• Tomorrow's Teachers

     

    This course is a study of the history, development, organization, and practices of preschool, elementary, and secondary education. All students will participate in a field experience with a cooperating teacher during the course. It is highly recommended that students who are planning to pursue a career in education, educational administration, counseling, or social work take this course. All students accepted into the program will have automatic membership in the New Jersey Future Educators' Association and will be able to participate in NJFEA conferences and service projects. Students also have an opportunity through Rider University to receive college credit (for a fee) for participating in the Tomorrow's Teachers program. Students will be encouraged to apply to the Urban Teacher’s Academy at The College of New Jersey.

     Prerequisites

     

    • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 
    • 5 credit course 
    • Study of the history, development, organization, and practices of preschool, elementary, and secondary education. 
    • All students will participate in a field experience with a cooperating teacher during the course. 
    • Who should take this course? Students who are planning to pursue a career in education, educational administration, counseling, or social work 
    • All students accepted into the program will have automatic membership in the New Jersey Future Educators' Association and will be able to participate in NJFEA conferences and service projects.



    Optional College Credit 

     

    • Students who are enrolled in the Tomorrow’s Teachers course can enroll in Rider University’s IND-101 Introduction to Education and receive college credit from Rider University.
    • Earn 3 college credits. This unique opportunity not only allows you to explore the teaching profession but begin your college career with three (3) credits already completed at a nationally accredited institution. 
    • The price is $250 and includes all fees and online resources. All participating students may request student identification cards and are entitled to use the campus libraries, online resources, and computer labs. 
    • The course taken through Rider University may be applied to your general elective credits to meet college graduation requirements. 
    • The student may list courses taken at Rider University as college courses on most college applications. It will be at the discretion of the receiving institution to accept or deny these credits.

     

    Please see your school counselor for more information on registration.