School of Education

The School of Education prepares undergraduate and graduate students for professional careers in education, organizations, and agencies in the diverse American society.

The School of Education is preparing our students to be effective educators. Rider was the first private New Jersey institution to hold the highest accreditation possible in teaching from the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and we offer graduates added value and recognition nationwide when seeking employment or admission to graduate study. Learn more about the School of Education.

Student Success Stories in Education   Admission Events   News

Learn about the 5 key components to a Rider education.

March 29
9:30 - 12:00 p.m.
Graduate Open House
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April 12
10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Admitted Student Day
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April 15
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Individual Evening Appointments for Adult Students
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April 24
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Graduate Information Session
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May 22
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Graduate Information Session
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Spring Dates Available
Undergraduate Information Sessions   
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Rider coordinates donation of children’s books to Liberia
Dr. Sharon Sherman worked with the Rider Student Education Association to ship this generous donation half way around the world.

Counseling program looks to add life coach certification

Rider honors four educators with Cooperating Teacher Excellence Award

Professor Tamar Jacobson wins Outstanding Teacher Educator award

Heather Casey to Co-Chair the International Reading Association Adolescent Literacy Institute in San Antonio

EducateYou - Our Student Newsletter
Spring 2014 edition (pdf)
Fall 2013 edition (pdf)

CLAES Newsletter
Fall 2013 edition (pdf)

Contact the School of Education   Centers and Special Projects
Sharon Sherman
Dean
View the Office of the Dean web site

Barbara H. Fruscione
Assistant Dean
609-896-5000 x7300
bfruscione@rider.edu
Memorial Hall 111

Jeanette Friscia
Dean's Administrative Specialist
609-896-5068
jfriscia@rider.edu
Memorial Hall 111B

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Summer Institutes for 21st Century Educators
Learn how to incorporate technology, build interdisciplinary connections, and infuse global perspectives in your classroom as you implement current state and national standards.

(STEM) Teacher Academy for High School Students
(Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)

Center for Reading and Writing
Program designed for students ages 6 through 16. Summer registration now open.

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