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Announcing Three New Certificate Programs

TCNJ and RTC are proud to announce three new Certificate Programs for current and future students!

They are designed for working K-12 teachers seeking professional development and are separate from state certification or licensure.

Each 15-credit certificate combines courses within the M.Ed. Program with additional professional development courses offered by RTC. All courses in the certificate programs can be taken in online or face-to-face formats. See for course locations throughout New Jersey.

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Classroom Close-up: RTC Student in the News

Have you ever seen or heard of a NJ cable television show called Classroom Close-up? It is produced by NJEA and features short (5 – 6 minute) profiles of some of New Jersey’s most interesting K-12 teachers. The show airs several times a week. This week, one of the featured teachers is Elizabeth Hults Elko,… Continue Reading

Hello from the TCNJ-RTC Graduate Assistant

Greetings TCNJ-RTC Students! Hello! My name is Cassie Smith and I am Dr. Alan Amtzis’s graduate assistant. If you ever email I am most likely the person who would be responding to you. I am currently pursuing my Master’s Degree in Elementary Education through the Urban Education Program at TCNJ. Please feel free to… Continue Reading

Read published articles by TCNJ-RTC alumni

Read published articles by TCNJ-RTC alumni

The Educational Forum is a doubly masked peer-reviewed journal published quarterly to provide thought-provoking, challenging essays, research reports, and featured works designed to stimulate dialogue in education on a worldwide scale. Read more about The Educational Forum, the official academic journal of Kappa Delta Pi. Check out articles written by TCNJ-RTC alumni: Continue Reading

Scholarship Opportunity: Making Choices in Today’s World

Scholarship Opportunity: Making Choices in Today’s World

Facing History and Ourselves, a nonprofit international educational and professional development organization, is hosting an essay contest inspired by the works of Elie Wiesel. Facing History and Ourselves’ mission is “to engage students of diverse backgrounds in an examination of racism, prejudice, and antisemitism in order to promote the development of a more humane and… Continue Reading

See Mike Kuczala’s TED Talk

See Mike Kuczala’s TED Talk

Ever wanted to see a glimpse of a TCNJ-RTC course in action? Mike Kuczala, an instructor for the program, led a TEDx talk about kinesthetic movement in the K-12 classroom. EDIN-553: The Kinesthetic Classroom is a course in the optional Teaching Strategies Concentration as part of our Master of Education, Educational Leadership: Instruction program. Topics include implicit… Continue Reading

New Site Release

Dear TCNJ-RTC Students,  We hope you will visit this website frequently as you move through your program.  Please be sure to take our Survey and tell us what you’d like to see here. Also, please send us any important news or announcements at so that we can post them! Did you win an award? Are… Continue Reading