The New Jersey School Boards Association has a slate of engaging and timely webinars lined up, with more being added soon. Discover what’s in store and register for the programs that interest you the most.
Legislative Update: ‘Lame Duck’ Wrap Up
Wednesday, Jan. 24 at 10 a.m.
The last few weeks on any legislative session – commonly referred to as the “lame duck” session – are an incredibly busy time at the New Jersey Statehouse. The end of the 2022-2023 session was no exception. Please join NJSBA’s Governmental Relations staff for a presentation on noteworthy legislation affecting school districts and students that has recently been signed into law, and several other measures that did not quite make it to the finish line but could resurface as the 2024-2025 legislative session gets underway.
Creating a Safer School in Today’s Environment
Thursday, Jan. 25 at 1 p.m.
Creating a safer school environment is a top priority in today’s world. To achieve this, schools can implement a comprehensive visitor management system using Kokomo24/7’s system that streamlines the sign-in and sign-out process and verifies guardianship during student sign-outs.
Anonymous reporting can be used to report suspicious activity without fear of retaliation. This system allows students to report anonymously and provides a way for administrators to track and manage reported incidents.
The Kokomo24/7 case management system can be used to track and manage reported incidents. It provides a centralized platform for reporting, tracking and managing incidents, as well as a way to communicate with students, staff and parents. By implementing these measures, schools can create a safer environment for students, staff and visitors.
The Board’s Role in the Annual Budget
Wednesday, Jan. 31 at 10 a.m.
Join us as we identify the role of board members in developing the district budget and establishing a budget calendar in accordance with statute and code. Participants will gain a better understanding of the implications of you’re the district’s budget and how it supports student achievement.
Five Things ALL Districts Must Do to Prevent a Cyberattack
Thursday, Feb. 15 at 1 p.m.
Brian Lau and Michael Esolda, the former IT director of Woodbridge Township, from D2 Cybersecurity discuss why the education sector is the highest “at-risk” target for cybersecurity attacks and what you can do as a board member to secure data and the ability to operate. Discover the five things that make your district more secure, in an affordable and scalable way, that align with insurance policy requirements coming in your next renewal. Leave with questions to ask your IT staff on what they are doing to ensure your school is prepared.