On Friday, March 13, at the Conference Center at Mercer, the NJSBA will host its annual Technology Conference. The program will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with continental breakfast and registration starting at 8:30 a.m. The program will offer 3 Board Member Academy credits for school board members.

The conference will feature a panel presentation by experts in the cybersecurity field. There will be topics on makerspaces, lockdown procedures, and OPRA requests. The day will also include a networking lunch.

Your district will walk away from this conference with solutions to help promote advanced school technology in the classroom.

Keynote Address – Dr. Katrina Adkins

Dr. Katrina Adkins has been in education for 20 years and is currently senior program director at SHI, the largest minority/woman-owned private company in the United States. Adkins has taught kindergarten, first and third grade, sixth-12th grade computer science, and other courses at the college level. Adkins is well-qualified to integrate technology into her classroom and has earned a masters in Instructional Technology and a doctorate in Instructional Technology & Distance Education. She has been featured at conferences and schools across the world and has authored dozens of educational technology whitepapers, books, journal articles, and blog posts and has a professional passion for e-sports, space design, coding and computer science.

This interactive program will offer sessions on how to advance technology in schools and districts.

The Conference Center at Mercer is located at 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor, NJ.

Registration Information Registration may be completed online, but only by the school business administrator. A scanned copy of the purchase order must be included with the registration. The registration fee for members is $99 per person. The fee includes a continental breakfast, lunch and program materials. Additional district staff may register through this link.

Who Should Attend? School board members, business administrators, superintendents, IT directors/staff, curriculum directors, content supervisors, and principals should attend. There will be sessions for everyone.

For questions regarding this program, please email Michael Kvidahl, NJSBA digital marketing specialist.