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The New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association is pleased to report that the New Jersey General Assembly has designated the week of May 15-20 as New Jersey School Supervisors and Directors Week. In its [...]
In this series of YouTube video clips, Dan Higgins interviews NJPSA and FEA staff for "just a minute" to keep you informed about upcoming events, member benefits, state and federal legislation, and new legal decisions that could affect NJPSA members.
In the first segment, FEA CEO Jay Doolan talks about the 2017 Fall Conference and the upcoming deadline to submit workshop proposals Just a Minute with Jay Doolan
Events and Announcements Sponsored by Friends of NJPSA
Register now for the New Jersey County Colleges College Readiness InstitutesHigh school and community college faculty and administrators are invited to attend a free upcoming institute to collaborate on issues surrounding academic expectations for writing, reading, and math, as well as overall college readiness: May 15 in Bergen County, May 18 in Middlesex County, and May 24 in Gloucester County
Register for the 45th Special Education Law Conference This one-day program will be held on May 12 at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA, and will include a year-in-review keynote ; ESSA and its impact on students with disabilities; foster children and state laws; effective IEP meetings; transition; high functioning students on the autism spectrum; agency policies for students with disabilities; compensatory education; mental health therapeutic placements; and so much more.
Through our partnership with The Main Idea, NJPSA is happy to provide our members with this free benefit that gives you unlimited access to the comprehensive educational information you want in the time-saving, manageable format that you need. In short, you now have access to professionally condensed summaries of the most important educational books available today.
To read these summaries, go to themainidea.net, click on Past Book Titles, and login as follows:
Click on the image of each book to download the pdf.
Be sure to check back every month to see the new book summaries that have been added to The Main Idea.
Check out these awesome books written by NJPSA members Judith Brendel, Dennis Fare, James Pedersen, Brad Currie, and Spike Cook.
PARCC ELA/Literacy Assessments
Common Core: PARCC ELA/Literacy Assessments Grades 3 and 4. Created by a team of curriculum experts, these books feature step-by-step standards-aligned instruction, full-length practice tests for all question types — Interactive Reading, Literary Analysis, Narrative Writing, and Research Simulation, expert guidance for dealing with authentic texts, including tips, strategies, and graphic organizers, and easy-to-navigate lessons equip students with the research and writing skills needed to ensure success on the PARCC® ELA Assessments.