Professional Development

The contemporary job of the teacher is exceedingly complex, requiring a wide array of knowledge and skills. That’s why the professional learning of educators requires thoughtful organization and resources, and must be focused on the advancement of student learning.


  • My PD Transcript – Your PD Transcript is an online record to which you can add your online statewide NJEA professional development experiences.
  • E-Learning Academy – NJEA’s E-Learning Academy provides the opportunity to earn professional development credits online anytime, and at your own pace. With its unique features, the E-Learning Academy is an experience that leads to mastery of new skills and knowledge, just like its traditional counterpart.
  • NEA Academy – The NEA Academy is devoted to meeting the professional development needs of teachers and education support professionals. You will quickly find the highest quality, peer-reviewed & approved courses available from a wide-selection of developers, plus member-only discounted rates.


  • NJEA PD Institute Showcase – Looking to enhance your skills? Check out NJEA Professional Development Institute-endorsed programs. Workshops that appear in the Showcase have been endorsed by the NJEA Professional Development Institute. The “seal of approval” indicates this provider has met the Institute’s strict guidelines for professional development activities.
  • Summer Learning Opportunities – Here you’ll find professional learning workshops, travel programs designed for educators, and other opportunities for professional development during the summer.
  • NJEA Convention – Recognized as the largest educational gathering of its kind anywhere in the world, the NJEA Convention draws teachers and educational support professionals who participate in over 300 seminars, workshops, and programs.


  • PD Partners – Information about NJEA’s professional development partner organizations.
  • Special Education/Gifted and Talented – Valuable resources for special educators.
  • Standards and Frameworks – Here you will find information regarding New Jersey’s professional development regulations.
  • Web Resources – NJEA is pleased to provide this collection of online resources as a service to our members.  Each month a new topic will be presented.


  • ESP Academy – NJEA is committed to the continued professional development of all of its members.  That’s why we created the ESP Career Academy, which will equip ESP members with the skills they need to excel in their diverse careers.
  • ESP web sites – Click here for web sites of interest to ESP members.