It is with profound sadness that we share the heartbreaking news that our friend and colleague Gerry Schaller, former Program Coordinator for New Jersey Leaders to Leaders, passed away this weekend following a battle with a respiratory illness. A viewing is scheduled Thursday, April 28 from 4 to 8 pm, and a funeral mass will be held on Friday, April 29 at 11 am at The Church of St. David the King in West Windsor.
Please Join Us for NJPSA Regional Membership Meetings
Attend to discuss the latest information on pensions, negotiations, and tenure/evaluations, while sharing your opinions and experiences with us. Registration is strongly encouraged, and all NJPSA members are invited to participate. These regional meetings will be held on April 27 in Allendale, May 3 at the FEA Conference Center in Monroe, and May 16 in Pittsgrove. Each meeting starts at 4 pm.
Leadership teams from 34 New Jersey schools in 31 districts met at the FEA Conference Center to embark on their journey to pilot CAR, the Connected Action Roadmap, to improve educator practice and student engagement by using collaborative structures to enhance the design and delivery of curriculum, assessment, and instruction, as well as build a foundation of shared leadership responsibilities and collective commitment to producing higher levels of student achievement.
Do you want to go to an FEA workshop but cannot find the time to be away from your school?
FEA In-District Programs might just be your answer. Choose from nearly 50 "ready-to-go" programs conducted by FEA experts in the field or simply tell us what you need, and we will design a specific program just for you. It's easy. It's convenient. It's affordable. Train your whole team and reap the benefits of learning and growing together. Contact Jay Doolan at 609-860-1200 or email@example.com or Linda Walko at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Based on the award-winning movie "Contest," this new curriculum uses clips from the movie, the voices of actors and real students, and engaging classroom activities, to send a powerful message -- bystanders need to embrace their power as "Upstanders."
The NJ Department of Education has developed a number of resources that can help you understand and communicate PARCC score data, including an explanation of how to interpret the scores and a video to help walk you through the score report.
On May 4 at FEA Presented by Pat Wright and Donna McInerney, this is a FREE overview of FEA's CAR Framework, now the Dept of Education's vision for school improvement in New Jersey. CAR is a process of school improvement that brings coherence to the work of educators by connecting standards, student learning, assessment, professional learning, educator effectiveness and school climate and culture to the work of professional learning communities.
Learn about NJ Leaders to Leaders (NJ L2L), the sole state-approved provider for comprehensive mentoring, providing support to new school leaders in the successful completion of the state-required two-year Residency for Standard Principal Certification.
The most convenient path to the certifications you need for your next career step, NJ EXCEL is a state-approved program that provides alternatives to traditional graduate coursework required for principal, supervisor and school administrator certification.
The leader in school law training for educators, LEGAL ONE provides online courses, in-person workshops, and in-district programs that administrators need to fulfill their duties and to comply with the new laws that require every school administrator to complete PD in school law, ethics and/or governance every year.