The New Jersey School Boards Association offers free webinars on topics of critical importance to local boards of education. Viewers may watch webinars live to interact and ask questions, or archived broadcasts may be watched at any time.

In addition to a webinar on the NJSBA’s new CSA Evaluation Tool, NJSBA is offering a webinar series, in partnership with Cisco, to present ways that schools and districts can achieve more with limited resources. Read more below and register for an upcoming event.

Building a Learning Network – the Role of Infrastructure in Academic Achievement, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 1 – 2:30 p.m. 

Technology is transforming education by providing K-12 schools and higher education institutions with new and more economically feasible ways to transform networks and move them to the cloud. During this hands-on experience, learn how the cloud and WebEx tools can support professional development, academic growth, and create pathways to college and career experiences while helping to grow your network. We will also review ways to provide classes, content, and collaboration in the cloud — virtually, efficiently, affordably, and effectively. Learn how K-12 schools and higher education institutions are using Cisco’s powerful tool sets in WebEx to meet demand and provide amazing educational experiences while remaining within their budgets. Register Now

Guide to Using NJSBA’s New Chief School Administrator Evaluation Tool, Tuesday, Mar. 5, 10 – 11 a.m.

Join us for an overview of NJSBA’s improved CSA evaluation tool, developed in cooperation with the New Jersey Association of School Administrators. We will review the process, the updated evaluation standards that reflect the qualities and values of leadership that are integral to student success, and focus on the communication between the board and superintendent. The revised and improved tool also provides a user-friendly template to complete the summary evaluation. Register Now

Professional Development and Organizational Administration, Tuesday, Mar. 12, 1 – 2:30 p.m.

Successful schools know that professional development and organizational management are key to academic success but tremendously expensive. Learn how Cisco’s WebEx and WebEx Teams platforms are creating interactive environments where efficiency and access to content are the premium, where single platforms are more efficient than excessive apps, and where building successful management frameworks result in higher productivity and academic achievement. See real-life examples from other schools, and save time while offering more professional development opportunities. Register Now

Safety and Security: Your School’s Network as a Sensor, Tuesday, Mar. 26, 1 – 2:30 p.m.

K-12 schools are struggling to provide comprehensive security both physically and virtually. As a leader in network security, learn how Cisco’s WebEx and WebEx teams provide integration capabilities into multiple security platforms, how these tools can speed up response time to crisis, and how they can create bridges to emergency response teams while shrinking budgets and combining multiple systems that were once in silos. Register Now

View the full list of upcoming and archived NJSBA webinars online. For more information on the NJSBA webinar series, contact Lou Schimenti, NJSBA products and services specialist, via email.