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Free Professional Learning Opportunities

Free Online Workshops  |  Members-Only |  Virtual Fall Conference  |  Professional Learning Catalog  |  School Law Podcast  |  Webinars on YouTube

As we move into this new era of virtual learning, your own professional learning is a powerful tool in strengthening your capacity to address emergent and ongoing needs. Therefore, we will continue to offer exceptional FEA and LEGAL ONE sessions through online platforms on the topics you need at this critical time. Thank you again for your outstanding dedication and leadership.

We regularly update our free Professional Learning Opportunities so keep visiting this page!

NJPSA Members-Only Webinars

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NJPSA Members-Only Leadership Roundtables

New dates coming soon.

Free Online Workshops

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  • The Path to an Equitable Curriculum: Selecting & Implementing High Quality Instructional Materials
    August 5, 2021; 12:00 pm – 1:00 p.m.
    Brought to you by NJPSA/FEA and

    Did you know that less than 20 percent of the materials in use in classrooms nationwide are aligned to standards? Does your selection process for instructional materials ensure alignment with NJ Student Learning Standards? Is your curriculum textbook-driven or standards-driven?Selecting and implementing high quality resources are essential to strengthening student learning and equitable access. Please join NJPSA/FEA and for a free webinar to hear the latest research supporting the need for high-quality instructional materials and the impact they have on student achievement and equity when implemented through a collaborative process. Revisit the CAR framework and learn about free resources and supports that are available to ensure districts are providing standards-aligned instructional materials that match their local priorities.
    Target Audience: Superintendents, Principals, Curriculum & Instruction leaders, Teachers, and other interested staff members.
    Through a grant from the Overdeck Foundation, opportunities for additional FREE, customized supports will be presented during the webinar for districts that are planning upcoming materials adoptions.
  • Four Principles for Accelerating Learning: What Educators Need & How Leaders Can Support Them
    August 9, 2021; 12:00-1:00 pm
    Brought to you by NJPSA/FEA and Newsela.
    High quality, standards-aligned instructional materials implemented within a collaborative learning process are essential for an effective approach to accelerating learning for ALL students. Join NJPSA/FEA and Newsela to experience and engage with a collaborative learning process that will ensure your educators are empowered to address the needs of each student and prepared to move their learning forward.
    Target Audience: Superintendents, Principals, Curriculum & Instruction leaders, Teachers, and other interested staff members.

2021 NJPSA/FEA/NJASCD Fall Conference

Don’t miss out on our free, half-day virtual conference on Zoom on October 15, 2021. The theme for this event will be REIMAGINE! Highlights of this event will include a keynote address by Robyn Jackson, Ph.D. We will also honor our Visionary Award Winners. More details on the program will be available soon. The conference is free but you must register.

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FEA Professional Learning Catalog

Register today for the professional learning opportunities you need to grow as an educational leader!

Free School Law Podcast

As the leading provider of school law training, the LEGAL ONE team of school law experts is pleased to offer the LEGAL ONE Podcast, a weekly podcast that helps you understand complex legal issues through 20 to 30 minute episodes. Learn more about the LEGAL ONE Podcast.

