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New Online Learning Opportunities and In-Person Workshop Updates

Free Online Workshops Members-Only Online Events  |  In-Person Workshop Updates  |  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 Professional Learning Opportunities so keep visiting this page!


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Free Online Workshops

Additional sessions will be coming soon. Please be sure to frequently visit this page for more online workshops!

Racial Justice and Our Schools: A Blueprint for Action
June 12, 2020; 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Presenters: LEGAL ONE Director David Nash, George Guy, Jr., George Scott, and other speakers to be announced soon

Maximizing Successful ESY Remote Learning for Students with Significant Needs
June 16, 2020; 3:00 pm -4:00 pm
Presenter: Michael C. Selbst, Ph.D., BCBA-D – Executive Director of Behavior Therapy Associates in Somerset NJ, Licensed Psychologist, Certified School Psychologist, Board Certified Behavior Analyst, and Co-Executive Director of the HI-STEP® Summer Social Skills Program.


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Members-Only Online Events

NJPSA Leadership Roundtables: Your Voice is Critical!

Now that the Governor has announced that schools will remain closed for the remainder of the year, our school leaders have a lot of questions and many issues they will have to deal with in closing out this year, preparing for summers, and preparing for September, whether that means opening schools or continuing with distance learning. The state is creating task forces to address the various issues, and NJPSA leadership needs to come to these meetings prepared to present our members’ voices.

About the Leadership Roundtables

NJPSA plans to hold twice weekly members-only Leadership Roundtable Zoom sessions led by staff or Board members to identify what issues schools are facing and to share best practices with each other. The discussions with members on many topics in the coming weeks are designed to help NJPSA take your concerns to the NJDOE, State Legislature, and Governor’s Office.

Please note that the topics of upcoming NJPSA Leadership Roundtables will change each week. Be sure to check for emails and frequently visit this page for announcements and updates regarding future roundtable discussions!

Please click on the registration links below to register for your session. You must be signed into njpsa.org. After you register, you will be sent a Zoom invitation, which you must complete in order to access the meeting. Please note that we must limit the number of registrants in order to facilitate a productive meeting. Only the first 50 members to complete registration will be able to access the call.

School Re-Opening Issue 1: Health, Safety, and Wellness Concerns
Register for June 5, 2020; 10:30 am (for middle and high schools)

School Re-Opening Issue 2: Continuity of and Strategies for Student Learning
Register for June 8, 2020; 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Register for June 11, 2020; 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

School Re-Opening Issue 3: Leadership Planning and Staff Issues
Register for June 15, 2020; 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Register for June 18, 2020; 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Members-Only Retirement and Pension Sessions

YOUR TPAF PENSION – Retirement Process, Options and Life Insurance
Original Date – June 3, 2020
NEW DATE: June 10, 2020; 1:30 pm


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In-Person Workshops: Changes and Updates

JUNE 2020

NJLA Series 6 – Cohort 10 – Session 3
NEW TIME: June 5, 2020; 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm – CHANGED TO VIRTUAL SESSION

English Language Learners Summit
Original Date – March 13, 2020; Location: FEA, Monroe Township
NEW DATE: June 8, 2020; 9:00 am – 1:00 pm – CHANGED TO VIRTUAL WORKSHOP

Addressing Staff and Student Mental Health Issues (LEGAL ONE)
Original Date – March 24, 2020, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm; Location: Walnut Ridge Primary School, Vernon
NEW DATE: June 10, 2020

School Law for Administrative Assistants (LEGAL ONE)
Original Date – April 22, 2020, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm; Location: Forsgate Country Club, Monroe Township
NEW DATE: June 10, 2020; 11:00 am – 1:00 pmCHANGED TO VIRTUAL WORKSHOP

Responding to Kids in Crisis: The Role of the School Counselor (LEGAL ONE)
Original Date – March 17, 2020, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm; Location: FEA, Monroe Township
NEW DATE: June 11, 2020

Succeeding as a Female Leader
June 22, 2020; 9:00 am – 12:00 pm – CHANGED TO VIRTUAL WORKSHOP

Envisioning the Power of Teacher Leadership
Jun. 24, 2020; 9:00 am – 12:00 pm – CHANGED TO VIRTUAL WORKSHOP

Implicit Bias, Equity, Investigations and the Law, Affirmative Action Officer Certificate Program – Day 3 of 3 (LEGAL ONE)
Original Date – March 31, 2020, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm; Location: FEA, Monroe Township
NEW DATE: June 25, 2020

The Value of Family Engagement Within our Pre-K to 12 Educational Institutions
Original Date – March 23, 2020
NEW DATE: June 29, 2020; 9:00 am – 3:00 pm at FEA

PSEL Standards in Action
Original Date – April 2, 2020; Location: FEA, Monroe Township
NEW DATE: June 29, 2020; 9:00 am – 12:00 pmCHANGED TO VIRTUAL WORKSHOP

