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Regional Training Center Professional Development for Teachers

Program Coordinator
Dr. Alan Amtzis

Degree Program: Master of Education in Educational Leadership: Instruction

The School of Education at The College of New Jersey is partnered with The Regional Training Center (RTC) in order to:

1) Provide graduate-level professional development courses. For a complete course listing, click here.

2) Provide courses leading to a Master of Education in Educational Leadership: Instruction (for licensed practitioners).

Frequently Asked Questions

Classroom Action Research Core: Course Overview



Orientation Programs Required for Students Accepted to the MEd Program

Spring Matriculants:

Tuesday December 13th at RTC Conference Room: 486 Route 10 West, Randolph, NJ   / 5:15 – 7 pm

Wednesday December 14th at TCNJ (School of Education room 102)  in Ewing, NJ  / 5:15 – 7 pm

Virtual Orientation – Refresher for newly admitted students



Application Deadlines for the MEd Program

Fall Matriculation
February 1st – Priority Consideration
August 1st – Final Deadline*

Spring Matriculation
October 1st – Priority Consideration
December 1st – Final Deadline*May 1st – Final Deadline*

Summer Matriculation
February 1st – Priority Consideration
May 1st – Final Deadline*

* Complete applications will be reviewed until programs reach capacity OR until final deadlines expire. Remaining application files will be held for the next admission period.
There is no Non-Matriculation status for this program.


Overview of Partnership

This affiliation merges TCNJ’s excellent reputation in higher education with The Regional Training Center’s comprehensive relevant coursework.

All courses carry graduate credit in teacher education from The College of New Jersey. Students who are interested in applying for matriculation into the Master of Education in Educational Leadership: Instruction program should see the Frequently Asked Questions document listed below for information on transfer and use of previous coursework.

Students who apply for matriculation into one of TCNJ’s other Master of Education programs may apply a maximum of six credits of RTC coursework as elective credit, pending approval by the graduate program coordinator.

Elective credit requirements vary by specialization and students must contact their graduate program coordinator prior to registration for course approval.

TCNJ ID and Account Information

Beginning July 1, 2009, ALL students (professional development and master’s level) will need to know their PAWS ID number and TCNJ account information. For more on how to obtain this important information, click here.

Official Transcript Request Information

Official transcripts are available six weeks after the completion of a TCNJ/RTC course. Beginning July 1, 2009, transcript requests need to be submitted through PAWS. Please see our 6 Easy Steps – Transcript Request instruction sheet.

If you are experiencing any technical difficulties with your transcript request, please print, complete, and fax the paper form to 609.637.5184.

Registration for these courses are processed by:

The Regional Training Center
486 Route 10 West
Randolph, NJ  07869



Office of Graduate Studies
Green Hall, Room 202
The College of New Jersey
P.O. Box 7718
2000 Pennington Rd.
Ewing, NJ 08628


Register for the Graduate Open House on Wednesday, September 9th @ 4 pm