The New Jersey School Boards Association is offering webinars in the next two weeks with a focus on school technology. Viewers may watch webinars live to interact and ask questions, or watch archived broadcasts at any time.

PLEASE NOTE:  In the coming weeks, NJSBA will also offer webinars, podcasts, videos and Facebook Live events focusing on the challenges facing local school boards and school districts during the current public health emergency.

Securing K-12: A Holistic Approach to Charting Your Security Journey – Wed., March 25, 12 noon.

The technological threat to schools is a constantly shifting landscape. Ransomware attacks cost public institutions over $7.5 billion in 2019 alone. There’s no better time to learn about comprehensive, easy-to-manage solutions for the physical and cybersecurity challenges facing K-12 schools and districts. Jeff Jennings, national state and local education director for Fortinet, will discuss ways K-12 schools and districts can strengthen their security posture while making the most of their E-Rate funding.

Microsoft Licensing and Services Updates for the New Fiscal Year – Wed., April 1, 12 noon.

Prepare your district’s technology plan and budget to take advantage of programs and NJSBA/Edge contract-based discounts. This webinar will provide an overview of the Microsoft products, services, and benefits available through the NJSBA/Edge contract, including security and mobility offerings. The webinar will also cover the important steps that districts need to take to renew, upgrade, or add licenses under the new Microsoft agreement. The webinar is designed for both existing and potential new license holders.

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