Educators at a conference
02/22/2019 - 15:17

According to Punxsutawney Phil's predictio

02/02/2019 - 10:48
Learn how teachers can save money on everyday expenses

Teaching positions in New Jersey and across the nation continue to be in high-demand as classrooms continue to grow and the need for high-quality, diverse teachers increases. In particular demand are teachers of color, who currently…

01/30/2019 - 09:41
You can begin a teaching career in New Jersey without a traditional teaching and education degree.

Most college graduates don’t know that you can begin a teaching career in New Jersey without a traditional teaching and education degree from a four-year college or university. Since 1984, New Jersey public schools have been welcoming talented individuals with liberal…

01/22/2019 - 14:05
Resource roundup

Leadership and collaboration are among the many competencies the New Jersey Department of Education expects teachers at all levels of experience to demonstrate. This expectation calls for teachers to not only play a classroom leadership role in advancing student learning; teachers are also…

01/14/2019 - 15:35
Books

As classrooms have become increasingly more diverse, the methods used to facilitate instruction must meet our student’s needs. Enter Culturally Responsive Teaching. Culturally responsive teaching, while not new in education, is definitely receiving more attention as it is relevant now more than…

12/17/2018 - 10:29
teacher

Alternate route candidates are required to complete a pre-professional experience as preparation for their new teaching position. At the Rutgers Alternate Route Program, the requirement includes planning and delivering guest lessons under the supervision of a host teacher in an aligned content…

11/14/2018 - 09:06
Infographic for alternate route teachers and new teachers on how to use Twitter for PD

Many teaching candidates are typically using social media for personal recreation and communication but have not considered how their professional practice might be enhanced by social media. Social media platforms like Twitter, allow candidates to build local and global learning communities by…

11/08/2018 - 08:28
Rutgers Alternate Route teachers from diverse backgrounds in top performing NJ schools

People of all backgrounds, ages, and educational levels are choosing alternate route teacher training programs to launch successful careers in teaching and education. Each year, the Rutgers Center for Effective School Practices’ Alternate Route Program surveys our graduates to check in on their…

10/25/2018 - 06:48
Alternate route NJ teachers love to follow these Twitter education leaders

Twitter is an invaluable professional development tool for new teachers, enabling them to quickly source and model best practices from teaching veterans, researchers and industry leaders. With more than 260 million users worldwide, it may be difficult to discern which users you should follow.…