An internationally-known expert on social-emotional learning urged Workshop 2017 attendees to consider social-emotional character development as “essential” for students as academic skills.
Workshop 2017, held from Monday, Oct. 23 through Thursday Oct. 26, attracted more than 8,000 school board members, school administrators, education industry vendors and assorted guests.
There are many ways to gauge the success of Workshop 2017. One is by counting gallons of coffee served at the training conference. And cookies consumed. And training sessions attended.
The State Board of Education at its Nov. 1 meeting adopted updated regulations on harassment, intimidation and bullying (HIB), which would affect local school district policies.
Negotiating union contracts is one of the most important responsibilities of boards of education across New Jersey. NJSBA's Legal and Labor Relations Services Department provides guidance in its new column, "Asked and Answered."
Junior Achievement of New Jersey (JANJ) introduced its revised financial literacy curriculum before an audience of school administrators and board members on Oct. 18.
The New Jersey Arts Education Partnership (NJAEP) released on Oct. 20 the results of a survey the organization did on school board candidate views on arts education.
State Senator Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr. visited Highland Park Middle School on Oct. 30 for a press conference highlighting Learning Ally.
A cybersecurity awareness event, featuring a four-hour cyber incident case study, will be held on Thursday, Nov. 2 at Kean University.
The NJSBA Delegate Assembly will take place on Nov. 18, 2017. School Board Notes provides a preview of reports and resolutions that will be considered.
Thomas Oves, who served on the Ocean City Board of Education for eight years, including four years as its vice president, died on Sunday, Oct. 22.