Education can be studied at both the undergraduate and graduate levels through the Communiversity. The preferred associate degree for each bachelor’s degree is located at the end of the program description.
BA in Early Childhood Education (P-3) with Teacher of Students with Disabilities (Special Education) Endorsement with English or Psychology, offered through Georgian Court University.
This BA provides the broad academic, cultural, and practical experience that enables students to be effective teachers for inclusive P-3 classrooms serving a diverse student population. Students pursue a dual major in education PLUS Psychology or English. Students earn both early childhood certification and teacher of students with disabilities endorsement. Brookdale’s Education AA Degree: Early Childhood Option is the preferred associate degree for this program.
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BA in Elementary Education (K-5) with Teacher of Students with Disabilities (Special Education) Endorsement and optional (5-8) Specific Subject Endorsement with English or Psychology, offered through Georgian Court University
This BA provides the broad academic, cultural, and practical experience that enables students to be effective teachers for inclusive K-5 or K-8 classrooms serving a diverse student population. Students pursue a dual major in education PLUS Psychology (K-5 or K-8) or English (K-8). Students earn both elementary certification and teacher of students with disabilities endorsement, and may qualify for additional endorsements by taking additional elective courses. Brookdale’s Education AA Degree: Elementary, Middle School, and Secondary Education Option is the preferred associate degree for this program.
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MA in Administration and Leadership (Principal/School Administrator Certificate), offered through Georgian Court University
This MA program is for teachers aspiring to become educational administrators. The program emphasizes leadership in an inclusive school community to provide enriched educational experiences for a diverse K-12 student population. Upon completion of the program, graduates are able to apply for a letter of eligibility with advanced standing as a principal or those with three years of teaching experience may apply for a NJ Supervisor Certificate.
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Students may choose from the following two programs options:
Elementary Education K-6 & Teacher of students with Disabilities Endorsement, with option to complete Master of Arts in Education offered through Georgian Court University
The program is designed with a three-phase learning macro concept. Candidates must demonstrate competency at each phase before beginning the next phase. In Phase I, initial instruction is provided at the novice or theoretical level. Phase II is an application level followed by a mastery level, Phase III. Each phase is designed to include, at a minimum, the New Jersey Professional Standards for Teachers, the New Jersey Special Education Topical Areas, the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards and the International Society of Technology in Education.
The graduate post-baccalaureate teacher certification program consists of two components. In the first component students complete the requirements for teacher certification, including completion of any prerequisite undergraduate credits. In the second component students complete the graduate curricular program, and have the option of completing the master’s program while teaching or teaching full-time for 1 year and then returning to complete the master’s program. Students have six years after completion of the certification to complete the master’s degree.
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This degree is designed to meet the needs of classroom teachers who want to apply technology to the learning process and/or for individuals wishing to develop leadership skills as site-based technology coordinators. The program is intended to develop a broad range of technological expertise while at the same time focusing clearly on the new way that technology is changing how students and educators create and understand knowledge. Students in the program will learn the new role of information, not as isolated facts but as building blocks to develop cognitive skills. Courses are project-based, and are applicable to the student’s particular educational setting. The program is designed for beginners with little or no background in computing as well as for experienced computer users.
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Early Childhood Education P-3 Modified Alternate Route Program, offered by Montclair State University
The Modified Alternate Route Program provides the courses necessary for a teacher to apply for P-3 licensure through the NJDOE. The program consists of 7 courses which totals 18 credits. This program is non-degree and non-matriculated. The P-3 program targets employed teachers in pre-kindergarten through third grade classrooms, primarily teachers employed in Abbott districts in the State of New Jersey. Teachers must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university.
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School Library Media Specialist Certification with Master’s Degree and Associate School Library Media Specialist Certification, offered by New Jersey City University
These programs are designed to offer you the opportunity to acquire the skills and competencies that will enable you to develop and coordinate school library media services. You will focus on the improvement of the learning process and instruction through the evaluation, selection, organization, and utilization of print and non-print resources and the technology related to their use. These programs provide growth opportunities for you to acquire a broad cultural and intellectual background. Courses are project-based, and you will leave with projects that are applicable to your particular educational setting. For the Associate SLMS Certification, the courses of study can be completed in five semesters. Courses will be held at the Communiversity and online.
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