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

    MISSION STATEMENT

    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.

    PRINCIPALS' ACADEMY STEERING COMMITTEE

    • Mr. Edward Aldarelli, Principal, West Freehold School, Freehold Township School District
    • Mr. Richard Allen, Principal, Poseidon Early College High School, Neptune School District
    • Dr. Bernard Bragen, Assistant Professor, Monmouth University, Academy Chair
    • 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
    • Dr. Marc Natanagara, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum & Instruction, Toms River School District

    PRINCIPALS' ACADEMY MEMBER 2016 - 2017 DISTRICT

    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

    MEMBERSHIP OPPORTUNITY 2017 - 2018

    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 soeprincipalsacademy@monmouth.edu.

    WORKSHOP INFORMATION

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

    2017 - 2018 Professional Development Sessions

    Session 1
    Wednesday, October 4, 2017 ~ TBA

     Session 2
    Wednesday, November 15, 2017 ~ TBA

     Session 3
    Wednesday, February 28, 2018 ~ TBA

    Session 4
    Wednesday, March 21, 2018 ~ TBA *** This session will be combined with the Superintendents' Academy***

    All 4 Sessions scheduled will be held at at the Rebecca Stafford Student Center in Anacon A from 5pm-7pm
    (Locations and dates subject to change)

    NEWS

    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"

    PREVIOUS YEARS' NEWS

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

    PREVIOUS WORKSHOPS

    • Changing School Climate Teaching the Whole Child
    • Communication & Community Relations
    • Implementing a Response to Intervention (RTI) approach in your school
    • Innovations in Education - What innovation practices are being implemented in school districts across the state and nation? 
    • 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

    WORKSHOP REGISTRATION

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

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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

    Additional Information