NJPSA Issues Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Uphold the Law Freezing COLAs
"We firmly disagree with the Supreme Court's decision," said NJPSA Executive Director Pat Wright. "These COLAs were earned as part of the overall compensation to the school employees who dedicated their careers to the students of New Jersey."
NJPSA's scholarly journal, Educational Viewpoints, has been mailed to all NJPSA members. An electronic version of the publication is available here as a flip book, which has a search feature, zoom, hyperlinks, and more. On the table of contents, you can click on the title of the article you wish to read, and you will be taken directly to that page. Enjoy!
Edcamp Exit 8A Reimagining Learning: The Time is Now!
An Edcamp is an unconference. Organizers set a schedule for the day, but all sessions are determined by participants on the day of the event. Everyone is welcome to propose and lead a session where conversation and collaboration drive the learning. The day is completely participant-driven.
Now in its third year, NJLA provides educational leaders the opportunity to learn together and participate in sustained, collaborative, and structured professional development throughout the year. Job-alike cohorts of Superintendents, Assistant Superintendents, Principals, Assistant Principals, Directors, and Supervisors take three core courses together and two electives to meet individual, school, or district goals.
Now is the Time to Register for the 2016 Fall Conference
Early bird pricing is available only through June 30 for the 2016 NJPSA/FEA/NJASCD Fall Conference October 20 and 21. Great prizes, including Apple TV, iPad Pro, Broadway tickets to Waitress, Billy Joel Tickets, and much more! All rooms at the Ocean Place Resort have sold out, but there are still some FREE ROOMS available at other area hotels. These rooms are going quickly, so do not delay!
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."
Endorsed by the Partnership for Collaborative Professional Learning, CAR is a coherent process of school improvement that empowers Professional Learning Communities by connecting standards, student learning, assessment, professional learning, educator effectiveness, and school climate and culture. Learn all about CAR and our training opportunities, including blended online learning modules and in-district workshops.
October 20 and 21 at Ocean Place Resort in Long Branch Great prizes, including Apple TV, iPad Pro, Broadway tickets to Waitress, Billy Joel Tickets, and much more! All rooms at the Ocean Place Resort have sold out, but there are still some FREE ROOMS available at other area hotels. These rooms are going quickly, so do not delay!
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.