The mission of the Regional Professional Development Academy is to provide best
practice training to support students with disabilities. Parents and educators will
participate in high-quality professional workshops which will facilitate processes
to advance students’ knowledge and skills.


RPDA Office

Memorial Middle School
7 Grant Avenue
Eatontown, NJ 07724

Program Administrator
Patricia Rizzo

Training Specialist
Lee Lasser

Administrative Assistant
Cindy Brady

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Wilson Training
Wilson Reading & Language Fundations, All Grade Levels (K - 3)
    **Currently accepting Letters of Commitment for possible Spring sessions

- ​Currently accepting Letters of Commitment for Fundations Level K hosted by Holmdel Township School District - mid-late May 2020. * Specific date TBD.

- SCHEDULED and currently accepting Letters of Commitment for Fundations Level 3 (Grade 3) hosted by Little Egg Harbor School District - ** June 4,2020.

Wilson Reading & Language 3 Day Advanced Strategies for Group Instruction

    **Currently accepting Letters of Commitment
2019-2020 CLOSED Workshops
Please be advised that the following workshops are CLOSED due to maximum capacity effective September 27, 2019.
  • March 27, 2020 - ADHD in Your Classroom? The 20 Best Strategies to Know and Use in 2020

CLOSED as of November 2, 2019

  • March 31, 2020 - Strategies, Activities and Technology Tools to Promote Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) in Your Elementary Classroom

CLOSED as of December 4, 2019

  • March 25, 2020 - The Missing Link for Remediating Word Recognition Difficulties: Plugging the Phonological Gap to Improve Word Recognition Skills for Struggling Readers

CLOSED as of January 10, 2020

  • March 23, 2020 - Questioning Strategies for Promoting Engagement (Grades K-8)
Weather Emergencies
In case of extreme weather, a workshop may need to be cancelled. Please check this website for information regarding cancellation.
New or Additional Training
Additional training will be developed based on the needs of the collaborative district. Member district administrators are encouraged to contact the Program Administrator, Patricia Rizzo at 732-513-6205 or to identify needed areas of training.