Tom Bonerbo

Tom Bonerbo

Director of Non-Traditional Programs COE; Co-Director HPED Program

ELC Third Floor

Tom is entering his 16th year at EU in the College of Education, where he has been the co-Director, along with Pr. Maxi Bilkins of the HPED Graduate Certification program working along with Sheila Murphy and Laura Cook. 

This is his 11th year as the Director of Non-Traditional Programs, focusing primarily on the ACED/ACES program, an accelerated program for Early Childhood Educators, helped by Dr. Catherine Neimetz and a group of talented adjunct professors who have many years of experience teaching in this field. 

Recently Tom and Dr. Neimetz have spearheaded a workshop program for basic skills development, earning a grant in the Spring of 2020, that will be extended for the 2020-21 academic year. 

He lives in Sewell, NJ with his wife of 27 years, Susan. They are empty nesters with one son in college at Seton Hall University, Scott and another starting his professional life in Charlotte, NC, Mike. While the nest is empty of children. They have a seven year old canine, Benny, a pure breed English Bulldog who is a rescue. 

Tom has been teaching classes in various delivery models for many years. He’s been an adjunct in Sports Management at NYU and Drexel University, along with guest speaking at several colleges like Belmont Abbey and Pfeiffer University in North Carolina.  

He is originally from Hillsdale, NJ. Tom played high school and college football. Because of that, he work part-time in television doing statistics for ESPN, Fox, etc. During the fall, he serves as the TV spotter for Army football on Saturdays and the New York Jets for their radio broadcasts on Sundays.


M.A., Idaho State University
B.A., Columbia University
A.A., Utah State University

Courses Taught
  • EDUC 200W
  • EDUC 500W
  • HPED 522
  • HPED 553