Pandemic Discussion Summer Series: Understanding Special Education Costs Upon School Reopening Wednesday, Aug. 5 at 1 p.m. Join us as we explore the potential cost drivers of special education budgets upon reopening from the COVID-19 school closures. Topics will include additional considerations for reopening and innovative approaches to delivering special education services while managing costs. Register Now
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 I-Steam and Sustainable Lessons, Featuring John Henry, I-STEAM and Sustainability Specialist NJSBA
Wednesday, Aug. 12 at 10 a.m. John Henry, will be joined by Giovanna Hansen, US Army Mid-Atlantic Recruiting Battalion, education services specialist, and SFC Edwin Morel, to discuss how the Army can support the education community and engage students during remote learning. From STEM programs to academic and career content areas, the Army offers a variety of free digital resources.
- Facebook Live Event: NJSBA Policy Office Hours
Thursday, Aug. 13 at 10 a.m. NJSBA Policy Manager Steve McGettigan and Policy Consultant Jean Harkness will share frequently asked policy questions and will field questions from the live Facebook audience.
Virtual Resources Webinar Series The Virtual Resources Webinar Series will 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.
- Title IX – Proposed Changes and the Potential Impact on Your District
Wednesday, Aug. 5 at 11 a.m. Title IX is a federal law that makes it illegal to discriminate against a person on the basis of sex in any federally funded activity. Last month the U.S. Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, proposed regulatory changes to the way in which Title IX is implemented. While somewhat controversial, the regulations seek to standardize Title IX rules and ensure consistent implementation nationwide. Join our legal and policy staff as they discuss how these significant changes may impact your district. Register Now
- Protecting District Equipment Outside of the Classroom
Thursday, Aug. 6 at 11 a.m. Due to the current health emergency, more devices are being used outside of the district than ever before. Join us to find out how districts can protect their equipment through a cost-effective alternative to original equipment manufacturer (OEM) warranties, support and accidental damage protection. The program does not charge deductibles or cap the number of accidental incidents claimed. Register Now