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Three Ramapo Graduates Recognized Among the State’s Top Teacher Candidates

Three May 2022 graduates of the Ramapo College Teacher Education program were recognized for their outstanding academic work and clinical performance, distinguishing themselves as being among the finest New Jersey teacher candidates. Sona Borekjian, Rachel Olivo and Jamie Woods received the prestigious New Jersey Distinguished Clinical Intern Award (DCIA), which recognizes the top graduates and certification candidates of the state’s educator preparation programs.


Three of our Master of Arts in Special Education students, Chris Volk, Fatima (Nicole) Ponzio, and Olivia Landers presented a webinar on Virtual Field Trips this on Wednesday, February 24th. The webinar was hosted by the NJCEC as part of their free weekly webinar series. If you were unable to attend their presentation, here is your second chance:   NJ CEC Presentation: Virtual Field Trips


RCNJ MASE Students Present…Virtual Inclusive Game Night !


RCNJ 4+1 Students Participate in NJCEC Advocacy Meeting with Senator Menendez!

Additionally, three other Ramapo College students joined the NJCEC Policy and Advocacy committee as they continue to make connections with local lawmakers and share some needs within the world of special education. The students’ presentation focused on the shortfalls of Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) federal funding, the impact of COVID-19 and the digital divide, mental health in schools, and the special education teacher shortage.