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Supervisor Certification

teacher colaborationThis Rowan University online program can be taken alone, within the online MA in School Administration, or later applied to an MA in School Administration.

Is the Supervisor Certification right for you? You may want to discuss your future career options with me before enrolling in any progam. Remember, for all your graduate work select a New Jersey school and never go out-of-state!

 
 
 
 
Contact: Dr. Barry Meinster
Coordinator of Rowan’s New Jersey Teacher Outreach Program (NJTOP)
1-888 664 5455
 

This program meets the requirements specified by the state of New Jersey and is designed to serve the person who has already earned a Master's degree in some field and who wants to qualify as a supervisor in the public schools; one who is charged with authority and responsibility for the continuing direction and guidance of the work of instructional personnel. 

The Supervisor Certification program is intended for public school teachers or administrators who wish to earn additional administrative credentials in their field.  The Supervisor Certification program is a part of the New Jersey Teacher Outreach Program (NJTOP) and is offered to NJ educators at a discount off of regular Rowan rates.

This program meets the requirements specified by the state of New Jersey and is designed to serve the person who has already earned a Master's degree in some field and who wants to qualify as a supervisor in the public schools; one who is charged with authority and responsibility for the continuing direction and guidance of the work of instructional personnel. Students outside the state of NJ must consult with their state department of education for certification requirements.

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Coursework 
Course TitleS.H.
Required Courses: 12 Semester Hours
Educational Organizations and Leadership3
Fundamentals of Curriculum Development3
Instructional Leadership and Supervision3
Curriculum Evaluation3
Total Required Credits12

Supervisor Certification Program Highlights

   4 courses or 12 graduate semester hours
  • Fully online, part-time accelerated program: Courses are 8 weeks long and offered 1–2 per term. Courses include field components completed in a school district. Convenience of focusing on one course at a time.
  • Possible degree completion in as little as 3 consecutive semesters
  • Discounted tuition rates as part of New Jersey Teacher Outreach Program (NJTOP)
  • Upon program completion, students may apply and be recommended by Rowan University to the State of NJ for the Supervisor Certification
  • Possible transfer of credits so you can finish with us.

Applying to the Program Supervisor Certification

The following is a list of items required to begin the application process. There may be additional action or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below a representative from the CGCE Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or indicating any missing items.

  • CGCE Graduate Application
  • $65 (U.S.) application fee is waived through NJTOP
  • Master’s degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution of higher learning: Candidates who do not yet have a Master’s degree, may instead be currently matriculated in a Master’s degree program at Rowan University at the time of application.
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)
  • Current professional resume
  • Two letters of recommendation: While the official Recommendation Form is required, an actual letter from the recommender is preferred. Letters of recommendation should be from the candidate’s superintendent, supervisor, or from a professional colleague attesting to the candidate’s potential as a supervisor
  • Typewritten statement of professional objectives: Must include reasons for pursuing this program.
  • Copies of current NJ (or other state) teaching or educational services certificate: Only the Standard Certificate is acceptable.
  • Letter confirming at least 3 years of satisfactory full-time teaching or educational services experience.

 

New Jersey Department of Education – Supervisor Certification Requirements

This program meets the requirements specified by the state of New Jersey and is designed to serve the person who has already earned a Master's degree in some field and who wants to qualify as a supervisor in the public schools; one who is charged with authority and responsibility for the continuing direction and guidance of the work of instructional personnel. Students outside the state of NJ must consult with their state department of education for certification requirements.

Teachers in the state of New Jersey may apply to the Supervisor Certification program through the New Jersey Teacher Outreach Program (NJTOP®). For more information including NJTOP tuition rates click here.

The New Jersey Department of Education (NJ DOE), not Rowan University, grants certifications based on requirements set by the state. While coursework for this program meets the academic requirements for NJ DOE certification, it is the student’s responsibility to ensure that all other certification requirements are met, including, but not limited to, appropriate type and level of license and years of experience. NJ DOE certification requirements are subject to change. Certification applications are evaluated, by NJ DOE, based on the most current state requirements. For current NJ DOE licensure information, click here.

 

Start Dates & Application Deadlines

The chart below details available entry terms for the Supervisor Certification program as well as corresponding application deadlines. Submitting the Application Form is only the first step to beginning the admission process. All of the required materials listed above must be received on or before the application completion deadline for your desired entry term to be considered for admission to that term. We encourage you to complete the application form and begin submitting your materials at least one month before the deadline indicated.

Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Summer 2018 – Module 5 05/01/2018 04/01/2018
Fall 2018 – Module 1 08/28/2018 07/01/2018
Spring 2019 – Module 3 01/15/2019 11/01/2018