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Provisional Teacher Training Programs

Registration: 400 Hour Provisional Teacher Training Program

As of July 1, 2017, a candidate may obtain a Certificate of Eligibility before registering for the 350 hour Provisional Teaching Training program. The 50-hour coursework must be completed before entering the 350-hours of coursework. Please note that candidates must complete the 50-hour pre-service program before seeking employment. Registration for this course may be found below. After obtaining a CE and employment, you may apply below for the 350-hour course.

Fees for the 400 Hour PTP Classes: K-12 Teacher Candidates:

  • 50 Hour Pre-Service Class $500.00 Includes placement by our office in a clinical setting
  • Phase I: $1,000.00
  • Phase II: $1,000.00
  • Phase III: $1,000.00
  • Phase IV Non-edTPA (Spring 2020 only) $875.00
  • Phase V edTPA re-submission $500.00
  • Late registration fee after course has begun 7 days: $150.00
  • Independent Studies available for $1,500.00, candidates must apply and be accepted to take this opportunity. Please contact the Director for this option.

50 Hour Pre-Service Program: Now Accepting Both Pre-3 and K-12 Teaching Candidates!
Please Apply and Choose Your Session Below!

50 Hour Pre-Service Program

Monmouth University / Now Offered Completely Online

Cost: $500

You do not need to HOLD a Certificate of Eligibility (CE) to enroll in this course.

This course satisfies the New Jersey Department of Education requirement for those wishing to pursue certification through the Alternate Route process. This is a requirement to work in any New Jersey public or private school district. Teacher candidates will have the opportunity to take part in an online approach including hosted virtual sessions with an Adjunct Professor who is also an administrator in a local school district, to learn the basics needed to start the journey to becoming a teacher.  We will use Zoom for our virtual meetings. A teacher candidate may need a computer or a phone with a camera to access.

The requirements for this class is that one possesses a college degree and meets the state GPA requirements.  For someone who has graduated prior to September 1, 2016, this requirement is 2.75 or above; for anyone who graduated after September 1, 2016, the requirement is 3.0 or higher.

Topics that will be covered during the virtual learning sessions of this class include:

  • Classroom differentiation/ current strategies
  • Language and acronyms used in education
  • Lesson Planning Preparation
  • NJ Professional Teaching Standards
  • Special Education
  • Social-Emotional Learning
  • Teaching job support as an Alternate Route Candidate

For clinical observation hours teacher candidates will be provided with a video simulation of lessons that they will critique and identify specific strategies.  The final component will be the teacher candidates presenting a recorded lesson plan to their instructor and peers. Monmouth University is fully confident in our ability to provide you clinical observation hours through video simulation.

*If you took the 24-hour class prior to 2017, you would need to take the entire 50 hours. We do not offer a “bridge” option. This is due to the new requirements of the course including preparing and delivering lessons when the State changed the requirement to the 50 Hour model in 2017.  We have 50 Hour courses scheduled bi-monthly. Please see our schedule below.

CTE or P-3 Endorsement seekers ARE only ELIGIBLE for this course. Please consult the NJ PTP website to help you determine your program options beyond the 50.

50-Hour Pre-Service Class Offerings

PLEASE NOTE: Classes are ONLINE ONLY. No in-person meetings are required


Lead Instructor: Dr. Kerry Rizzuto
 

  • Friday, July 10: 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. (4:00 p.m. Zoom Meeting Required)
  • Saturday, July 11: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Entire Day Schedule Web Based)
  • Sunday, July 12: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Entire Day Schedule Web Based)
  • Monday, July 13 through Friday, July 17: 10 Hours of video observation via classroom simulations
  • Friday, July 17: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. (Entire Day Schedule Web Based))
  • Saturday, July 18: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Entire Day Schedule Web Based)
  • Sunday, July 19: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Entire Day Schedule Web Based)

* Please Note: the above schedule does not include mandatory sign-on times, you will have one virtual meeting on Friday, July 10, via Zoom at 4:00 p.m. with your instructor and your classmates. You will need a computer or phone with a camera to see the group. It is strongly encouraged that you join the meeting at 3:45 p.m. in order to work out any minor technical issues. The remainder of the course is assigned on a one-week due date schedule with opportunities to create a phone/zoom meeting with the instructor.


Lead Instructor: Dr. Meredith Riddle
 

  • Friday, July 10: 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. (4:00 p.m. Zoom Meeting Required)
  • Saturday, July 11: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Entire Day Schedule Web Based)
  • Sunday, July 12: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Entire Day Schedule Web Based)
  • Monday, July 13 through Friday, July 17: 10 Hours of video observation via classroom simulations
  • Friday, July 17: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. (5:00 p.m. Zoom Meeting Required))
  • Saturday, July 18: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Entire Day Schedule Web Based)
  • Sunday, July 19: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Entire Day Schedule Web Based)

* Please Note: the above schedule does not include mandatory sign-on times, you will have one virtual meeting on Friday, July 10, via Zoom at 4:00 p.m. with your instructor and your classmates. You will need a computer or phone with a camera to see the group. It is strongly encouraged that you join the meeting at 3:45 p.m. in order to work out any minor technical issues. The remainder of the course is assigned on a one-week due date schedule with opportunities to create a phone/zoom meeting with the instructor.


