School Board Notes
New Jersey's weekly education report offers up-to-date information on legislation, court decisions and other developments affecting school districts.
February 20, 2019 • Vol. XLII No. 28
Legislative Update: Union-Backed Bills Long Opposed by NJSBA Resurface
Bills A-3395 and A-3664 are opposed by the Association because they are burdensome and costly.
NJSBA’s Annual Tech Conference Keynote Speaker: Commissioner Lamont Repollet
The March 8 conference offers 4 Board Member Academy credits.
NJSBA Nominating Committee Issues Report
The committee selects a slate of candidates for NJSBA officer positions.
Court Backs Dismissal of Psychologist Who Swore at Students
The school board’s charges expressed concern with erratic behavior.
April 6 Program to Focus on School Climate
Speakers Patricia Heindel and Liz Warner are co-directors of the School Culture and Climate Initiative. Both work closely with Maurice Elias of Rutgers.
Applications Being Accepted for STEM Innovation Fellowship
MfA is offering a one-year fellowship with a $5,000 stipend for experienced K – 5 educators who teach math in New Jersey public elementary schools.
Video: Myths Associated with Vaping
Accompanying article provides a resources page with links to more information.
Webinars: Cybersecurity; Professional Development; Academic Achievement; New CSA Evaluation Tool
The next webinar, "Building a Learning Network: The Role of Infrastructure in Academic Achievement," will be offered Tuesday, Feb. 26, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Association for Gifted Children to Hold Events on March 22, 23
Jeff Danielian, editor of the NAGC publication, "Teaching for High Potential," will be the keynote speaker.
County Scenes: Camden/Gloucester, Union County
Association officers meet with the NJSBA membership.
Public Notice: Change of NJSBA Legislative Committee Meeting Date
Meeting will now take place on Saturday, March 9 at 8:30 a.m.