Mrs. Beckerman teaches in the 200-hour Alternate Route program at the Camden location through the Center for Effective School Practices (CESP).
In more than 35 years of experience in education, she has served as a teacher, learning disabilities teacher-consultant, principal, staff developer, charter school founder, and adjunct professor. She taught pre-K through grade 9 in Connecticut and Pennsylvania, as well as in Chatham, New Jersey, and has been a New Jersey Governor’s Teaching Award winner. As a principal, she served in South Brunswick, Millburn, and Cherry Hill, New Jersey, and was a recipient of a Fulbright Memorial Fund award. Under her leadership, her schools received New Jersey Star Schools and Best Practices awards. Mrs. Beckerman was an instructor for the Alternate Route Certification for Teach for America in Camden, New Jersey, and was an adjunct professor for Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Mrs. Beckerman attended Skidmore College and graduated with Distinction and Honors in Philosophy from the University of Iowa. She received an M.S. in Special Education from Southern Connecticut State University, where she also studied educational administration and supervision.