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M.Ed. (PTP), 350-Hour (Phases), & Pre-3 Options

350 Hour Provisional Teacher Training Program, now accepting pre-3 and k-12 teaching candidates. Apply below.

Provisional Teacher Training Programs Beyond the 50-Hour Course

Phase I Summer Schedule Coming Soon – Classes Begin May 5!
Phase IV edTPA Summer Schedule Coming Soon – Classes Begin May 4!

K-12 CE Holders (ONLY) 350 Hours of Formal Instruction and Masters in Education PTP Options

For K-12 CE holders (ONLY)

After the 50-hour course, the remaining K-12 CE alternate route pathways can be completed within two years for a standard teaching license.

  1. 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 the position and contracted by a school district to go Alternate Route.
  2. The second option is the Masters in Education PTP.

Pre-3 CE Holders (ONLY)

24 Credits in Pre-3 Coursework or Masters in Education Pre-3 Endorsement Options

After the 50-hour pre-service course, an alternate route candidate for Pre-3 CE has the following two options for coursework.

  1. The Pre-3 AR programs are offered at MU as an Early Childhood Pre-3 Endorsement 24-credits of study
  2. A Masters in Education Pre-3 endorsement degree option.

Either avenue can be completed after holding a Pre-3 certificate of eligibility and obtaining a job as a board-certified teacher. Both of these options are explained on our Early Childhood Graduate Programs web site.

350-Hour Class Offerings

Schedules are posted below for the Alternate Route 350-Hour Formal Instruction Programs for those K-12 provisional teacher candidates who are working towards a standard teacher license, hold a K-12 CE, and are a teacher of record (full or part-time). If you are interested in enrolling in an Independent Study. All scheduled classes are online only and offer a combination of Zoom and asynchronous class meetings. These classes are designed to meet the Department of Education provisional program requirements and offer flexibility for working teachers.

Phase II (Elementary) Spring Cohort 2023 Schedule

100 Hours of Formal Instruction

Course Information: The Phase II – Spring 2023 – Elementary Cohort is entirely online and includes a combination of Zoom class meetings, and asynchronous modules to be completed each week.  Virtual class meetings will be held on select Thursday nights from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Stuart Faunce will be the course instructor. Please email questions regarding the Phase II – Elementary Cohort to sfaunce@monmouth.edu.

Online Zoom Class Meetings (5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.)

  • January: 12, 26
  • February: 9, 23
  • March: 9, 23
  • April: 6

Asynchronous Online Modules for Phase II (8 hours each)

Web Assignments will be uploaded each Saturday. Candidates will have one week to complete each module.

  • Web Module #1: January 14
  • Web Module #2: January 21
  • Web Module #3: January 28
  • Web Module #4: February 4
  • Web Module #5: February 11
  • Web Module #6: February 25
  • Web Module #7: March 4
  • Web Module #8: March 11
  • Web Module #9: March 18
  • Web Module #10: March 25

Payment: Please note that payment is due prior to the first class. The cost of the class is $1,250.00 and is payable by credit card payable to Monmouth University by utilizing an online link.

Refunds: If a candidate is not able to complete their phase work for any reason, they will be provided PTP course credit for their course completed up to that point. There are no refunds after the first week of classes.

Attendance: Attendance is state mandated. Students are expected to attend all “live” Zoom sessions. Zoom etiquette will set the expectations for a focused and professional class. Provisional teachers with excessive absences will not receive credit for the instruction nor will they be refunded for the cost of the phase. Please note that Back to School Night and Parent-Teacher Conferences are excused absences, but other stipend positions such as coaching and clubs are not. Upon completion of all course requirements, you will be automatically registered for your next phase.

Phase II (Secondary) Spring Cohort 2023 Schedule

100 Hours of Formal Instruction

Course Information: The Phase II – Spring 2023 – Secondary Cohort is entirely online and includes a combination of Zoom class meetings and asynchronous modules to be completed each week.  Virtual class meetings will be held on select Thursday nights from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Frank Riley and Nicole Esposito will be the course instructors. Please email questions regarding the Phase II – Secondary Cohort to friley@monmouth.edu and nesposit@monmouth.edu.

