PD Partners


Thinkfinity.org is the cornerstone of Verizon Foundation's literacy, education and technology initiatives. Our goal is to improve student achievement in traditional classroom settings and beyond by providing high-quality content and extensive professional development training.  This free, comprehensive digital learning platform is built upon the merger of two acclaimed programs Verizon MarcoPolo and the Thinkfinity Literacy Network.

Middlesex County ETTC

The goal of the Middlesex County Educational Technology Training Center (ETTC) is to provide for continuous K-12 educational improvement through the effective use of technology to achieve the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards.  Their activities are divided into four main areas:  Staff development, information exchange, technology demonstration, and direct support to school districts.

Southern Regional ETTC

The Southern Regional ETTC includes 80 school districts and other regional organizations in Atlantic, Cumberland, Cape May and Ocean counties. The ETTC Consortium represents approximately 90,000 PreK-12 students.  The Southern Regional Educational Technology Training Center aims to enhance the education available to every child through the creative use of educational technologies. The ETTC provides K-12 teachers and school administrators with training opportunities on relevant subjects including the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards, instructional technology, computer technologies, telecommunications and distance learning. The ETTC also provides a state-of-the-art demonstration facility and clearinghouse where teachers can explore the latest trends in educational technologies.

Center for Teaching & Learning

The New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning (NJCTL) is an independent organization dedicated to providing hiqh-quality professional development for teachers.

NJ Principals and Supervisors Association

NJPSA is a professional association dedicated to the improvement of the quality of teaching and learning in New Jersey. Since 1981, NJPSA has taken the lead in providing the highest quality professional development opportunities for its members. Representing more than 7,000 principals, vice principals, supervisors, directors, assistant superintendents, superintendents and chief school administrators, NJPSA has redefined professionalism for both practicing and aspiring school leaders. www.featraining.org.

NJ Staff Development Council

The mission ofNJSDC is to strengthen teaching and learning by advancing the state of staff development through the connection of people and resources. 

New Jersey Department of Education

The New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) prohibits discrimination based on the following protected categories: race, creed, religion, color, national origin/nationality, ancestry, age, sex/gender (including pregnancy), marital status/civil union partnership, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, domestic partnership status, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, genetic information, disability, (including perceived disability, physical, mental, and/or intellectual disabilities), or liability for service in the Armed Forces of the United States.

Liberty Science Center

The Liberty Science Center is an innovative learning resource for lifelong exploration of nature, humanity and technology, strengthening communities and inspiring global stewardship.

Educational Information and Resource Center (EIRC)

EIRC is committed to continuously improving the education, safety, physical and emotional health of children. EIRC meets this commitment by developing and delivering a comprehensive array of support services to those who teach, raise, care for and mentor children. The Center accomplishes its mission while meeting or exceeding the highest standards for client service, product/service value and employee-job satisfaction.

New Jersey PTA

New Jersey PTA is an organization whose members care about ALL children and youth - the school that they attend, the communities that they live in, and their opportunities for growth into happy, healthy, responsible citizens.

New Jersey State Parentwide Advocacy Network (NJSPAN)

NJSPAN's mission is to empower and support famies and support and inform professionals and others interested in the healthy development of children and youth.