Are you the teacher your colleagues are always consulting for professional advice?
Have you been tapped to lead professional learning in your school?
Are you interested in building bridges with families and the community to your school or district?
Do you have a passion for advocating for students and your profession?
If you answer yes to any of these, you might be a good candidate for earning the New Jersey Teacher Leader Endorsement through the NJEA Teacher Leader Academy.
The NJEA Teacher Leader Academy is an approved program through the New Jersey Department of Education, leading participants through a one-year program that results in earning the New Jersey Teacher Leader Endorsement. Participants are also eligible to earn 12 graduate credits through a partnership with Thomas Edison State University.
You can learn more about the endorsement and the NJEA Teacher Leader Academy from these past articles.
Applications for the next cohort, which begins in March 2021, will be available beginning July 15, 2020. The application deadline is Oct. 15, 2020. This cohort of the Teacher Leader Academy will be limited to 35 participants.
To learn more, attend one of our online information sessions. You can register for one of the sessions through the links below.