Education for our Educators
The Center for Continuing Studies is a registered provider of professional development with the New Jersey Department of Education. All onsite and online courses count toward the "100 hours" requirement. Our provider number is 4285.
Please note the New Jersey Department of Education will be changing their requirements for the Alternate Route Teacher Training Programs beginning September 2017. Students are welcome to take the below course and obtain their Certificate of Eligibility, however, this course will not be a requirement under the new regulations beginning September 2017. For further explanation please e-mail us.
Introduction to the Teaching Profession: 24-hour Pre-service Program
Please note: The requirement set forth by the NJ Department of Education for all Certificate of Eligibility applicants, as of September 1, 2015, is a GPA of at least 2.75.
New Pathways to Teaching is pleased to offer this program which is required for all alternate route candidates who plan to apply for a Certificate of Eligibility (CE.) This course will include:
An Overview of the Teaching Profession
Diversity in the Classroom
The Implementation of Technology
Job Search Strategies for Teachers
This is a noncredit course with 20 hours of classroom work and a 4-hour classroom observation requirement. Upon successful completion of this class, students receive a certificate, as required by the Department of Education, which documents successful program completion. This certificate must be included in the CE application packet submitted to the DOE. Seats are limited in this program so it is advised that you register as soon as possible. As classes fill, additional classes will be offered if needed. Textbook is included and will be provided on the first day of class.
2.0 CEU. Cost: $270 (tuition $170, administrative fee $30, materials fee $70)
September 26-October 20
8 sessions / Mondays & Thursdays / 6pm-8:30pm
Diana Vasil, Kelli Eppley, Instructors
Registration Desk: 609-570-3311
Register online here.
Questions: E-mail us.
Please note our refund policy:
You will recieve 100% refund if cancellation is made 10 or more days before the beginning of a class.
We cannot refund if cancellation is made less than 10 days before the class start date.