CTE Courses


Brookdale Community College offers exceptional programs designed to meet the needs of teaching professionals. Membership provides high quality, cost effective, classroom-ready practical, and innovative professional development.

Brookdale’s CTE courses include:

  • Brookdale Literacy Connection
  • Brookdale Math Science Network
  • Brookdale Technology Education Network

Network membership is convenient and economical. Districts pay a flat fee and receive admission to an extensive menu of day-long workshops as well as added membership benefits.2014-2015 professional development programs include workshops specifically targeted to connect with Common Core State Standards (CCS). CCS’s goal, to align expectations for student achievement with the demands of college and 21st century careers, requires that teachers be prepared to implement demanding change. Each program is developed to support and energize the skilled instruction CCS require.

Questions?  Contact Barbara Devine at 732-224-2394 or Linda Martin at



Introduction To The Teaching Profession – 24-Hour Program

This non-credit course consists of 20 hours of class work and four hours of classroom observation. Areas Of Study: classroom management, assessment tools, lesson plans, learning strategies, job search strategies for teachers, diversity in the classroom, and implementation of technology. Upon successful completion, you will receive a certificate that must be included with your CE application to the NJ Department of Education. Saturday classes – bring your own lunch, no food available on campus. Required text for sale in College Bookstore.

Sec 1: Sat, Sep 20-Oct 11, 2014, 9 am-2 pm  
Sec 2: Sat, Oct 25-Nov 15, 2014, 9 am-2 pm
Fee and Code: $200, XNPTN 003 W


Substitute Teacher Training

Molly Cauterucci, instructor

Find rewarding part-time employment or enhance your opportunity to obtain a teaching position. A minimum of 60 college credits is required for certification as a substitute. If interested in becoming a certified teacher through the alternate route, a reputation as an excellent substitute teacher will work to your advantage. Learn teaching strategies and survival skills for all grade levels, insight into administration expectations, classroom management tips and tricks, evaluating and improving your performance, and the necessary steps/paperwork to become a certified substitute teacher in New Jersey. 4 SESSIONS

Tues & Thurs, Oct 7-16, 2014, 6-8 pm
Fee and Code: $145, XEECG 434 W



Aspiring Leadership Conference

Keynote Presenter: Dr. Denise M. Lowe, All Children Can Learn, LLC

For teachers who aim to develop on the job leadership potential. Learn what is required to be an administrator. Examine research and statistics on educational leaders at the national and local level. Learn about administrative challenges and explore pathways to a variety of leadership positions, including the principalship and central office administration. Participants will hear from seasoned administrators at all levels on issues including the “do’s & don’ts of being a leader” and “the buck stops here.” Participants will learn the requirements for implementing building and district systems and structures for change to meet the demands of Common Core implementation. Explore your own leadership potential and learn from an expert panel.

December 5, 2014, 9 am to 2 pm
Lincroft Campus, Student Life Center
Member fee: $39, Non-member fee: $59
To register, call Barbara at 732-224-2394