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.

Optimizing E-Rate Funding: Kickstart This Funding Season | Tuesday, July 16 at 1 p.m.

Want to kickstart the beginning of the E-rate season? Don’t miss this opportunity to get ahead of the E-rate season and set your school up for success!

The New Jersey School Boards Association has partnered with E-Rate Consulting, Inc. to help school districts and member charter schools throughout New Jersey fully leverage the opportunities available through the Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund, more commonly known as E-rate. The E-rate season runs from July 2024 to the end of February 2025.

As the final year of this E-rate season begins, join us for a webinar to gain in-depth understanding of the program. The dedicated SHI Grants & E-rate Support Team will discuss the significant benefits this program can bring to your school or library, and how SHI’s Networking Solutions can assist you in your journey. Learn how to navigate the complexities of securing E-rate funding and optimizing your funding though grants.

This webinar offers one Board Member Academy credit. Register. 

What’s Brewing in Education Law? Coffee Talk with Kathy and Caitlin | Wednesday, July 17 at 10 a.m.

Can’t wait until NJSBA’s next training session or conference? You’re in luck! As part of an ongoing webinar series, members of the NJSBA’s Legal Team will provide a timely overview of the most recent legal decisions posted by the acting commissioner of education and the School Ethics Commission concerning education law. If you are interested in learning about the latest developments in education law, grab a cup of coffee and join us as we informally discuss the facts from the most relevant cases, the determinations rendered, and how those decisions may implicate the service of board members and/or administrators.

This webinar offers one Board Member Academy credit. Register. 

Stay Ahead of the Curve: Navigating the Evolving Landscape of Labor Relations | Monday, July 22 at 10 a.m.

Join us for an informative webinar to discuss the latest data trends and pressing labor relations issues shaping today’s educational workplace. We will explore the most recent statistics on teacher salaries, so you can gain an understanding of how these trends influence negotiations and workplace dynamics. We’ll tackle the most talked-about topics in labor relations, including the impact of remote work on union organizing, wage pressures in a tight labor market and the ever-changing nature of collective bargaining. We will also have a Q&A session that will provide you with expert answers to your specific labor relations concerns. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights and stay informed about the ever-changing world of labor relations.

This webinar offers one Board Member Academy credit. Register. 

State Budget Recap and Legislative Update | Wednesday, July 24 at 10 a.m.

As always, late spring was an incredibly busy time of year at the State House before the Legislature went into summer recess. Several actions and initiatives will have a direct impact on public schools and local boards of education. To get yourself up to speed, please join the NJSBA Governmental Relations staff for a presentation on the fiscal year 2025 state budget, along with a discussion on various new laws and other recent developments at the State House.

This webinar offers one Board Member Academy credit. Register.