School Supervisor Certificate online

Earn your New Jersey School Supervisor Certificate in this flexible, affordable online program.

Apply by: 3/3/24
Start Class: 3/25/24

Program Overview

You can earn your School Supervisor Certificate online

$7,341.60 Total Tuition
6 months Duration
12* Credit Hours

Gain your New Jersey Supervisor Standard Certificate Endorsement and a mandated pay increase without sacrificing your current job responsibilities or personal life in a flexible, affordable online program designed for working adults. Whether you have an immediate use for the certificate or simply want to make sure you have the endorsement when an opportunity arises, completion of this certificate program authorizes you for employment as a supervisor of instruction and athletic director (for those who do not hold a standard principal’s endorsement) or as an assistant superintendent in charge of curriculum and/or instruction in public schools.

William Paterson University’s online School Supervisor Certificate program’s small size allows for individualized instruction, relationship-building, and mentorship opportunities with experienced practitioner professors. The online format allows you to work around your schedule, with six start dates per year and 100 percent online coursework. Additionally, up to nine credit hours of master’s degree electives can be applied to this certificate, including literacy, special education, and school library programs.

Learning outcomes:

  • Develop an understanding of and appreciation for the five strands of the New Jersey Core Curriculum Standards in Language Arts Literacy
  • Evaluate, develop, and implement coherent systems of curriculum, instruction, data systems, supports, and assessment
  • Understand problems, issues and procedures inherent in supervising and administering special education programs
  • Gain leadership knowledge
  • Have greater knowledge in various curriculum and supervisory areas
  • Be eligible to apply for various supervisory positions in the state of New Jersey
  • Develop an understanding of and appreciation for the five strands of the New Jersey Core Curriculum Standards in Language Arts Literacy
  • Evaluate, develop, and implement coherent systems of curriculum, instruction, data systems, supports, and assessment
  • Understand problems, issues and procedures inherent in supervising and administering special education programs
  • Gain leadership knowledge
  • Have greater knowledge in various curriculum and supervisory areas
  • Be eligible to apply for various supervisory positions in the state of New Jersey

Career opportunities:

  • Supervisor of Instruction
  • Athletic Director
  • Assistant Superintendent in Charge of Curriculum and Instruction
  • Supervisor of Instruction
  • Athletic Director
  • Assistant Superintendent in Charge of Curriculum and Instruction

$7,341.60 Total Tuition
6 months Duration
12 Credit Hours
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The College of Education at William Paterson University is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

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Tuition

An online School Supervisor Certificate is affordable

Online undergraduate programs from William Paterson University offer affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition. All fees are included in the total tuition.

Tuition breakdown:

$7,341.60 Total Tuition
$611.80 Per Credit Hour

Tuition breakdown:

$7,341.60 Total Tuition
$611.80 Per Credit Hour

Calendar

Find the start date that works for you

William Paterson University online programs are delivered in an accelerated format ideal for working professionals, conveniently featuring multiple start dates each year.

Now enrolling:

3/3/24 Apply Date
3/25/24 Class Starts
TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End DateTerm Length
Spring I1/29/241/7/241/10/241/19/241/24/243/17/247 weeks
Spring II3/25/243/3/243/6/243/15/243/20/245/12/247 weeks
Summer I5/20/244/29/245/1/245/10/245/15/247/7/247 weeks
Summer II7/15/246/23/246/26/247/5/247/10/249/1/247 weeks
Fall I9/9/248/18/248/21/248/30/249/4/2410/27/247 weeks
Fall II11/4/2410/14/2410/16/2410/25/2410/30/2412/22/247 weeks

Now enrolling:

3/3/24 Apply Date
3/25/24 Class Starts

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Admissions

Here is how to apply for your School Supervisor Certificate

At WP, we've streamlined the admission process to help you get started quickly. Please note all requirements for admission to the School Supervisor Certificate online program, including required documents and where to send them. Review the Program Map to determine eligibility of this program in your state.

The requirements include:

  • Transcripts from all colleges and universities previously attended
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Three years of experience

You must meet the following requirements for admission to this certificate program:

  • Submit online application and $50 application fee
  • Master's degree from an accredited university
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Evidence of all provisional and standard instructional and educational services and/or administrative certifications
  • Three years of successful, full-time teaching or educational services experience by program completion

Official transcripts, test scores, and other documents should be sent from the granting institutions to:

Email address: [email protected]

Mail address:

Office of Graduate Admissions and Enrollment Services
Morrison Hall 102
300 Pompton Road
Wayne, NJ 07470

Courses

Find out what you will learn in this School Supervisor Certificate program

For the School Supervisor Certificate online, you must complete six credit hours of core courses and six credit hours of electives.

Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This graduate course is designed to develop an understanding of the philosophies, societal influences, current theories, and historical trends that affect curriculum design. The course will provide candidates with the content knowledge and educational leadership skills to apply the knowledge, skills, and commitments necessary to evaluate, develop, and implement coherent systems of curriculum, instruction, data systems, supports, and assessment. The purpose of this course is for candidates to develop an understanding of the school leader’s role in curriculum design for improved learning and instruction.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This graduate course is designed to examine the historical aspects and current practices of supervision and evaluation in educational settings. Goals, processes, and functions of supervision and evaluation are studied in depth and connected to theories of leadership, motivation, and change. Candidates will acquire the content knowledge and educational leadership skills to improve systems of supervision, support, and evaluation; and to engage staff in professional learning. The purpose of this course is for candidates to develop an understanding of the school leader’s role in building professional capacity of staff to promote school improvement and student success.

