent certification requirements on all personnel applying to the NJROTC program. The Sanger NJROTC Senior Naval Science Instructor (SNSI) is Brett Johnson.