Exploring the New Jersey Student Learning Standards in the Visual and Performing Arts
June 30, 2020; 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Connected Action Roadmap: A Systemic Process for Strengthening Teaching, Leading, and Learning
Original Date – April 2, 2020
NEW DATE: June 30, 2020; 9:00 am – 12:30 pmCHANGED TO VIRTUAL WORKSHOP

JULY 2020

School Climate for Adults: It Matters
Original Date – May 6, 2020; Location: FEA, Monroe Township
NEW DATE: July 1, 2020

Unpacking and Taking Action with Your School’s NJ Performance Report
July 13, 2020; 9:00 am – 12:00 pm – CHANGED TO VIRTUAL WORKSHOP

Discipline Disparities: Exploring Causes & Solutions
Original Date – April 1, 2020; Location: Brick Township PD Center
NEW DATE: July 15, 2020 – CHANGED TO VIRTUAL WORKSHOP

AUGUST 2020

Administrators Evaluating Administrators
August 5, 2020; 9:00 am – 12:00 pm – CHANGED TO VIRTUAL WORKSHOP

Leading the Induction Process to Support Quality Mentoring
Aug. 6, 2020; 9 am – 12 pm  (Rescheduled from 4/8) – CHANGED TO VIRTUAL WORKSHOP

SEPTEMBER 2020

Women’s Leadership Conference
Original Date – March 26, 2020; Location: The Palace at Somerset Park, Somerset
NEW DATE: September 24-25, 2020

Pathways to Reducing Chronic Absenteeism Forum
Original Date – May 18, 2020; Location: FEA, Monroe Township
NEW DATE: September 30, 2020

A Proactive Approach to Addressing Vaping, Substance Abuse, and Mental Health (LEGAL ONE)
Original Date – March 26, 2020 then June 12, 2020, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm; Location: FEA, Monroe Township
NEW DATE: September 30, 2020 – CHANGED TO VIRTUAL WORKSHOP

OCTOBER 2020

Mentoring, Ongoing Support and Progressive Supervision for CTE Staff (LEGAL ONE)
Original Date – April 3, 2020, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm; Location: FEA, Monroe Township
NEW DATE: October 20, 2020 – CHANGED TO VIRTUAL WORKSHOP

NOVEMBER 2020

Ensuring a Safe and Healthy Environment for CTE Students (LEGAL ONE)
Original Date – April 23, 2020, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm; Location: FEA, Monroe Township
NEW DATE: November 17, 2020

DECEMBER 2020

The New Jersey Special Education Annual Summit
Original Date – May 1, 2020; Location: FEA, Monroe Township
NEW DATE: DECEMBER 2, 2020


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Webinar Recordings on YouTube

  • Reopening School: Creating a System that Ensures Quality Aligned Instruction
    Jun. 3, 2020Recording
  • Pandemic Response: Graduation and School Closing – Key Legal and Health Considerations
    May 29, 2020 – RecordingPowerPoint
  • Pandemic Response: Addressing the Needs of Homeless Students
    May 8, 2020 – RecordingPowerPoint
  • WEBINAR IN RESPONSE TO GOVERNOR MURPHY’S DECISION:
    Pandemic Response: Next Steps Now that Schools are Closed for Remainder of the School Year
    May 7, 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
  • NJPSA ELL Supervisors’ Committee Webinars:
    Best Practices for Serving ELLs and their Families During the Pandemic
    ELL Webinar Flyer

  • Pandemic Response: New NJDOE Guidance on Observation and Evaluation
    Apr 21, 2020 – Recording PowerPoint
  • Tools for Families: Partners in Supporting Our Children
    SESSION 1: Addressing the Social and Emotional Well-Being of the Whole Family

    April 14, 2020 – Recording PowerPoint
  • Pandemic Response Addressing FERPA & Student Privacy Issues
    April 8, 2020 – Recording Materials
  • LEGAL ONE and New Jersey School Counselors Association-Pandemic Response: Addressing Student Mental Health and Counseling Needs
    Aired: Apr. 6, 2020 –Recording PowerPoint
  • Pandemic Response: Addressing HIB and Discrimination Claims
    Aired Apr. 2, 2020 – Recording PowerPoint
  • Pandemic Response: Meeting the Needs of Special Education Students
    Aired April 1, 2020 –Recording PowerPoint
  • NJDOE OSPEP/ Bullying and Responding to Issues Remotely
    Aired March 31, 2020 – Recording PowerPoint
  • Pandemic Response: Defining Essential Personnel and Functions
    Aired March 30, 2020 –Recording PowerPoint
  • Update on COVID 19 from the Office of School Preparedness and Emergency Planning
    Aired March 24, 2020- Recording
  • LEGAL ONE: Coronavirus and Our Schools
    Aired March 18, 2020 – Recording

Looking for more Professional Learning Opportunities? Visit our Event Registration page.