Webinar Recordings on YouTube

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  • Beyond Compliance: Building Dyslexia-Friendly Schools and Districts
    July 12, 2021 – Recording PowerPoint Handout
  • MTSS Series (Multi-Tiered System of Supports) Sponsored by the NJTSS Early Reading Grant, New Jersey Department of Education
    1. Maximizing Core Instruction to Accelerate Learning using a Multi Tiered System of Support Framework
      June 28, 2021 – RecordingPowerPointHandout
    2. Increasing Toolbox Strategies to Accelerate Learning for Every Student
      June 29, 2021 – RecordingPowerPointHandout
    3. From Pandemic to Opportunity Reestablishing Well Being and SEL for ALL within an MTSS Framework
      June 29, 2021 – Recording – PowerPointHandout
    4. Supporting School Leaders in Sustaining MTSS
      June 30, 2021 – RecordingPowerPointHandout
    5. A Fresh Look at PLCs and Data’s Role in Accelerating Learning within a Multi Tiered System
      June 30, 2021 – RecordingPowerPointHandout
  • Implementing P.L. 2021, C.109: Providing Additional or Compensatory Services for Students With Disabilities Beyond Age 21
    June 25, 2021 – RecordingResources
  • Diversity and Inclusion Curriculum Requirements
    June 16, 2021 – RecordingResources
  • Exploring New Jersey’s Learning Standards in the Visual and Performing Arts
    June 10, 2021 – RecordingPowerPoint
  • Creating Space for Self-Care
    June 4, 2021 (Co-Sponsored by FEA and Arts Ed NJ) – Recording
    May 25, 2021 – Recording
  • Proms, Graduation Ceremonies and the Latest Public Health Guidance
    May 20, 2021 – RecordingPowerPoint
  • Exploring New Jersey’s Learning Standards in the Visual and Performing Arts
    Apr. 21, 2021 –Recording –  PowerPoint
  • Exploring New Jersey Student Learning Standards: Preparing for Implementation of the 2020 World Language Standards
    April 15, 2021Recording PowerPoint Resources
  • Preparing for Implementation: the New NJ Comprehensive Health and Physical Education Standards
    April 13, 2021 – Recording PowerPointResources
  • Exploring New Jersey Student Learning Standards: Preparing for Implementation of the 2020 Career Readiness, Life Literacies, and Key Skills Standards
    April 8, 2021 – Recording PowerPoint Resources
  • Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund II
    Co-sponsored by the NJDOE
    March 26, 2021 – RecordingPowerPoint
  • Exploring New Jersey Student Learning Standards: The New Vision for K-12 Science Education
    March 19, 2021 – Recording PowerPointResources
  • Exploring New Jersey’s Learning Standards in the Visual and Performing Arts
    March 10, 2021 – Recording PowerPoint 
  • Mental Health and Trauma-Informed Practices in Schools
    March 8, 2021 – Recording PowerPoint
  • Pandemic Response – What You Need to Know About the Latest CDC, U.S. Department and NJ Guidance
    February 24, 2021 – Recording PowerPoint
  • Capitol Hill Under Siege: The Role of Schools in Addressing the Unprecedented Attack on Democracy and Promoting Civil Discourse
    January 13, 2021 – RecordingPowerPointResources



  • Using Your Title Funds Efficiently and Effectively for a Comprehensive Professional Learning Program
    November 9, 2020 – Recording PowerPoint


  • 2020-2021 AP Resources: Supports for Any Learning Environment
    October 28, 2020 – RecordingPowerPoint
  • Political Speech for Students and Staff: Navigating the Legal Minefield
    October 15, 2020 – RecordingPowerPoint
  • Understanding the Latest NJDOE Evaluation Guidance
    October 6, 2020 – Recording PowerPoint
  • Start Strong Snapshot Assessments
    October 7, 2020 – Recording


  • Energizing Young Voters in Schools Across New Jersey
    September 29, 2020 – RecordingPowerPoint



  • Restart and Recovery: Addressing Building, Grounds and Transportation
    July 28, 2020 – Recording – PowerPoint


  • Implementing the New Jersey Tiered System of Support – DAY 1 – An introduction to New Jersey Tiered Systems of Supports
    June 24, 2020 – Recording PowerPoint


  • Pandemic Response: Graduation and School Closing – Key Legal and Health Considerations
    May 29, 2020 – RecordingPowerPoint


  • Tools for Family Series
    • SESSION 1: Addressing the Social and Emotional Well-Being of the Whole Family
      April 14, 2020 – Recording   PowerPoint
    • SESSION 2: Meeting the Needs of Students with Disabilities
      April 23, 2020 – Recording PowerPointHandout
    • SESSION 3: Using Social Media Responsibly to Engage your Kids
      April 28, 2020 – RecordingPowerPoint

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