Continuing Education

Center For Teaching Excellence

Innovation In Education

Whether it is the latest technologies for teaching, break-through studies in how children learn, or the newest information in classroom management techniques, Brookdale’s professional development programs for educators provide the tools that are essential for teaching in today’s educational environment.

Select from the following Center for Teaching Excellence programs:

Taught by master educators, Brookdale’s innovative programs focus on instructional strategies aligned to New Jersey Core Curriculum Standards. Our programs also meet the requirements for Highly-Qualified Teacher Standards upon district approval.

The Center for Teaching Excellence is a registered New Jersey Professional Development provider. All Center for Teaching Excellence courses have received approval from the NJEA Professional Development Institute. Each contact hour equals one CEU.

For additional information, call 732-224-2394 or e-mail


 Introduction To The Teaching Profession – 24-Hour Program

This non-credit course consists of 20 hours of class work and four hours of classroom observation. Areas Of Study: classroom management, assessment tools, lesson plans, learning strategies, job search strategies for teachers, diversity in the classroom, and implementation of technology. Upon successful completion, you will receive a certificate that must be included with your CE application to the NJ Department of Education. Saturday classes – bring your own lunch, no food available on campus. Required text for sale in College Bookstore.

Sec 1: Sat, Sep 20-Oct 11, 2014, 9 am-2 pm  
Sec 2: Sat, Oct 25-Nov 15, 2014, 9 am-2 pm
Fee and Code: $200, XNPTN 003 W


Substitute Teacher Training

Molly Cauterucci, instructor

Find rewarding part-time employment or enhance your opportunity to obtain a teaching position. A minimum of 60 college credits is required for certification as a substitute. If interested in becoming a certified teacher through the alternate route, a reputation as an excellent substitute teacher will work to your advantage. Learn teaching strategies and survival skills for all grade levels, insight into administration expectations, classroom management tips and tricks, evaluating and improving your performance, and the necessary steps/paperwork to become a certified substitute teacher in New Jersey. 4 SESSIONS

Tues & Thurs, Oct 7-16, 2014, 6-8 pm
Fee and Code: $145, XEECG 434 W

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