The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is proud to offer a wide variety of teacher preparation programs to meet your potential interests as well as the needs of our nation’s schools.
We offer the following programs at the undergraduate level:
We also offer the following programs at the graduate level:
The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education prepares distinguished educators for the state of New Jersey, the country, and many foreign countries. Our programs emphasize critical thinking and analytical skills for problem solving in urban and other school settings. We are dedicated to graduating knowledgeable, capable, and articulate educators who are reflective about their own teaching. We are also committed to the belief that education is transformative and empowering and that social justice can be best accomplished through an educated citizenry.
Scholarships are currently available for undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the College of Education for the spring 2017 semester. Awards range from $250-$1200. Click here for more information and the application. The deadline to apply for these scholarships is January 9, 2017.
The Robert Noyce Scholarship is awarded to NJCU STEM majors who are obtaining teaching certifications in their fields. Undergraduates may receive up to $17,000 per year for their junior and senior years and and post-baccalaureate STEM majors may receive up to $17,000 to complete their teacher certification requirements. Click here for more information and the application. The deadline to apply for the Roberty Noyce Scholarship is February 15, 2017.
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