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


    The purpose of the School of Education Principals' Academy is to create a forum for dialogue and an exchange of ideas and experiences. Using the university as a catalyst, the academy will provide professional growth opportunities for principals and assistant principals that will focus on dynamic leadership that promotes reflective practice and affects teacher and student learning. Additionally, it will create a network of support for colleagues and establish a collaborative relationship with the university, university faculty, and its resources.


    • Mr. Edward Aldarelli, Principal, West Freehold School, Freehold Township School District
    • Dr. Harvey Allen, Assistant Professor, Monmouth University
    • Mr. Richard Allen, Principal, Poseidon Early College High School, Neptune School District
    • Mr. John Coleman, Director of Secondary Curriculum, Toms River School District
    • Mr. Greg Duffy, Principal, Lafayette Mills Elementary School, Manalapan-Englishtown Regional Schools
    • Mr. James Earnhardt, Principal, West Long Branch Schools
    • Dr. John Henning, Dean, School of Education, Monmouth University
    • Mr. Cory Radisch, Principal, Monmouth Regional High School


    CPC High Point Schools

    Deal Boro School District

    Freehold Regional High School District

    Freehold Township Elementary and Middle Schools

    Hazlet Township Public School District

    Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District

    Middletown Township Public Schools

    Monmouth County Vocational School District

    Monmouth Regional High School District

    Neptune Township School

    Oceanport School District

    Old Bridge Township Public Schools

    Point Pleasant Borough School District

    Rumson School District

    South Amboy Public Schools

    Toms River Regional Schools

    Township of Ocean Schools

    Wall Township Public Schools

    West Long Branch School District


    To become a Principals' Academy member, download the Principals' Academy Registration Form.

    The yearly fee for membership in the academy is $350. For additional information, contact The School of Education, Dean's Office, at 732-571-7518 or send an e-mail to


    The Academy will hold four workshops a year with topics on timely issues directly related to matters of interest to educational administrators.

    2016 - 2017 Professional Development Sessions

    Session 1
    Wednesday, October 19, 2016 ~ ***There has been a change on the first session topic from EdCamp - "An Edcamp is an unconference" to Changing School Climate Teaching the Whole Child****

    Session 2
    Wednesday, November 30, 2016 ~ Communication & Community Relations

    Session 3
    Wednesday, February 8, 2017 ~ Implementing a Response to Intervention (RTI) approach in your school

    Session 4
    Wednesday, March 22, 2017 ~ Innovations in Education - What innovation practices are being implemented in school districts across the state and nation?

    All 4 Sessions scheduled to be held at varies of locations on campus this year from 5pm-7pm
    (Locations and dates subject to change)


    PRESS RELEASE: Principals' Academy Starts its Fourth Year

     PRESS RELEASE:  The Monmouth University Principals' Academy Holds Professional Development Forum, "Time Management and Evaluation Responsibilities"

    PRESS RELEASE: Monmouth University Principals' Academy: "PARCC/Course Assessments"


    PRESS RELEASE: Principals' Academy holds "Communication via Social Media" Workshop


    • Recognizing Your Leadership Style
    • Using Your Leadership Styles to Implement Change
    • Proactive and Reactive Leadership
    • Impactful Leadership from the Field
    • PARCC/CCSS Vocabulary Skills vs Content
    • Demystifying CCSS/PARCC Standards Across the Curriculum
    • What are Good and Bad Assessments: Aligning Assessments at the District, State, and National Levels
    • Next Generation Science Standards
    • How to Evaluate an Inclusion Model: Content Literacy Based on the Common Core Standards
    • Communication via Social Media
    • Teachers' Evaluation and Coaching
    • Principals' Evaluation
    • Selecting and Retaining Teachers
    • Effective In-Class Support Models for Student Growth
    • New Jersey Achieve: Aligning SGOs with Effective Assessment Practices and Common Core State Standards
    • Time Management and Evaluation Responsibilities
    • PARCC/Course Assessments
    • Social Media and Web Resources


    To register for our upcoming workshops, please download our Workshop Registration Form.


    For more information regarding the Principals' Academy and its workshop series, please call 732-571-7518 or send e-mail to

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