NJCTL Graduate School

NJCTL’s mission is to support teachers, administrators, parents, and students to ensure that all students have access to a high-quality education. NJCTL was recently granted licensure from the NJ Secretary of Higher Education to offer Master Degree programs as follows:

 

-Masters of Science in Teaching and Learning Chemistry

-Masters of Science in Teaching and Learning Mathematics

-Masters of Science in Teaching and Learning Physics

NJCTL is currently seeking accreditation from a higher education accreditation agency.

 

  • Policies and Procedures
  • NJCTL's policies and procedures are outlined in the graduate student handbook and program guide and include the following:
    • Tutition and Refund Policy
    • Credit Hour Policy
    • Program Requirements
    • Admissions and Graduation
    • Complaint Procedure and Code of Conduct
    • FInancial Aid Policy
    • Accommodations for Students with Disabilities
    • NJ Endorsement Programs
       
  • NJCTL Mission
  • To empower communities of educators and families to lead school improvement, so that all students have access to a high-quality eduication.
  •  
  • NJCTL Goals
    • 1. Increase the number of teachers certified and prepared to teach science, mathematics, and computer science.
    • 2. Increase the number of teachers successfully completing NJCTL online asynchronous courses and programs.
    • 3. Increase the number of students successfully completing NJCTL online asynchronous courses taught by their local teachers or NJCTL faculty.
    • 4. Develop and promote new teaching methods and the effective use of technology in education.
    • 5. Continuously improve our live teaching materials and online asynchronous courses.
    • 6. Support faculty in their work to design, improve, and deliver NJCTL courses and materials

 

  • Outcomes
  • NJCTL is the #1 producer of physics teachers in the United States. We are opening access to STEM career paths for many who would otherwise not have it, particularly students who are Black and/or Hispanic and/or live in economically depressed circumstances. http://njc.tl/wh
  •  
  • NJCTL teachers are as likely to pass the Praxis physics or chemistry exams as non-NJCTL teachers. http://njc.tl/1b1
  •  
  • NJCTL’s graduation rate is 95%. Of these New Jersey graduates, 93% passed the appropriate Praxis exams(s).
  •  
  • During the last 10 years, 384 teachers have completed an NJCTL endorsement program in physics, chemistry, K12 mathematics, middle school science, or middle school mathematics. Women represent 53% of our graduates, with 25% being black or Hispanic. Of these graduates, 374 have also completed the requirements for a Master Degree in physics, chemistry or mathematics.
  •  
  • Ninety-two (92%) percent of endorsement program completers reported that they would recommend the program they completed to another teacher.
  •  
  • Legal Address: NJCTL 180 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08608
  •  
  • Mailing Address: NJCTL 115 Franklin Turnpike, #203, Mahwah, NJ 07430
  •  
  • Contact: info@njctl.org or 609-310-1285
×