Students must choose one Curriculum Design Focus Elective. 

Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This graduate course is designed to develop an understanding of and appreciation for the five strands of the New Jersey Core Curriculum Standards in Language Arts Literacy that can be utilized across the disciplines. Teachers will use the NJ Core Curriculum Content Standards in Language Arts Literacy to design and develop curricula across the disciplines. Participants will explore reading, writing, listening, speaking, and viewing, and learn to use them in integrative, interactive ways as they design and develop curricula. They will navigate through textbooks, assessments, the internet, visual arts, literature, informational and persuasive works, and strive to make classroom connections to support their curriculum design. They will discover the relationship between thinking and writing, language and voice, and ideas and values. They will also apply a variety of teaching-learning-assessment strategies to enable their studies to achieve mastery of language arts by using and exploring language in its many dimensions.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This graduate course is designed to provide candidates with the content knowledge and educational leadership skills to evaluate, develop, and implement high-quality, technologically rich curricula, programs, and other supports for academic and nonacademic student programs. The purpose of this course is for candidates to understand the school leader’s role in designing curriculum that integrates technology across the disciplines for learning and instruction aligned to state and national standards.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This graduate course bridges theory and practice in curriculum development, writing, and implementation. Candidates will analyze, evaluate, and apply current theories in curriculum design and learning within the context of interdisciplinary units of study. This course will increase candidates’ professional competence to develop and improve new and existing courses of study at the P-12 level. Candidates will acquire the content knowledge and educational leadership skills to evaluate, develop, and implement culturally responsive and accessible assessments and high-quality, technologically rich curricula. The purpose of this course is for candidates to understand the school leader’s role in improving learning and instruction to promote the current and future success and well-being of each student.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course will introduce candidates to designing school curricula (goals, method, materials, and assessments) that are flexible enough to accommodate the individual learning needs of all learners within general education classrooms.  Using the model of Universal Design for Learning, candidates will learn to develop curriculum, instruction, assessments, and classroom  environments that are accessible and applicable to students, teachers, and parents with differing abilities, and cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

Students must take one Staff Supervision Focus of Curriculum Focus Design Elective

Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This graduate course is designed to provide an in-depth understanding of the various contexts within which school leaders must evaluate and supervise support staff and educational programs. The course will include the role, responsibilities, and evaluation of school support staff as well as how to use data to evaluate the influence of educational programs on student success. The purpose of this course is for candidates to acquire the content knowledge and educational leadership skills to implement systems of supervision, support, and evaluation designed to promote school improvement and student success.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This graduate course is designed to develop an understanding of and appreciation for the five strands of the New Jersey Core Curriculum Standards in Language Arts Literacy that can be utilized across the disciplines. Teachers will use the NJ Core Curriculum Content Standards in Language Arts Literacy to design and develop curricula across the disciplines. Participants will explore reading, writing, listening, speaking, and viewing, and learn to use them in integrative, interactive ways as they design and develop curricula. They will navigate through textbooks, assessments, the internet, visual arts, literature, informational and persuasive works, and strive to make classroom connections to support their curriculum design. They will discover the relationship between thinking and writing, language and voice, and ideas and values. They will also apply a variety of teaching-learning-assessment strategies to enable their studies to achieve mastery of language arts by using and exploring language in its many dimensions.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This graduate course is designed to provide candidates with the content knowledge and educational leadership skills to evaluate, develop, and implement high-quality, technologically rich curricula, programs, and other supports for academic and nonacademic student programs. The purpose of this course is for candidates to understand the school leader’s role in designing curriculum that integrates technology across the disciplines for learning and instruction aligned to state and national standards.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This graduate course bridges theory and practice in curriculum development, writing, and implementation. Candidates will analyze, evaluate, and apply current theories in curriculum design and learning within the context of interdisciplinary units of study. This course will increase candidates’ professional competence to develop and improve new and existing courses of study at the P-12 level. Candidates will acquire the content knowledge and educational leadership skills to evaluate, develop, and implement culturally responsive and accessible assessments and high-quality, technologically rich curricula. The purpose of this course is for candidates to understand the school leader’s role in improving learning and instruction to promote the current and future success and well-being of each student.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An examination of the administrative aspects of initiating and organizing a media program is explored. Processes of media management are studied, including planning, organizing, staffing, budgeting and evaluating; acquiring, scheduling, circulating, and producing media; planning in-service workshops programs, and models for directing, controlling, and organizing; and developing and implementing media programs in the curriculum. Case studies, observation and interviewing, library research, and professional development activities will be employed. This course meets 3 credits toward the Supervisor’s Certificate.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This graduate course is designed to study various process models for developing, implementing, and evaluating K-12 reading programs. By examining the roles of classroom teachers, reading specialists, reading supervisors, staff developers, and principals, students will understand how personnel responsibilities affect program development. Students will apply this understanding to their evaluation of the total reading program in one school system. Prerequisite(s): ELRL 6200 AND ELRL 6210
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is designed as a general introduction to the problems, issues and procedures inherent in supervising and administering those various programs that have been organized to meet educational needs of the disabled.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course will introduce candidates to designing school curricula (goals, method, materials, and assessments) that are flexible enough to accommodate the individual learning needs of all learners within general education classrooms.  Using the model of Universal Design for Learning, candidates will learn to develop curriculum, instruction, assessments, and classroom  environments that are accessible and applicable to students, teachers, and parents with differing abilities, and cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
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