Teacher Leader Certificate

Teacher Leader Certificate

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Teacher Leader Certificate





Next Classes Start

May 20, 2024

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Program at a Glance

Gain the skills to coach, mentor, and collaborate with your peers and move into non-supervisory leadership roles such as facilitator, coach, and professional developer. This program includes an internship and professional portfolio and leads to New Jersey Teacher Leader Endorsement; most students complete it in 12 to 15 months of part-time study.

Program Coordinator : Linda Mayger, maygerl@tcnj.edu


  • part time: 1–2 years


  • Online
    Hybrid Information


  • Teacher Leader Endorsement


  • courses


  • credits


  • per credit

Who Should Pursue This Program?

This program is for you if you’re a working teacher with two to three years of experience and want to learn to lead by example, train other teachers, and move into non-supervisory school leadership roles. The online coursework accommodates busy working professionals, and synchronous video meetings create a sense of community among students and faculty.

Extensive Network

Study alongside peers with solid education experience, learn from faculty who have valuable contacts in their field, and benefit from an alumni community with strong professional connections.

For your application to be considered complete, you must submit the online application as well as all supplemental documents.

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We consider applications on a space-available basis. You can apply up to and including the first day of the semester.

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The Department of Educational Administration and Secondary Education (EASE) provides program details including curriculum, schedule of courses, and handbooks.

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We offer the same tuition rates no matter where you live. And there are a range of financial aid and assistantship options for TCNJ graduate students.

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The College of New Jersey School of Education is a member in good standing of the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP).

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