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The Office of Professional Learning Review

Here's your roadmap to finishing your University degree faster with PLR credits from New Jersey Educational Association Teacher Leader Academy.

How many college credits is it worth?

The most current University review identified up to 12 credit(s) in course equivalencies at Thomas Edison State University for successfully completing New Jersey Educational Association Teacher Leader Academy. A student's credit eligibility is determined according to the submission of appropriate documentation as well as the documented date of successful program completion. If you completed your program outside the effective dates listed in the following table, check the notes below the table for any reference to an earlier University review.

The program components have been divided into the following courses:
(TIP: Hover over each column heading for a description)

Teacher Leader Academy (TLA)
TESU Course
Effective Dates
For Staff Use
Module 1: Grounding Self as a Teacher Leader3EDU-5001/23/2020-12/23/2023 NJEA.M1TLA
Module 2: Building Collaborative Relationships through Teacher Leadership3EDU-5131/23/2020-12/23/2023 NJEA.M2TLA
Module 3: Using Teacher Leadership to Hold Space for Professional Improvement3EDU-5141/23/2020-12/23/2023 NJEA.M3TLA
Module 4: Creating a Community that Learns through Teacher Leadership3EDU-5151/23/2020-12/23/2023 NJEA.M4TLA
Modules 1-4: Teacher Leader Academy (entire program)12EDU-500,513,514,5151/23/2020-12/23/2023 NJEA.TLA

What can I study? top of page


How do I get started? top of page

  • Submit documentation of successful completion

    Students should contact NJEA at to request a verification letter be sent to the Office of the Registrar, Thomas Edison State University, 111 W. State St., Trenton, NJ 08608.


Can I transfer PLR credit to another institution? top of page

If you are seeking to transfer the PLR credits to another college, the decision whether or not to accept these credits in transfer rests with that college. It is the student's responsibility to ensure that the receiving institution's academic policy will allow transfer of each credit. Thomas Edison State University offers a non-degree service called Individual Learning Account that may be helpful.

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