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NJAEOP Professional Development Program (PDP)

NJAEOP Certification

 In 1965, the NJAEOP Educational program was launched with relevant adult education courses open to members in many schools throughout the state.  Now, the NJAEOP
 PDP
has promoted college level courses of particular interest to educational office personnel.  The first PDP certificates were awarded in November 1976, at the NJAEOP
 
Convention in Atlantic City.

 The PDP is served by a distinguished Advisory Board (see below) whose members represent important segments of the educational community.  This voluntary program
 provides for three options for eligible educational office personnel.

PDP ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

 *Membership in NJAEOP for TWO (2) Consecutive Years.

    OPTION I    A certificate is available upon successful completion of THREE (3)  MANDATED college courses or an Educational Office Specialist certification:

  1. Foundations of Education or Introduction to Education (3 credits)

  2. Business Communications (3 credits) or Technical Writing (3 credits) or Technical Communication

  3. Computer Application (3 credits) such as Introduction to Data Processing or a combination of courses such as Lotus 1-2-3, Windows, WordPerfect, Microsoft Word, etc. adding up to 3 credits.
     

AND A NON-REFUNDABLE REGISTRATION FEE OF $15.00

    OPTION II   A certificate is available upon successful completion of THIRTY (30) college credits which MUST include FIVE (5) MANDATED   courses (the three (3)
    above PLUS):

    4.  School Law or Education Law (3 credits)
    5.  Psychology of Human Relations (3 credits) or Introduction to Sociology (3 credits) or Introduction to Psychology (3 credits)

AND A NON-REFUNDABLE REGISTRATION FEE OF $25.00 (OR AN ADDITIONAL $10.00 FEE IF OPTION I HAS ALREADY BEEN RECOGNIZED.)

    OPTION III  A certificate is available upon completion of an Associate Degree or a minimum of Sixty (60)  college credits including the above five mandated courses.

AND A NON-REFUNDABLE REGISTRATION FEE OF $35.00.  (OR AN ADDITIONAL $10 FEE IF OPTION I AND II HAVE BEEN RECOGNIZED, OR AN ADDITIONAL $20.00 FEE IF ONLY OPTION I HAS BEEN RECOGNIZED.)

 *Effective May 1, 1992, a seven (7) year time limit has been established for the evaluation of a course substitution for any of the five mandated course requirements.

 *Official transcripts of completed courses MUST BE submitted to the PDP Registrar by September 1, 2021 to have a certificate available at the November annual meeting.

Joanne Duncan, PDP Registrar
50 Rock Spring Avenue, West Orange, NJ  07052
E-mail:
jodeeduncan@hotmail.com   


PDP Advisory Board
JoAnne Barbieri
, Professor, Atlantic Community College
Members of NJAEOP Executive Board
PDP Registrar: Joanne Duncan


Please Click Here for a PDP Enrollment Form
 

Executive Committee
 President
Dawn Leek, Atlantic County
 Past President Judi Schwenger, Atlantic County
 Vice President Brigitte Walters, Atlantic County
 Treasurer Marie Hunter, Atlantic County
 Recording Secretary Melissa Cruz, Essex County
 Correspondence Secretary Marian Stefanski, Atlantic County
 Membership Chair Kathy Napier, Ocean County
 Editors Bulletin Board
Kathy Napier, Horizon Dawn Leek
 Asst. Membership
Cheryle Conti, Cape May County
 Email Coordinator Kathy Napier, Ocean County
 Convention Asst. Laura Quinones, Atlantic County
 PDP Registrar Joanne Duncan, Essex County
 Member-@-Large Cheri Harris, Essex County

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