Community Colleges (NJCCC)
partnership with New Jersey's Community Colleges, through the Consortium
of Workforce & Economic Development (NJCCC), offers on-site
training to ESP members.
can earn the Certificate of Competency in Educational Support Profession
leading to a college credit certificate and Associate of Arts degree.
Three programs are being offered. These are Social Services,
Paraprofessional Management, and Child Development/Education.
These programs were developed jointly by NJEA and community college
NJEA staff members with a large portion of instruction coming from
NJEA ESP focused workshops.
certificate and degree programs will be developed for each of the
following ESP career categories: custodian/maintenance, food service,
security, and transportation professionals. Go to www.njworkforce.org
to view, and print out the NJEA/
NJCCC program brochure.
this NJCCC program, on site, in your district is easily accomplished.
Through your local association, contact your administration (and
board of education). Show and explain to them the components of
the NJEA brochure. For further information or to bring any of these
programs into your district, please contact:
Consortium for Workforce & Economic Development
609-303-9000 or www.njworkforce.org
staff and representative of your local community college will come
to your district to answer all of your questions and help establish
Edison State College (TESC)
As an NJEA
ESP member, you have special access to hundreds of professional/career
offered through a partnership with the School of Professional and
Continuing Studies at Thomas Edison State College.
All of these
courses are offered onlne, making it convenient to begin and complete
at your convenience. You can study online at home, at your school,
or at your local library. Once you are online, simple and clear
instructions lead you through the course.
decades, Thomas Edison State College has been at the forefront of
applying emerging technology to the educational arena. Through this
partnership, NJEA ESP members can take advantage of this expertise.
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