NJSBA is offering webinars, podcasts, Facebook Live events, and virtual conferences focusing on the challenges facing local school boards and school districts during the current public health emergency. Join the events live, or access the archived events at your convenience.

 

Facebook Live

NJSBA is hosting a series of Facebook Live events to address questions from boards, school administrators, and educators during the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit the NJSBA Facebook page to tune in.

Facebook Live Event: NJSBA Virtual Workshop 2021 Preview
Wednesday, September 22 at 11:00 a.m.
NJSBA’s Virtual Workshop will feature more than 140 sessions. Virtual Workshop sessions will be available to watch on-demand for 30 days. Registrants may also access the virtual exhibit floor and all of the conference resources. Think of it as a full catalog of 100+ hours of on-demand training for the entire team, including school board members, superintendents, school business administrators, IT staff, facilities managers, curriculum directors, and other district staff.

Facebook Live Event: STEAM Tank 2022 
Thursday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m.
Tune in to hear about the 2022 STEAM Tank Challenge timeline, format, and student benefits, including design-thinking and the engineering planning process. The challenge exercises are geared to serve as a foundation for career-ready practices employing innovative and practical problem-solving skills. Also, discover how sustainability, climate change, and social-emotional learning is an integral component of the STEAM Tank Challenge, which incorporates science, technology, engineering, the arts and math.

Upcoming Webinars

NJSBA webinars convey important information related to navigating through the COVID-19 health crisis and will highlight solutions available to help NJSBA members manage the virus’s impact on New Jersey’s educators and students. View upcoming and past events on our webinar page.

 

Podcast: Conversations on New Jersey Education

Conversations on New Jersey Education, NJSBA’s podcast program broadcast over BlogTalkRadio.com, will feature a series of interviews focused on school leadership during the COVID-19 health crisis.

 

 

Recent Online Events

Podcast: Conversations on New Jersey Education

Conversations on New Jersey Education, NJSBA’s podcast program broadcast over BlogTalkRadio.com, will feature a series of interviews focused on school leadership during the COVID-19 health crisis.

School Law Issues During the Pandemic Series


Personnel Issues During the Pandemic

With school districts moving from hybrid to remote learning and then back again during the pandemic, job responsibilities of district staff have been constantly changing. Boards of education have had to navigate through unique personnel issues during the health emergency as they try to provide the best possible education for their students. In this podcast interview, Derlys Maria Gutierrez, Esq., a founding attorney with the firm of Adams Gutierrez & Lattiboudere, discusses workforce challenges with the NJSBA’s Ray Pinney. Listen Online

 

Facebook Live

The Unsung High School Heroes and Heroines of Hunterdon County
Sometimes, heroes and heroines walk among us and we don’t even know who they are. They can make outstanding contributions to their schools and communities even though they are often overlooked under traditional student recognition guidelines. Unsung heroes and heroines can be people who make their school a better place because of their warm personality, their empathy and concern for others. They tend not to let obstacles stop them. The Hunterdon County School Boards Association would like to recognize some of the unsung heroes and heroines among the Hunterdon County eighth graders and high school senior class for the 2020-2021 school year.

 

Webinars

The Perils of Electronic Communication: Understanding Your Obligations as a Public Official
Delve into the New Jersey School Ethics Commission requirements for public school board members and learn how to avoid conflict of interest or ethics charges when expressing yourself online.

This critical session will cover updates to the state’s Open Public Meetings Act, also known as “The Sunshine Law,” which requires select government proceedings and public employee communications to be open and publicly available. We also will explore how the Open Public Records Act (OPRA) applies to school officials online.
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