Brian Reilly

Brian Reilly is a junior at Seton Hall University studying secondary education and mathematics. In addition to his role with NJEA Preservice, Brian is active at Seton Hall in Campus…

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The financial burden of becoming a teacher

By Gia Salvo, Rowan University Surrounded by excellent teachers, I knew by second grade that I wanted to become a teacher. I would never abandon that dream. That desire, drive…

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Transitioning from community college to university

By Caitlyn Muller, Stockton University graduate My college experience started at a community college formerly known as Cumberland County College (CCC) in Vineland. It’s now known as Rowan College of…

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At the 2019 NJEA Preservice Conference (l-r): Karina Canales, Brenda Paez and Taylor Donato.

A year in preservice

By Olivia Haas, The College of New Jersey, secretary of NJEA Preservice The year of 2020 has surprised us all. I would have never predicted that so many life changing…

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NJDOE adopts temporary rule modification for edTPA

On Nov. 30, the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) adopted a temporary rule modification affecting certification requirements for completion of performance assessments. The flexibility applies to New Jersey certification…

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Back to the basics

Students just want you to care By Karalyn Olsen, Stockton University, Publications Chair of NJEA Preservice ince March of 2020, we have gradually adjusted to this new normal. While the…

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EdTPA: Is it really worth it?

Preservice educators dream of the autonomy of their future classrooms. They spend four years brainstorming classroom set-ups, watching procedures executed by mentor teachers, and participate firsthand in the ups and…

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