Posted Monday, February 26th, 2018

FOCUSES ON TEACHER EDUCATION

County College of Morris and Bloomfield College have formally signed their first Guaranteed Transfer Agreement, which takes effect on Sept. 18, when the fall semester begins.

photo of (l/r) CCM President Anthony Iacono and Bloomfield College President Richard Levao,

(l/r) CCM President Anthony Iacono and Bloomfield College President Richard Levao,

This agreement will enable CCM students in the Teachers Education programs to complete their associate degree and seamlessly transfer as a junior in good standing to Bloomfield College’s Division of Education B.A. in Education program. That program concentrating on elementary education with subject matter specialization.

Attending the Feb. 16 signing ceremony at CCM’s Randolph campus were CCM President Anthony J. Iacono; CCM vice presidents Bette Simmons and Dwight Smith; Bloomfield College President Richard A. Levao; Bloomfield College Vice President and Dean of Faculty Tresmaine Grimes; and Carolyn Spies, associate vice president, Bloomfield College.

Vice presidents, deans and other administrators from County College of Morris (CCM) and Bloomfield College gather for a group photo at the signing ceremony on Feb. 16

Vice presidents, deans and other administrators from County College of Morris (CCM) and Bloomfield College gather for a group photo at the signing ceremony on Feb. 16

The agreement admits the following CCM associate degree holders into Bloomfield College:

  • A.S. in Teacher Education with a Biology Education Specialization, Chemistry Education Specialization, or Mathematics Education Specialization;
  • A.A. in Teacher Education with English Education Specialization, Social Studies (History) Education Specialization, Social Studies (Psychology) Education Specialization or Social Studies (Sociology) Education Specialization.

“County College of Morris fosters an environment where students are guided on a path to academic success to earn an associate degree and continue on to an accredited four-year institution if they desire,” remarked President Iacono. “We are excited about our new partnership with Bloomfield College. Together CCM and Bloomfield are providing students with a great opportunity to build the future of their dreams.”

“Bloomfield College and County College of Morris share a mutual commitment to student success, and this agreement strengthens this shared goal. We are dedicated to providing options for students to receive the highest quality college education,” said President Levao. “We are always looking for ways to assist students in continuing their education. This agreement allows students to get their start at County College of Morris and then transfer to Bloomfield College to complete their bachelor’s degree.”

For more information on the more than 150 transfer agreements in place at CCM, visit http://www.ccm.edu/student-life/campus-services/transfer-services/.

Photo Credit: Allison Ognibene