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School of Education

Principals’ Academy

The School of Education at Monmouth University is pleased to announce the tenth year of their Principals’ Academy for principals and vice-principals.

Leadership Conference

Rescheduled from April
Leading through Crises:
a look at best practices through the COVID19 pandemic and the Social Justice crisis.

July 22, 2020
10 – 11:30 a.m.

This is the joint session of all academies, and last session of the 2019-2020 school year. Leaders will share what they have done, are doing and how to plan for the future in response to these worldwide crises.
Conference, Registration and Participation Information

2019-2020 Professional Development Workshops

Click to view the 2019-2020 schedule.

Workshop Registration & Membership Opportunity 2019 – 2020

Online registration is open.

The yearly fee for membership in the academy is $350, which includes attendance for up to 3 principals/principal’s representatives at each workshop. Non member per session is $125 (per person).

Date & Time



October 17, 2019

5:00 to 7:00

Social & Emotional Learning for Students & Teachers

Presenter: Rick Cohen

Edison Hall

Atrium 201

(parking: lot 13)

December 12, 2019

5:00 to 7:00

Mental Health – Self-care for Administrators

Presenter: Alisha De Lorenzo

Edison Hall

Atrium 201

(parking: lot 18)

February 20, 2020

11:00 to 1:00



Dr. James Stefankiewicz


Nicole Trainer

Samuel Hays Magill Commons – Club Dining Room

(parking: lot 11A visitor, and 12)

April 30, 2020

5:00 to 8:00

**Joint session with Business Adm. & Superintendents**

Leadership Conference

Presenter: Rick Rigsby

Anacon Hall, Rebecca Stafford Student Center

(parking: lot 13)

For additional information, contact School of Education, Department of Educational Counseling & Leadership, at 732-571-3437 , e-mail , or send correspondence to:Monmouth University

c/o Principals’ Academy, McAllan Hall 126

400 Cedar Ave., West Long Branch, NJ, 07764

Principals’ Academy District 2018 – 2019 Members

  • Atlantic Highlands School District
  •  Central Regional School District
  • Freehold Regional High School District
  • Freehold Township Elemtary & Middle Schools
  • Hazlet Township Public Schools
  • Henry Hudson Regional School District
  • Highlands Borough School District
  • Long Branch Public Schools
  • Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District
  • Middletown Township Public Schools
  • Monmouth Regional High School District
  • Neptune Township School District
  • Old Bridge Township Public Schools
  • Point Pleasant Beach School District
  • Point Pleasant School District
  • South Amboy Public Schools
  • St. Rose High School
  • Toms River Regional Schools
  • Township of Ocean School District
  • Wall Township Public Schools
  • West Long Branch School District