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The MSU/Educational Leadership Program has a Full-time, 12-month instructional specialist position in the Education Leadership Program starting July 2022. Appointment includes collaborative curriculum development and teaching in a variety of modalities, as well as the expectation of participating in department, college, and university committees and activities. This is a non-tenure track position which is eligible for multi-year appointments.

Our program mission is to prepare culturally competent professionals for leadership roles in preK-12 education. We prepare leaders who partner with communities, staff, and families, promote equity within schools, and advance a democratic vision for teaching, learning, administration, and leadership. We are looking for a colleague who centers equity and justice in teaching. We offer an academic and experiential graduate program to prepare leaders in the areas of administration; visioning; strategic planning; assessment & evaluation; law; finance; diversity; data analysis/action research; personnel/human resources; ethics; curriculum management; instructional leadership; and supervision. We seek a colleague who can help us in our work to centralize equity and justice in our curriculum.      
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Join us for an online screening & interactive discussion of the documentary: Resilience, The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope

About this event

When: November 17, 2021, 4:00pm-5:00pm ET

You will receive the link to watch the film on your own between November 12-16. Then, join us for an interactive, virtual discussion about how New Jersey can address Adverse Childhood Experiences(ACEs) in our children.


  • Robin Cogan, MEd, RN, NCSN, FAAN - New Jersey School Nurse, New Jersey State School Nurses Association Legislative Co-Chair, and Author of The Relentless School Nurse
  • Angel Santiago, Elementary School Teacher, 2021 New Jersey Teacher of the Year
  • Mary Reece, Ed.D., Director of Special Projects at the Foundation for Educational Administration and New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association
  • Amanda Adams, Associate Director of Professional Development and Instructional Issues Division, and New Jersey Education Association Priority Schools Initiative Coordinator

Moderated by Dwana M. Young, MPA, New Jersey Department of Children and Families, Office of Resilience

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New Grant Opportunity for Teachers!

We are excited to announce the launch of the Social-Emotional Development Integration and Learning Cohort Grant Program, provided by SEL4NJ and supported by the New York Jets.

Please find more details below and please be sure to visit our website for the full Request for Proposal (RFP), and application details.

Please feel free to share with your colleagues (and remind them to join SEL4NJ)!

The grant opportunity is open to any New Jersey teacher or team of teachers from the same school or district for professional study leading to the integration of social, emotional, and character development in their classroom, school, or district.

SEL4NJ will award grants up to $1,500 for professional learning opportunities related to SEL for teachers and teams of applicants are eligible for grants up to $2,500. Proposals that address how equity will be integrated and promoted will be given special consideration.

The grant application is due by December 10, 2021, at 11:59 pm. EST. For more information and application requirements, visit our website at

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Second Annual SEL Resource Virtual Showcase

November 16


Hosted by SEL4MA, this virtual conference will include interactive plenary presentations, live breakout sessions, exhibit booths, and opportunities to network and connect with hundreds of conference participants.
Discover new approaches to strengthen and enhance social and emotional learning in your community. Learn from national experts and exchange tips with other local SEL champions in this dynamic professional development event.

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Topics will include:
  • Intersecting SEL, social Justice, and equity for successful engagement across school communities
  • Strategies for effective SEL from birth through grade 12
  • Educator self-care during stressful times
  • Innovative, interactive digital approaches to SEL
  • Using SEL assessments to inform instructional practice and data-driven decision-making
  • Funding sources to support SEL in schools and communities

Register at no charge. Join for all or part of the day. Take action now to ensure yourself a spot!

Please share this opportunity with your school and out-of-school time colleagues and partner organizations.


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