Classes & Workshops Cancelled

All NJ-EXCEL classes at FEA and in Parsippany

have been cancelled this evening (3/3/15)!

 

Leadership Is In Your Future

The Foundation for Educational Administration (FEA) has expanded its NJ EXCEL (EXpedited Certification for Educational Leadership) Program, a state-approved non-traditional program leading to certification for supervisor, principal, school administrator, and director of school counseling services in lieu of traditional graduate studies in educational administration. Eligibility for NJ EXCEL includes a minimum of a master’s degree in a field related to education and four years of full-time experience as a teacher and/or educational specialist.

In The News

Hip, Hip Hooray!!

Congratulations to the following members of the NJ-EXCEL Community of Learners:

  • Erik Roth (July 2013/Model 2-North) was recently appointed as Assistant Principal at the Creskill Middle School/High School in Creskill.
  • Cathy Gramata (January 2006/Model 3-Central) was appointed as Principal of the Leroy Gordon Cooper School in Old Bridge effective January 1, 2015.
  • Dawn Auerbach (July 2013/Model 1-North) and Kevin Smilon (July 2013/Model 1-North) were both appointed as Assistant Principals at the George Washington Middle School in Wayne, NJ.
  • Jaime Walker (January 2012/Model 3-North) has been appointed as the Director of Guidance in the Hopatcong School District.  She will officially start her new position in January 2015.
  • Kelly Harmon (July 2013/Model 3-Central) was just appointed as Supervisor for Curriculum for the Monmouth County Vocational School District.  She assumed the position in December 2014.
  • Monica Poland (July 2012/Model 3-South) was recently appointed as Assistant Principal of the Foster Early Childhood Center in Bridgeton, NJ.  She assumed the position in October 2014.

Congratulations and best wishes!

 

 

 

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Candidate Accomplishments

Congratulations to the following NJ-EXCEL candidates who have qualified for NJ Supervisor Certification as of January 1, 2015:

Michael Anderson, Christopher Carman, Sinclair Bishop, Michael Corso, Theresa Derham, Marva Downer-Baird, Kristin Ducker, Mayreni Fermin, David Gray, Sean Hackbarth, Joseph Karkowsky, Suzanne Kelly, Maria Montroni-Currais, Marie Noble, Carla Perez,      Nadyne Perlin, Charles Powell, Patrick Reed,       Janice Reis, Marilyn Schwartz, Sandra Sivieri, Nicole Stephens, Beverly Thames, Jared Toscano, Brian Volpe

 Congratulations to the following NJ-EXCEL candidates who have qualified for NJ Director of School Counseling Services as of January 1, 2015:

Sweety Patel

Congratulations to the following NJ-EXCEL candidates who have qualified for NJ Certificate of Eligibility for Principal as of January 1, 2015:

Bonnie Burke, Diane Delrusso, Abbie DiMenna, Scott Eveland, Nicole Gibbs, Kimberly Klaus, Cari Johnson-Lopez, Melissa Lauri, Ralph Losanno, Jessica Loux, Gregory Margolis, Sweety Patel, Stephen Puglia, Jacqueline Sarin, Julie, Scully, Lawrence Seid, Diana Silva, Nicholas Steffner,

 

 

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NJ EXCEL News Archive

NJ EXCEL Models

All NJ EXCEL Models are recommended for graduate credit by the American Council on Education (ACE).

NJ EXCEL Model #1
For practicing supervisors with 4+ years of supervisory experience — Required instructional seminars plus minimum 300 hours of field-based experiences, projects, and internships (12 months tuition = $7,800.00 - not including books)
Certifications: Principal, Director of School Counseling Services*
NJ EXCEL Model #2
For teachers and educational specialists with supervisor certification and practicing supervisors with less than 4 years of supervisory experience — Required instructional seminars plus minimum 300 hours of field-based experiences, projects, and internships (12-15 months tuition = $8,800.00 - not including books)
Certifications: Principal, Director of School Counseling Services*
NJ EXCEL Model #3
For teachers and educational specialists with at least 4 years of full-time educational experience — Required instructional seminars plus minimum 300 hours of field-based experiences, projects, and internships (18 months Tuition = $11,300.00 - not including books)
Certifications: Supervisor, Principal, Director of School Counseling Services*
NJ EXCEL Model #4
For individuals who have completed or are enrolled in a State-approved post-graduate program in educational leadership, and/or hold a Certificate of Eligibility for Principal or Standard Principal Certification — Field-based experiences including a 150-hour school administrator internship (6-12 months Tuition = $3,000)
Certifications: School Administrator Certification

* NOTE: Eligibility for Director of School Counseling Services certification requires 3 years of fulltime guidance counselor experience

Locations

NJ EXCEL is offered at southern, northern, and central New Jersey sites:  South - Highland High School (Camden County), North - Parsippany Troy
Hills (Morris County) and Central - NJPSA, Monroe Township (Middlesex County).