In addition to housing the district administrative offices, Harrison School is the home of the pre-kindergarten and…More preschool disabled programs and LLD-Harrison Classroom.
The Pre-K program is administered through the office of Continuing Education and is a tuition-based program. The Pre-School Disabled Program is administered through the Office of Special Education for students who are special education classified.
Designed to meet the educational development of the child, the primary belief of the program is that each child has specific and individual needs that will be addressed through a developmentally appropriate curriculum. These practices are based upon principles that serve to enhance the development of the whole child.
In the pre-K environment, the child's learning is guided through the use of hands-on activities both planned and spontaneous to actively engage them individually and with small-group instruction.
Caldwell College is a Catholic, co-educational, four-year liberal arts institution, committed to intellectual rigor,…More individual attention and the ethical values of the Judaeo-Christian academic tradition.
Founded in 1939 by the Sisters of Saint Dominic, the college is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Universities, chartered by the State of New Jersey and registered with the Regents of the University of the State of New York.
The college, located on a 70-acre wooded campus, offers 28 majors of study. Students can choose from BA, BS and BFA programs in the arts and sciences, education, psychology, business and communications. Teaching certification can be earned in elementary education or in a variety of kindergarten through 12 and secondary subjects. The college also has a number of affiliation programs with other colleges, universities and medical schools allowing students to save time and money while earning multiple degrees.
Approximately half of the approximately 2,300 students enrolled at Caldwell are adults pursuing degrees part-time. The Center for Graduate and Continuing Studies meets the academic needs of the college’s adult students. The center provides adult learners, in undergraduate or graduate programs, with excellence in teaching, caring academic support and learning options that work with their busy lives.
The college launched its first Ph.D. program in the Fall 2009 semester, when it began offering a doctoral program in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). This is the first doctoral program in ABA in the state of the New Jersey. ABA is a well-developed scientific discipline that is best known for its proven ability to greatly help children with autism spectrum disorder.
Master's degrees are offered in Applied Behavior Analysis, art therapy, business administration (accounting, nonprofit management), counseling psychology (art therapy, mental health counseling, school counseling), curriculum and instruction ( special education, supervisor certification), educational administration, pastoral ministry (church administration) and special education (general teacher and certification, learning disabilities). Educational administration is also offered in a fast-track off-campus Leadership Development Program. Post-master’s programs are available in educational principal’s and supervisor’s certification, professional counselor licensing, art therapy, school counseling and Director of School Counseling.
The First Presbyterian Church Weekday Nursery School first opened in 1964 as a church-sponsored school. The…More school has continually held the National Association for the Education of Young Child Accreditation Award since 1992.
The school's primary goal is the care and nurturing of young children. The school encourages positive learning and experimentation in the context of play. Hands-on exploration allows all children the freedom to learn and grow at their own pace.
The school provides half-day classes for 3-and 4-year-olds. Morning and afternoon sessions are available.
Established in 1966, Essex County College is a public community college that is open to students with a variety…More of backgrounds and abilities.
In 1978, ECC opened its West Essex Extension Center in West Caldwell, now known as the West Essex Campus, to meet the educational and training needs of people who live and work in the western part of the county.
The West Essex Campus offers a wide range of credit courses, customized training programs, a computer institute of noncredit courses, seminar workshops, conferences and other programs. The facility includes computer, biology and chemistry laboratories and provides a full-range of services to students who wish to complete their degree work there.
The college's enrollment exceeds 8,000 students in its degree programs and another 12,000 in its continuing education (credit and noncredit), youth, company and customized training programs. The West Essex Campus is the school's fastest-growing site with enrollment in degree programs doubling over the past five years.