Teacher Recruitment & Training​

Teacher Recruitment
& Training
Priority Group

Group Chair

To be determined.

Group Goals

  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.