Union County Vo Tech Education Association

Professional Development

UCEA Professional Development 

UCEA Office
77 Central Avenue, Suite 201
Clark, NJ 07066
(Adjacent to Marshall’s in Target Shopping center)

Registration: Please register online at www.unioncountyea.org under Professional Development. A $10.00 check made out to Union County Education Association (Not UCEA) is required with your registration. Each workshop requires a separate $10.00 check per person. Send your check to the UCEA office (Address Above). Deposits will be returned at the end of your workshop or if you cancel within 3 business days prior to the workshop. In order to receive a certificate, you must arrive on time and remain till the end. 



The contemporary job of the teacher is exceedingly complex, requiring a wide array of knowledge and skills. That’s why the professional learning of educators requires thoughtful organization and resources, and must be focused on the advancement of student learning. All certificated staff are required to earn 20 professional development hours per year.

NJEA Online PD

  • My PD Transcript
    Your PD Transcript is an online record to which you can add your online statewide NJEA professional development experiences.
  • E-Learning Academy
    NJEA’s E-Learning Academy provides the opportunity to earn professional development credits online anytime, and at your own pace. With its unique features, the E-Learning Academy is an experience that leads to mastery of new skills and knowledge, just like its traditional counterpart.

NJEA PD Opportunities

  • NJEA PD Institute Showcase
    Looking to enhance your skills? Check out NJEA Professional Development Institute-endorsed programs. Workshops that appear in the Showcase have been endorsed by the NJEA Professional Development Institute. The “seal of approval” indicates this provider has met the Institute’s strict guidelines for professional development activities.
  • NJEA Convention
    Tens of thousands of NJEA members from across the state are expected to attend the NJEA Convention in Atlantic City.  Recognized as the largest educational gathering of its kind anywhere in the world, the NJEA Convention draws teachers and educational support professionals who participate in over 300 seminars, workshops, and programs.
  • NJEA PD Conferences
    Here you will find information regarding upcoming NJEA professional development statewide conferences.

Professional Resources


  • ESP Academy
    NJEA is committed to the continued professional development of all of its members.  That’s why we created the ESP Career Academy, which will equip ESP members with the skills they need to excel in their diverse careers.
  • ESP web sites
    Click here for web sites of interest to ESP members.