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Congratulations to Rutgers University for the AACTE Best Practice Award in Support of Global Perspectives!

Congratulations 2017 Distinguished Student Teachers!

NJ Professional Development

Pre-service teachers are invited to attend a free TeachMeet  event in Toms River, March 10, 2018.


Monday, February 19th (9:00 – 3:00) – hosted by Rider University

  • Deep Dive and Appropriate Candidate Support (Ideal for Supervisors and Mentor Teachers)
  • edTPA Contact Meeting – This session will include an overview to interpreting edTPA data reports, followed by breakout sessions, by content area, to examine nationally scored edTPA results. Register by Monday, February 12th

Friday, March 9th (9:00 – 3:00) – hosted by Kean University

  • Local Evaluation Training
  • Please register by emailing Sehba Mahmood

NJACTE is seeking institutions willing to host Professional Development topics (DeepDive, Academic Language, Candidate Support or Local Evaluation Training) for Academic Year 2017-18. Thanks to Caldwell, Felician, Jersey City, Monmouth, Montclair, Ramapo, Rowan, Rutgers New Brunswick, Seton Hall, Stockton, The College of New Jersey, and William Paterson for the workshops thus far.

If you are interested in hosting a future NJ-edTPA training session on your campus, please visit the Events page.

To catch up on monthly edTPA support calls, visit these links: Google Doc

March 16, 2016 ~ April 15, 2016 ~ May 20, 2016 ~ June 17,2016

August 11, 2016 ~ September 13, 2016 ~ October 4, 2016

November 1, 2016 ~ December 6, 2016 ~ January 17, 2017

February 21, 2017 ~ March 21, 2017April 18, 2017

May 16, 2017 ~ August 15, 2017 ~ September 19, 2017

November 21, 2017 ~ January 16, 2018

Hot Topics for NJACTE AY 2017-18:

Program Approval and Teacher Leader Endorsement Updates

edTPA: Implementation, Flex Rule, Partner Impact, Standard Setting, edTPA Connections to CAEP

CEAS, Standard, and NJDOE_Employer_Survey Results (NJDOE Powerpoint)

CAEP: NJ Agreement, 3.2 Core, Re-accreditation results

Archived Topics from NJACTE AY 2016-17:

edTPA Implementation

ESSA Plan and Funding

Community College Pilot

ETS Data Manager (Webinar, NJ 4 Year EPP Meeting, Reports How To)

Completer Survey

Employer Survey

Archived Topics from NJACTE AY 2015-16:

Debunking Myths: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4

Proposed Changes to Chapter 9A of the Administrative Code

State Program Approval Council New Members

Teacher Leader Endorsement Advisory Board

Vendor Selection: edTPA


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