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Registration Rates

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Early Bird (Before July 31, 2020)

  • NJPSA Members: $292 (2-day)   $149 (1-day)
  • Non-members $345 (2-day)   $195 (1-day)

After June 30, 2020

  • NJPSA Members: $320 (2-day)   $160 (1-day)
  • Non-members: $370 (2-day)   $210 (1-day)
  • Retired NJPSA Members: $200 (2-day)   $125 (1-day) This to early bird and regular registration.

Premier members who register for two days will also receive a complimentary room at the Borgata on Thursday, October 15.

Present: Click here for the application to present a workshop at the Fall Conference.  Applications are due no later than May 4, 2020.

Sponsors and Exhibitors: Click here for information on becoming a sponsor or exhibitor.

Keynote Speakers

Thursday, October 15, 2020

George Couros – Innovative Teaching, learning, and Leadership Consultant


George Couros is a leading educator in the area of innovative leadership, teaching, and learning. He has worked with all levels of school, from K-12 as a teacher, technology facilitator, and school and district administrator, and is the author of the book, The Innovator’s Mindset; Empower Learning, Unleash Talent, and Lead a Culture of Creativity and his latest book, Innovate Inside the Box. George is a worldwide leader in the area of innovation, yet his focus is always on the development of leadership and people and what is best for learners. His belief that meaningful change happens when you first connect to people’s hearts, is modeled in his writing and speaking.

Friday, October 16, 2020

Zaretta Hammond – Former Writing Teacher Turned Equity Freedom Fighter

Ms. Hammond is a national education consultant and author of Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and
Rigor for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students. She is a former high school and community college expository writing instructor. She holds a Master’s in Education in English Education, with a concentration in Writing.
She is passionate about the intersectionality of equity, literacy, and culturally responsive teaching.




Fall Conference Schedule

Thursday, October 15, 2020

8:30 am – 9:30 am
Registration, Buffet Breakfast, Exhibits, and School Band

9:30 am – 9:45 am
Welcome: NJPSA President
Conference Format: NJPSA Executive Director

9:45 am – 10:45 am
Keynote: George Couros

11:00 am – Noon
Work Session by Keynoter George Couros (Salon C)

11:00 am – Noon
Session I Workshops

Noon – 1:30 pm
Buffet Lunch and Exhibits

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Session II Workshops

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm
Break and Exhibits

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Session III Workshops

4:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Networking Reception and Exhibits

4:45 pm – 5:15 pm
Prizes and Sponsor Awards

Hotel check-in is between 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm. 

Friday, October 16, 2020

7:30 am – 8:30 am
Registration, Buffet Breakfast, and Exhibits

8:30 am – 8:45 am
Welcome: NJASCD President

8:45 am – 9:45 am
Keynote: Zaretta Hammond

9:45 am – 10:45 am
National Awards, Visionary Awards, and NJASCD Award Presentation

10:45 am – 11:15 am
Break and Exhibits

11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Session I Workshops

12:15 – 1:15 pm
Buffet Lunch, Exhibits, and High School Choir

1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Session II Workshops

2:30 pm
Exhibits, Prizes, and Conference Closing


Present: Click here for the application to present a workshop at the Fall Conference.  Applications are due no later than April 20, 2020.

Conference Handouts

Workshop and session handouts will be available just prior to the start of and during the 2020 Fall Conference.

2020 Conference Location

Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa | 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, NJ 08401

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