Lead Instructor: Dr. Kerry Rizzuto
 

  • Friday, August 14: 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. (4:00 p.m. Zoom Meeting Required)
  • Saturday, August 15: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Entire Day Schedule Web Based)
  • Sunday, August 16: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Entire Day Schedule Web Based)
  • Monday, August 17 through Friday, August 21: 10 Hours of video observation via classroom simulations
  • Friday, August 21: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Entire Day Schedule Web Based))
  • Saturday, August 22: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Entire Day Schedule Web Based)
  • Sunday, August 23: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Entire Day Schedule Web Based)

* Please Note: the above schedule does not include mandatory sign-on times, you will have one virtual meeting on Friday, August 14, via Zoom at 4:00 p.m. with your instructor and your classmates. You will need a computer or phone with a camera to see the group. It is strongly encouraged that you join the meeting at 3:45 p.m. in order to work out any minor technical issues. The remainder of the course is assigned on a one-week due date schedule with opportunities to create a phone/zoom meeting with the instructor.


Lead Instructor: Mr. Frank Riley
 

  • Friday, August 14: 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. (4:00 p.m. Zoom Meeting Required)
  • Saturday, August 15: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Entire Day Schedule Web Based)
  • Sunday, August 16: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Entire Day Schedule Web Based)
  • Monday, August 17 through Friday, August 21: 10 Hours of video observation via classroom simulations
  • Friday, August 21: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. (4:00 p.m. Zoom Meeting Required))
  • Saturday, August 22: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Entire Day Schedule Web Based)
  • Sunday, August 23: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Entire Day Schedule Web Based)

* Please Note: the above schedule does not include mandatory sign-on times, you will have one virtual meeting on Friday, August 14, via Zoom at 4:00 p.m. with your instructor and your classmates. You will need a computer or phone with a camera to see the group. It is strongly encouraged that you join the meeting at 3:45 p.m. in order to work out any minor technical issues. The remainder of the course is assigned on a one-week due date schedule with opportunities to create a phone/zoom meeting with the instructor.


Provisional Teacher Training Program – 350 Hours of Formal Instruction

Please See the Below Schedules for 350 Hour Alternate Route Formal Instruction Program for PTP Candidates working towards teacher license, hold a CE, and are a teacher of record either full or part-time. 2019 – 2020 Course Schedules are now available; please contact the office directly to apply for an Independent Study.

Online Summer Phase I
Monmouth University Provisional Teacher Training Programs
Course Type: Online Only
Instructor: Dr. Meredith Riddle
mamiller@monmouth.edu”>
*This course requires a Google email address and access to a camera on the phone or computer for Zoom, an online meeting application.

 

Zoom Meeting/Lecture Classes Begin Online May 7 on Thursdays at 5:00 p.m.
**Please sign in to the Zoom link sent to you by 5:00 pm on your phone or laptop *please make every effort to be on time for sign-in and plan to work out any technical issues before 4:45 p.m.

 
Zoom Meetings Scheduled Online @ 5:00 p.m:

  • May: 7, 21
  • June: 4, 18
  • July: 2, 9

 
Online Modules for Phase I Weekends (8 Hours of Online Instruction Per Week – Do Not Report)

  • Weekend #1: 05/09-10
  • Weekend #2: 05/16-17
  • Weekend #3: 05/23-24
  • Weekend #4: 05/29-30
  • Weekend #5: 06/06-07
  • Weekend #6: 06/13-14
  • Weekend #7: 06/20-21
  • Weekend #8: 06/27-28
  • Weekend #9: 07/04-05
  • Weekend #10: 07/11-12 Final Exam

Total: 100 Hours of Web-Based Instruction
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  1. Director Riddle will provide you the course syllabus on or prior to the first class.
  2. The payment for this class will be collected one week before the course via credit card by phone. The cost is $1,000.00 and only credit cards are accepted. We do not accept wire transfers! Do not call the Bursar office only the PTP Office can take your payment. In accordance with the Monmouth University Provisional Teacher Office, there are no refunds for this class.

 
Thank you for choosing Monmouth University as your Provisional Teacher Program provider, we look forward to serving you and all your educational training needs!

Phase I and III Fall 2020 Schedules will be posted by July 1, 2020

After the 50-hour course, the remaining 350-hours can be completed within two years.
The first option is the traditional AR route of formal instruction totaling 350-hours. The 350-hours of formal education, a 2-year program, is for that teacher candidate who holds a valid certificate of eligibility (CE), is hired as a teacher or maternity leave position and contracted by a school district to go Alternate Route. On this link scroll to Provisional Teacher Training Program – 350 Hours of Formal Instruction and apply in the link: https://www.monmouth.edu/school-of-education/departments/pttp/

Provisional Teacher Training Program – Masters in Education PTP

We also offer a Master’s in Education (M.Ed.) Provisional Teacher Program (PTP) Degree. This degree pathway is a 2-year tuition-based program and for those teacher candidates who hold a valid certificate of eligibility, are hired as a teacher or maternity leave position, and contracted by a school district to go Alternate Route. The option for this degree can be found on this link: www.monmouth.edu/graduate/master-in-education/

Master’s in Education (ESL) Endorsement Alternate Route CE/ TESOL Option: If you are interested in the ESL alternate route program you would begin by taking the 50-hour Pre-service course. After completing either the 18-credit ESL or TESOL endorsement, a student can add four classes, or 12 credits, to fulfill the M.Ed. PTP 30 degree requirement. This would settle your standard teaching certification as well as provide you the ESL teaching endowment.

Program Contact: Dr. Cathy Wong at cwong@monmouth.edu

 


Thank you for choosing Monmouth University as your Provisional Teacher Program provider, we look forward to serving you and all of your educational training needs!

For More Information

** Please reach out to Dr. Meredith Riddle regarding questions about the programs noted above.

Meredith A. Riddle, Ed.D.
Director, Provisional Teacher Programs
McAllan Hall Office 26
School of Education
732-263-5238
mamiller@monmouth.edu
Appointments at Office or by Phone after 3 p.m.