Urban Education

The Rutgers Board of Governors on Tuesday, June 21, unanimously voted to approve the creation of two Bachelor of Arts degrees by the School of Arts and Sciences–Newark, one in ESL & Bilingual Urban Education and another in Urban Secondary Education.  
Join us for the next Freedom School panel discussion on placing African American and Latinx Histories in the curriculum.  Led by Dr. Paul Ortiz and Rebekah Anne Cordova. Register here.
Teaching Against Erasure (TAE) is an initiative organized through the collaboration of educators, scholars, and advocates dedicated to social justice and inclusivity. Our public workshops bring students, teachers, scholars, community organizers, and researchers together to promote sustainable inclusivity in classrooms everywhere. Each session in this two-part educational development program reminds us that human complexity and diversity are the basis for healthy and productive learning environments.
Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka will host a two-day educational equity conference featuring keynote speakers Dr. Edward Fergus (Department of Urban Education), Dr. Charles Payne (Cornwall Center), and other nationally-recognized experts.  The conference is free and open to the public. Location: NJIT Campus Center https://www.newarknj.gov/departments/mayors-event
Echoes of Liberation Sonic Monument + Artist Talk with Andrew Demirjian, Sound Artist and Professor at Hunter CUNY In-person and live-streamed   Tuesday, October 25 3:00-4:00 pm - Artist Talk by Andrew Demirjian Shine Portrait Studio, Express Newark 54 Halsey Street, 2nd floor  
The Sawyer Seminar at Rutgers–Newark kicked off the first of five events scheduled for the 2022-2023 academic year. 
About Our Alternate Route Certificate of Eligibility (CE) Holder teacher certification program is designed to equip new teachers and those interested in teaching to meet the complex opportunities, challenges, and needs of diverse students and urban communities.  The CE is designed for individuals who have not completed a formal teacher preparation program at an accredited college or university but wish to obtain the necessary training to become a New Jersey certified teacher.  
About Our Alternate Route Certificate of Eligibility (CE) Holder teacher certification program is designed to equip new teachers and those interested in teaching to meet the complex opportunities, challenges, and needs of diverse students and urban communities.  The CE is designed for individuals who have not completed a formal teacher preparation program at an accredited college or university but wish to obtain the necessary training to become a New Jersey certified teacher.  
About The Department of Urban Education’s post-baccalaureate programs offer a number of advancement opportunities with flexible scheduling.  Our students develop expert instructional knowledge and receive personalized mentorship from nationally recognized scholars in their fields.  As a student in our program, you will become an important part of our community and a leader committed to educational equity and social justice.  Endorsement programs are for teachers who already have instructional certifications in other areas.