Remote Learning for Special Needs Students

Meeting the educational and social-emotional needs of special education students is perhaps the most daunting challenge our districts have faced in the transition from in-person instruction to remote learning. Dr. Gerard Crisonino, director of special education at the Jersey City School District, and a school board member in the Berkeley Heights School District, discusses how his district has addressed this issue with NJSBA’s Ray Pinney on Thursday, May 28 at 3 p.m. Access the conversation here.

How a Small Town Handled a Serious Outbreak

The town of Dover in western Morris County is a diverse community that was hit hard by the COVID-19 outbreak.  How did the switch to virtual learning affect this district?  What were the most difficult challenges in the move and what are the challenges they see as they move forward?  In this podcast, Dr. James McLaughlin, superintendent and Christina Dalla Palu, assistant superintendent of the Dover Public School District discuss these and other issues with NJSBA’s Ray Pinney. Listen to the archived conversation of the May 26 broadcast here.