Education & Training

Education & Training

UCEDC Offers Training for Small Business Owners across New Jersey

Upcoming training programs offered in several areas of the State by not-for-profit economic development corporation UCEDC are designed to help develop financial and business literacy for business owners at all stages of maturation. In partnership with the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA), the comprehensive, six-week “Entrepreneurship 101” program walks entrepreneurs through all aspects of starting a business, culminating in the development of a business plan.

Payne, Baraka, Rice to Hold Press Conference Calling for Testing for Lead in School...

On Monday, April 11, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) will lead a press conference to call on Congress to pass the TEST for Lead Act, legislation he recently introduced to test drinking water in schools for lead contamination.

Freeholders Support Parental Rights and Property Tax Reduction Act

The Morris County Board of Freeholders has unanimously endorsed legislation proposed by state Sen. Anthony Bucco and Assembly Members Michael Carroll, Anthony Bucco Jr. and BettyLou DeCroce to allow parents to have free choice in choosing the education for their children.

Acting Commissioner Badolato Congratulates Graduating Class of Mortgage Loan Officers at Camden County Community...

Department of Banking and Insurance Acting Commissioner Richard J. Badolato recently congratulated 19 students graduating from a class for Mortgage Loan Officers at Camden County Community College and told them that their training prepared them to serve a vital role in today’s economy

NJCDC to Honor Dr. King’s Legacy by Celebrating Youth Leaders

Monday, January 18th 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Photo/Interview Opportunities Available WHAT: In celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life, vision, and commitment...

Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection Day Set for Sept. 12

Mark Sept. 12 on your calendar as the day to get rid of all of your unwanted hazardous household products and old electronic equipment that has been accumulating in your basement or garage. Saturday, Sept. 12 is the date for the Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority’s free Household Hazardous Waste Disposal and Computer/T.V. Drop-off event.

Senate Passes Booker Amendment Strengthening Educational Support for Foster Children and Homeless Youth

The Senate has approved a bipartisan amendment sponsored by U.S. Sen. Cory A. Booker (D-N.J.) to provide essential information for teachers, policy makers and community groups to better support our nation’s foster children and homeless youth. Booker’s amendment (#2169) will now be included in the Every Child Achieves Act (ECAA), legislation that reauthorizes the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)

Christie Administration Announces 2015 NJ Governor’s Conference on Housing & Economic Development

New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Charles A. Richman today announced that registration is open for the 2015 NJ Governor’s Conference on Housing & Economic Development being held on Tuesday, October 27 and Wednesday, October 28, 2015, at Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City.

AUTH AND CLIFTON LEGISLATION STREAMLINING OVERSIGHT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT APPROVED BY ASSEMBLY

Legislation sponsored by Assembly Republicans Robert Auth and Rob Clifton to consolidate oversight of local governments and discard unnecessary state mandates was approved by the General Assembly today.

Congressman Norcross Announces $150,000 Federal Grant for Homeless Vets’ Job Training

Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced today that the Volunteers of America-Delaware Valley, Inc. (VOA) received a $150,000 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to provide homeless veterans with job training so they may successfully transition into sustainable housing and quality employment

CCM and Fairleigh Dickinson Launch Dual Reduced-Tuition Admissions Program

County College of Morris (CCM) and Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) signed a formal agreement this week launching the CCM-FDU Scholars Program to provide students with a significantly more affordable pathway for earning bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the university

Division on Civil Rights, HUD Co-Sponsor Fair Housing Training Seminar

The Division on Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Fair Housing Council of Northern New Jersey are co-sponsoring a free, one-day fair housing accessibility seminar this coming Friday, June 12 in Newark

New Jersey Apartment Association Announces Fall Education Programs

MONROE TOWNSHIP, N.J., - October 7, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New Jersey Apartment Association (NJAA) will host educational programs in October and November designed to help industry professionals gain knowledge and elevate their skills. NJAA offers a diverse selection of comprehensive education and certification courses throughout the year for members and non-members as part of its commitment to advancing the multi-family housing industry in New Jersey.

City of Bayonne Hosts Redevelopment Seminar

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 11, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- On Wednesday, December 4, the City of Bayonne hosted a redevelopment seminar to introduce the development community to redevelopment opportunities at The Peninsula at Bayonne Harbor. More than 75 individuals representing development firms, construction and building contractors and the real estate industry participated in the event. Presentations were made by Joseph Baumann, Esq. of McManimon, Scotland and Baumann, the City’s Special Redevelopment Counsel and Andrew Raichle, P.E. of Matrix New World Engineering, the City’s Engineering Consultant

REGISTRATION STILL OPEN FOR NJRA REDEVELOPMENT TRAINING INSTITUTE NEW MARKETS TAX CREDIT WORKSHOP

TRENTON, N.J. - December 3, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) today announced that registration is still open for the upcoming “Using New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) in the Development Process” workshop being held on December 6, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. at Thomas Edison State College in Trenton. This course is part of the NJRA Redevelopment Training Institute hosted by the New Jersey Redevelopment Authority, an affiliated agency of the DCA

Sussex County Department of Human Services Holds Workshop Focusing on Building Assets in Youth

WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 18, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Sussex County Department of Human Services, in collaboration with the Human Services Advisory Council (HSAC) provided a free, interactive workshop for parents, grandparents and childcare providers on the "Search Institute's 40 Developmental Assets."

Life at 2,717 Feet: Engineering the World’s Tallest Building

WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 15, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Speaking to an audience of civil engineers, architects, concrete specialists, and other height enthusiasts at a recent lecture on campus, Lawrence Novak, the lead structural engineer for the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, related the complex strategy that allowed him to shatter records in constructing the world’s tallest freestanding structure

Commissioner Constable Highlights Available Services at ‘Renew Jersey Stronger’ Housing Recovery Center in Monmouth...

FREEHOLD, NJ - June 12, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Richard E. Constable, III today met with Sandy-impacted residents at the reNew Jersey Stronger Housing Recovery Center serving Monmouth County and encouraged eligible homeowners whose primary residences were damaged or destroyed by Superstorm Sandy to apply for two grants designed to encourage them to resettle in their homes and help them repair, elevate or rebuild their residences.

Christie Administration Registration Still Open for NJRA Redevelopment Training Institute Tax Credit

TRENTON, N.J. - April 10, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Richard E. Constable, III today announced that registration is still open for an upcoming tax credit workshop being held on April 11-12, 2013 at the Trenton War Memorial, Delaware River Room, in Trenton, NJ. This workshop is part of the Redevelopment Training Institute hosted by the New Jersey Redevelopment Authority (NJRA), a sister agency of the DCA.

School of Technology Offers Green Energy Technologies Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 31, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Morris County Vocational School District is offering a new Share Time program, Green Energy Technologies, for high school students.

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Lautenberg Announces Millions in New Funding for Housing in New Jersey

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 18, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Today, Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) announced millions of dollars in new funding for New Jersey’s public housing authorities to rehabilitate and modernize public housing units in New Jersey. The capital improvement money was included in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act signed into law by President Obama.

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DCA to Host Housing Resource Fair in Essex County for Sandy-Impacted...

The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) today announced a free Housing Resource Fair will be held Thursday, February 23, 2017, in Newark, Essex County, to provide Sandy-impacted residents with information about helpful housing resources. While applications for grant funds and housing vouchers are no longer being accepted, resources such as housing counseling, utility assistance, and housing search help are still available.