2019 Workshop Sessions
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Thu. – 10:45 am – 12:00 pm — Session I
No Child Left Invisible! Juggling It All to Support Them All
Destination: Student Learning -- Driving the Connected Action Roadmap with (NJDOE) Curriculum Units
Stop, Look and Listen…Self-Care for Administrators!!!
- Recognize seen/unseen life situations that can affect a person on a daily basis
- Evaluate personal and professional activities
- Create a self-care plan (goal) to address the mind, body and spirit.
Leading with Questions: How to Use a Shared Inquiry Process to Improve Schools
You’ve Landed a New Job, Now What?
Well-Rounded Education: Leveraging Creative Assets
Multi-Tiered System of Support: Utilizing Research and Data to Best Support Student Growth
Personalized Learning in the ELA Classroom
My Voice, My Choice, Can You Hear Me?
Culture of Collaboration: Creating Meaningful Social-emotional and Experiential Learning Opportunities Through Lasting Community Partnerships
“Technology to TeAchnology”: Getting an “A” in Your Classroom, School, District and Community
Education Leader + Teacher Leader = Student Success
Thu. – 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm — Session II
Supporting Challenging Students: Mental Illness and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
Teaching Culturally Relevant Pedagogy Through Hip-Hop
Building Adult and Student SEL
PRESENT! Addressing Attendance Challenges
Using the CAR Framework to Connect SGOs with Instructional Practice
Not the Lone Ranger- Leadership Takes a Team
Implementing Universal Design for Learning in Secondary Mathematics Classrooms: a Pathway for Supporting Struggling Learners
What to look for in an NGSS-aligned classroom
Transforming Teacher Practice: The Case for Curriculum as Professional Learning
Adopting a Coaching Mindset Toward Leadership - With or Without Coaches
Uncomfortable Conversations on Equity and Race
Thu. – 3:15 pm – 4:30 pm — Session III
Principals and Supervisors: Working Together for ELL Students
What Kind of Leader Do You Need to Be?
Advanced Placement for ALL!? Equity and Access Within Reach
Packing Your Leadership Journey with C.A.R. (Connected Action Roadmap)
All Aboard! Navigating the Transition to Standards-Based Grading
Developing a Tiered System of Intervention Supports to Meet the Needs of Elementary Students
Entrepreneurship; for Every Kid in Every Class!
The SEL - Executive Function Connection in Action
Dreading a Difficult Conversation? A Roadmap on How to Overcome Fear to Achieve a Positive Outcome through Listening and Compromise
Friday, October 18, 2019
Fri. – 10:45 am – 12:00 pm — Session I
Building Bridges Through Biliteracy
Improving Climate and Culture Through Social and Emotional Learning and Student Interventions
Developing an Equity Mindset
The New Jersey Department of Education defines equity as a focused effort to support ALL students in mastering and exceeding academic standards and maintaining social/emotional health by providing access to rigorous educational experiences and opportunities, regardless of the individual student’s background through the lens of cultural competency. How do schools know if they measure up? This interactive workshop will engage participants in an overview of a building equity taxonomy, which will help to unpack what equity looks like in a school building/district
Creating and Sustaining the Wonder of Learning in Early Childhood Classrooms
Personalizing Professional Development Through Peer Observations
ACCEPT U: Social & Emotional Learning Presentation Series Focusing on Improving School Culture and Climate
Building Equity Through Second Chance Learning Opportunities
Start a Student Run Live Morning Show at Your School
New Jersey Schools to Watch – High Performing Middle Grade Schools Advancing Excellence in Middle Level Education
Principles of Principals and Supervisors as Literacy Leaders
Jumpstart Personalized Learning!
Fri. – 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm — Session II
Hot Issues in School Law
Reversing the Discipline Cycle and Improving School Climate with “Restorative Service Program
Equity is an Action: A District’s Journey to Equity & Inclusiveness
– Develop and train a district-wide Equity Team;
– Develop and train Student Equity Leaders;
– Develop Critically Conscious Educators; and
– Implement Professional Development and Support for District/School Leadership.
Putting the Puzzle Together: Math Workshop Style (Elementary)
Cracking the Spine: Breaking Classroom Traditions with Choice Reading
Trauma Informed Practices
Mindful Magic – How Daily Mindfulness Practices Support a Culture of Learning in the Secondary Classroom