New Jersey STEM Pathways Network

Teacher Recruitment


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Teacher Recruiting and Training is dedicated to advancing, training, and recruiting STEM teachers within New Jersey schools.

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Upcoming Events

NJASA TechSpo ’20 Harrah’s Atlantic City January 30-31

ITEEA Annual Convention Baltimore March 11-14

Check out our NJ STEM Month Webinars on our Calendar of Events

NJ STEM Pathways Quarterly Meeting Dec. 6th

Teacher Recruitment and Training Virtual Meeting Friday, Nov. 15th

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The ninth annual Global Education Conference starts this coming Monday! This is an amazing and free online event that brings together educators and innovators from around the world. We currently have 10 keynotes and 130 regular sessions scheduled over the course of three days. LOTS of information below!

The conference is being held Monday, November 18 – Wednesday, November 20, 2019 (November 21 in some time zones). The entire virtual conference is held online.

Click here to register to attend the conference live

or to have access to the conference recordings afterwards.

The Global Education Conference is a collaborative, inclusive, world-wide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels. It is designed to significantly increase opportunities for building education-related connections around the globe while supporting cultural awareness and recognition of diversity. Join 28,000 members from 180 countries in our online community network.

1. Keynote speaker information

2. Currently accepted regular sessions with links to their descriptions immediately after that.
3. We’re looking for volunteer moderators. The hidden treasure of the Global Education Conference is volunteering–you will love it! Go to
4. There is still time to be a partner/sponsor. Email

Pedro Aparicio, F. Margret Atkinson, Courtney Bell, Ann C. Gaudino, Ed.D., Tara Hofmann, Amanda Lanicek, Bronwyn Joyce, Jennifer D. Klein, Jennifer Manise, Dana Mortenson, William Piper, Krishna Pujari, and Tom Vander Ark.


Key Results


  1. To increase the number of qualified teachers teaching in a STEM-related subject matter in New Jersey.
  2. To increase the number of, and participation in, quality science, technology, engineering and mathematics and STEM professional development opportunities.

Key Results

  • Development of an emergency STEM teacher certification program.
  • Develop a public relations campaign to recruit high school students to consider a career as a teacher in a STEM-related subject.
  • Develop a toolkit of PD and coaching for P-12 teachers.
  • 4.An online directory of STEM PD, coaching and residences is launched for P-16 and informal educators.
  • TCNJ increases number of partnerships with school districts/ecosystems to provide STEM PD.
  • NJ Future Ready Future Educators Association partners with NJSPN to expand its number of participants.

Our Services

Contact us for more information for training and recruitment needs.
Patricia Smeyers 
Priority Group Chair

New Jersey STEM Pathways Network
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