Workshop 2014
School Law Forum
Candidates Briefings
Mandated Training
November 17, 2014 Delegate Assembly
Common Core State Standards: The Real Story

What's New

MEDIA ADVISORY: Workshop 2014
The state’s largest conference for school officials will provide more than 300 training and information sessions, a keynote by the Commissioner of Education, and a focus on major research on school security, the achievement gap and special education. (10/17)
NJSBA Names New Milford Woman as Board Member of the Year
A 19-year member of the New Milford Board of Education, Florence “Peggy” Saslow has been named the New Jersey Board of Education Member of the Year for 2014. (10/16)
Workshop 2014 Sessions Focus on NJSBA Research
Participants at this year’s conference will have the opportunity to learn about NJSBA’s work on three crucial topics: school security, special education, and the achievement gap. (10/13)
School Board Members’ Roles: Three Ways to Learn
For school board candidates, NJSBA offers three ways to learn about the responsibilities of board membership: in-person briefings; its Internet radio program; and videos available online. (10/13)
Sustainable Jersey for Schools to Debut at Workshop
A new certification program for New Jersey public schools that want to go green, conserve resources and help create a brighter future will be officially launched at Workshop 2014. (10/3
NJSBA Addresses State’s H.S. Graduation Test Plans
Dr. Larry Feinsod, executive director, places the NJDOE’s recent announcement concerning high school graduation requirements and the PARCC exam into context. (10/2)
Construction Projects Approved in 17 School Districts
School bond issues, totaling $300.2 million, were approved in 17 of 21 school districts that held special elections Tuesday. (10/1)
School Board Basics: Frequently Asked Questions
NJSBA’s Parent Connections webpage answers questions ranging from “I have a problem with my school; Is the school board the appropriate body to address it?” to “How does the board set the rules for its meetings?” (9/30)
The Common Core: The Real Story UPDATED
Visit NJSBA’s new Common Core State Standards resource page for accurate information you can share with your community about the initiative. (9/29)
Commissioner Hespe to Address Workshop 2014
New Jersey’s chief education officer will speak to local school leaders about their role in ensuring that reform efforts advance student achievement. The session is scheduled for Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 28. (9/25)
Op-Ed: Think About Special Education as a Service, Not a Place
NJSBA Executive Director Dr. Lawrence S. Feinsod addresses the need for special education reform in an opinion column published by NJSpotlight. (9/12)
Frequently Asked Questions about the 2014 School Elections
NJSBA attorneys provide answers to 119 questions about the upcoming April and November school elections. (3/7)