Online Zoom Class Meetings (5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.)

  • January: 12, 26
  • February: 9, 23
  • March: 9, 23
  • April: 6

Asynchronous Online Modules for Phase II (8 hours each)

Web Assignments will be uploaded each Saturday. Candidates will have one week to complete each module.

  • Web Module #1: January 14
  • Web Module #2: January 21
  • Web Module #3: January 28
  • Web Module #4: February 4
  • Web Module #5: February 11
  • Web Module #6: February 25
  • Web Module #7: March 4
  • Web Module #8: March 11
  • Web Module #9: March 18
  • Web Module #10: March 25

Payment: Please note that payment is due prior to the first class. The cost of the class is $1,250.00 and is payable by credit card payable to Monmouth University by utilizing an online link.

Refunds: If a candidate is not able to complete their phase work for any reason, they will be provided PTP course credit for their course completed up to that point. There are no refunds after the first week of classes.

Attendance: Attendance is state mandated. Students are expected to attend all “live” Zoom sessions. Zoom etiquette will set the expectations for a focused and professional class. Provisional teachers with excessive absences will not receive credit for the instruction nor will they be refunded for the cost of the phase. Please note that Back to School Night and Parent-Teacher Conferences are excused absences, but other stipend positions such as coaching and clubs are not. Upon completion of all course requirements, you will be automatically registered for your next phase.

Phase IV (edTPA Seminar) Spring Cohort 2023 Schedule

75 Hours of Formal Instruction

Course Information: Phase IV (edTPA Seminar) is entirely online and includes a combination of Zoom class meetings and asynchronous modules to be completed each week.  Virtual class meetings will be held on select Tuesday nights from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. James Falco and Stuart Faunce will be the course instructors. Please email questions regarding Phase IV (edTPA Seminar) to jfalco@monmouth.edu and sfaunce@monmouth.edu

Online Zoom Class Meetings (5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.)

  • January: 17, 31
  • February: 7, 21
  • March: 7, 14, 21, 28
  • April: 6 (edTPA Submission Date)
    • Scores will be provided on April 27.

Asynchronous Online Modules for Phase II (5 hours each)

Web Assignments will be uploaded each Saturday. Candidates will have one week to complete each module.

  • Web Module #1: January 21
  • Web Module #2: January 28
  • Web Module #3: February 4
  • Web Module #4: February 11
  • Web Module #5: February 18
  • Web Module #6: February 25
  • Web Module #7: March 4
  • Web Module #8: March 11
  • Web Module #9: March 18
  • Web Module #10: March 25

Payment: Please note that payment is due one week prior to the first class. The cost of the class is $1,250.00 and is payable by credit card payable to Monmouth University by utilizing an online link. There is an additional fee for Phase IV for the edTPA assessment.

The edTPA assessment fee is $300.00 which is not included in the tuition fee.  Candidates will submit the $300.00 fee at the time of edTPA registration. At the time of registration for an edTPA assessment, a candidate is given an 18-month edTPA “subscription.” Within 18 months, a candidate may: Request a change of assessment (e.g., change from Elementary Literacy to Elementary Mathematics)—there is no fee for this service OR Withdraw and request a partial refund. Read more here.

Refunds: If a candidate is not able to complete their phase work for any reason, they will be provided PTP course credit for their course completed up to that point. There are no refunds after the first week of classes.

Attendance: Attendance is state mandated. Students are expected to attend all “live” Zoom sessions. Zoom etiquette will set the expectations for a focused and professional class. Provisional teachers with excessive absences will not receive credit for the instruction nor will they be refunded for the cost of the phase. Please note that Back to School Night and Parent-Teacher Conferences are excused absences, but other stipend positions such as coaching and clubs are not. Upon completion of all course requirements, you will be automatically registered for your next phase.

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