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School of Education

Superintendent’s Academy

The School of Education at Monmouth University is pleased to announce the eleventh year of their Superintendents’ Academy for superintendents and central office administrators.

2020-2021 Professional Development Workshops

Click to view the 2020-2021 schedule.

Workshop Registration & Membership Opportunity 2020 – 2021

The yearly fee for membership in the academy is $300 per district, which includes the attendance of up to 3 superintendents/superintendent’s representatives at each workshop. Non member per ONE session is $0.

Current CJCEE members are eligible for a 2020-2021 comprehensive membership in the Superintendents’ (OR the Principals’) Professional Development Academy program at no cost (current list at the end of the page).

*Dates, times, and locations subject to change.

Date & Time Topic Location
October 14, 2020

10:00 – 11:30 am

Instilling Hope Amidst a Crisis

Online – via Zoom

Presenter: Jared Scherz, Ph.D., M.Ed., ACS

Photo of Jared Scherz, Ph.D., M.Ed., ACSDr. Scherz is a clinical psychologist, author, and consultant, working with educators for nearly 30 years. He earned his Master’s in Education from Penn State University, working as an elementary school guidance counselor before gaining his Ph.D.

Dr. Scherz runs a wellness clinic in New Jersey that blends live workshops, coaching, and behavioral health.

Dr. Scherz believes that by supporting educator wellness and organizational health, schools will be better equipped for the challenges of modern- day education. Self-reflective practitioners are the keys to cultivating environments where both academic and psycho social emotional learning can flourish.

Please use the available hyperlink to a survey created by Dr. Scherz to gain insight on the professional development interests of the potential workshop attendees.

 December 9, 2020

10:00 – 11:30 am

Emphasizing the “Human” in Human Resources

Online – via Zoom
February 17, 2021

10:00 – 11:30 am

Empathy Wisdom in Leadership

Online – via Zoom
May 19, 2021

5:00 – 8:00 pm

Leadership Conference

(All Academies will be included)

Online – via Zoom
For additional information, contact the School of Education, Department of Educational Counseling & Leadership at, or send correspondence to:

Monmouth University
c/o Superintendents’ Academy, McAllan Hall 126
400 Cedar Ave., West Long Branch, NJ, 07764


Districts registered for the CJCEE as of 9/22/2020.

Woodbridge Township

Toms River Regional Schools

Long Branch


Upper Freehold Regional School District

Point Pleasant Beach

Monmouth Regional High School

Township of Ocean

Mullica Township

Howell Township Public Schools

Deal Borough

Glen Ridge

Middletown Township

Neptune City Schools