The New Jersey Society of Certified Tree Experts will offer four one-day Preparatory / Educational Sessions open to all individuals who either wish to take the Certified Tree Expert examination, need CEU's, pesticide credits, or just want to update themselves to current problems and solutions. The intense four-day course will cover such topics as Tree Identification, Tree Anatomy, Tree Physiology, Insects, Disease Cycles, General Tree Care and a sample examination plus review.

All those who wish to benefit from this unique opportunity must register by March 30, 2018. Send in the registration form below along with a check, money order, or PO made payable to "NJ Society of CTE", and mail to NJSCTE 101 West Veterans Highway, Jackson, NJ 08527. Lunch will be provided for those who register by the above deadline. Late registrants MAY be accepted if space and materials are available, however late registrants will not be guaranteed a lunch. Prep Courses will be held RAIN OR SHINE, so dress appropriately!

Due to limited space at sites, handouts, and scheduling, registrations are on a first come, first served basis. Class size is limited to 50. Don't get shut out, register now!

Same day registrations will not be accepted, send this in TODAY!

April 14th (Saturday)

Geiger Center, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Topics: Plant Pathology, Insect and Disease ID and Life Cycles and Controls, Biotic vs Abiotic problems, and Plant Health Care.

May 5th (Saturday)

Robert A. Winters Arboretum at Meadow Lakes, East Windsor, NJ
Topics: Soils, Fertilization, Chemical Compositions, Tree Physiology and Anatomy, Pruning and ANSI A300 and Tree Risk Management.

May 19th (Saturday)

Robert A. Winters Arboretum at Meadow Lakes, East Windsor, NJ
Topic: Tree Identification

June 2nd (Saturday)

Robert A. Winters Arboretum at Meadow Lakes, East Windsor, NJ
Topics: Lab samples, Outdoor sample exam, IPM Practices, Cabling, Bracing, Lightning Protection, Plant Selection, Establishment and Mulching. Question and Answer Panel, Sample written exam and review.

Download a copy of the above information, along with a registration form here.
2018 CTE Prep Course Overview and Registration Form
Download the CTE Prep Course 1 Agenda.
Download the CTE Prep Course 2 Agenda.
Download the CTE Prep Courses 3 & 4 with agendas and driving directions.