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Tomorrow’s Teachers

Tomorrow’s Teachers

Tomorrow’s Teachers was established in 2007 as a curricular program for high school juniors and seniors interesting in pursuing a teaching career. The program uses the Teacher Cadet curriculum (Experiencing Education, 11th Edition) created by the Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention, and Advancement (CERRA). The course offers students valuable insight into the rewards and challenges of being an educator and the critical issues affecting the quality of education in American schools. It also equips these aspiring teachers with an awareness about teaching and learning that empowers them to become community leaders and advocates for education.

Each summer, CFE works with certified CERRA trainers to hold free trainings for new and returning Tomorrow’s Teachers instructors. These two-day training are hosted on an NJ college/university campus or held virtually. It is recommended that teachers have a minimum of three years of successful teaching experience before delivering the Tomorrow’s Teachers course. Each trainee must be provided with a copy of the curriculum. The curriculum cost is $525 for those registering from December 1 through February 28 and $575 from March 1 through May 12. Those registering after May 12 will incur a late fee. The 2023 training will be held June 27–28. Purchase of the curriculum comes with 1-year free access to the Teacher Cadet Hub (which includes the electronic copy of the curriculum).

CFE also partners with several universities to provide dual credit opportunities for students enrolled in the course.

Dual Credit Partners

Institution
Contact
Cost to Student
Credits
Links
Fairleigh Dickinson University
Jakyrra Tyson

j.tyson@fdu.edu

$267 (+$89 for optional field experience)
3 (class), 1(field experience)
Program Info
Agreement 2022–23
Kean University
Dr. Gail Verdi
gverdi@kean.edu
$250
3
Program Info
Agreement 2022–23
Rider University
Dr. Tracey Garrett
tgarrett@rider.edu
$250
3
Program Info – Registration
Agreement 2022–23
Stockton University
Shawn Manuola
shawn.manuola@stockton.edu
$400
4
Program Info
Agreement 2022–23