General Structure of the Bilingual/Bicultural Endorsement Program
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American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
The Early Childhood program is a nationally recognized online program designed to provide expertise in creating developmentally appropriate assessment and instruction in literacy, language development, numeracy, and content areas, designing curriculum and collaborating with families and colleagues in preschool through grade 3 settings. All courses are offered online.
You must be a certified teacher or hold a NJ Certificate of Eligibility (CE) P-3 and be employed in a P-3 position requiring certification.
See requirements for Preschool Through Grade 3 Endorsement
NAEYC Early Childhood Professional Standards
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The ESL Endorsement program is an 18 credit certification program designed for both the students who apply directly to MAT programs at Monmouth University and certified teaching practitioners who intend to seek such an endorsement as a stand-alone program. The program prepares teachers for both school or community-based ESL programs and K-12 classrooms with mainstreamed ESL students, and addresses both the NJ State requirement for ESL endorsement and the TESOL/NCATE Program Standards.
You must be a certified teacher or hold a NJ Certificate of Eligibility (CE) ESL, and be employed in an ESL position requiring certification.
Find out about our Accelerated ESL Endorsement
See requirements for English as a Second Language Endorsement
TESOL Standards for English as a Second Language Professionals
You must hold a standard instructional certificate, or a school psychologist, school social worker, school counselor, director of school counseling services, or school nurse endorsement, or a valid Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor credential issued by the NJ Alcohol and Drug Counselor Committee of the Marriage and Family Board, or a valid Certified Prevention Specialist credential issued by the Addiction Professionals Certification Board of NJ or hold a master’s or higher degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
See requirements for Student Assistance Coordinator Endorsement
The Teacher of Students with Disabilities Endorsement program is a CEC standards based program for teachers who wish to enhance their skills in working effectively with diverse populations, families, colleagues, and the community. Comprehensive theoretical and practical experiences are provided to ensure that candidates are well prepared to address the learning, language, and social needs of a diverse population of students from preschool to high school. Courses in the program are aligned with state and national standards. Some online and hybrid coursework available.
You must hold a Certificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing (CEAS), or a Provisional or Standard NJ instructional certificate.
Find out about our Accelerated TSD Endorsement (Teacher of Students with Disabilities)
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CEC Special Education Professional Standards
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You must hold a NJ school counselor or student personnel services certificate or an equivalent out-of-state certificate. Upon completion, you must provide documentation evidencing completion of three years of successful experience as a school counselor in grades P-12 to be eligible for the endorsement.
See requirements for Director of School Counseling Services Endorsement
The Post-Master's Learning Disabilities Teacher-Consultant Endorsement program prepares experienced teachers to specialize in assessing and instructing students with special needs and to serve as learning consultants on child study teams. A main focus of the program is collaboration with teachers, support personnel, administrators, and families. Field experiences are provided throughout the program.
Upon completion, you must provide documentation evidencing completion of three years of successful teaching experience under a Standard NJ or out-of-state instructional certificate to be eligible for the endorsement.
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The Post-Master's Supervisor Endorsement program is intended for graduate students who possess a master’s degree and want to supervise teachers in K-12 educational settings. It is aligned with national administrator standards and capitalizes on a strong educational vision, collaboration with teachers, families, and the wider community, and professional development planning.
Upon completion, you must provide documentation evidencing three years of successful, full-time teaching and/or educational services experience under a Standard NJ instructional or educational services certificate or its out-of-state equivalent. Teaching and/or educational services experience completed in a NJ public school must have been under an appropriate NJ certificate.
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ELCC Standards for Principals and Supervisors
This program will help those professionals develop a clear understanding of the characteristics of students with Autism Spectrum Disorders, as well as to learn effective, research-based teaching strategies, social, communicative, and behavioral interventions, and valuable supports for use within the educational environment.
The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages certificate program is an 18 credit program that provides a TESOL certificate for candidates who are not interested in a K-12 state certification. TESOL candidates are often interested in teaching abroad or as an ESL instructor at the adult level in a variety of settings (Accelerated Option available).
See requirements for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Certificate