Acting Education Commissioner Christopher Cerf will address Workshop 2011 attendees on current issues in education at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26 in the Atlantic City Convention Center. Cerf, who will speak in the TD Bank Theater on the convention center’s Exhibit Hall floor, will discuss the governor’s reform agenda and other pressing issues affecting public schools.
His appearance is part of an all-day event titled “Perspectives on 21st Century Education in New Jersey.” The day is organized to provide various perspectives on aspects of the public education reform movement in New Jersey, culminating with Commissioner Cerf’s appearance to speak with conference attendees.
Other sessions include:
- Charters, School Choice & The Opportunity Scholarship Act - Panelists will discuss differing views of charter schools, school choice and the voucher scholarship proposal.
- Question & Answer Session with the State Board of Education - The State Board, education’s other policy makers, will discuss recent issues in public education in a question and answer format.
- Teacher Evaluations and Tenure - Tenure reform and teacher evaluations are key issues in the education reform movement. Panelists on both sides of the issue will offer their viewpoints.
Workshop Registration Online registration for Workshop 2011 must be handled by school district business administrators. For assistance with online registration, download the following instructions or view the recorded online webinar.
Attendees can also view the current schedule of Workshop training and events.
Workshop 2011, New Jersey’s premiere training program for local school officials, will be held from Oct. 24-26 in the Atlantic City Convention Center. It will feature more than 185 opportunities for professional development, such as large Group Sessions, smaller Action Labs, roundtable discussions and guest speakers.
For more information on Workshop, visit the Workshop website.
Workshop is sponsored by the New Jersey School Boards Association, the New Jersey Association of School Administrators, and the New Jersey Association of School Business Officials.