On May 4, NJSBA held a conference focused on student achievement, “Student Achievement Through Multiple Lenses.” The event took place at The Conference Center at Mercer.NJSBA President Daniel T. Sinclair addresses the student achievement conference, as NJSBA Executive Director Dr. Lawrence S. Feinsod, standing at right, looks on. Former N.J. Education Commissioner Kimberley Harrington served as keynote speaker at the event.Former N.J. Education Commissioner Kimberley Harrington delivered a powerful keynote address at the conference, “Preparing Students for the Future.”Educators from the Metuchen School District took part in a presentation on the N.J. Public School Labor Management Collaborative. Pictured (l-r) are Metuchen Superintendent Vince Caputo; board president Dan Benderley; Metuchen teacher and former Metuchen Education Association President Evan Robbins; and Metuchen supervisor Sean Powers. Also taking part in the program was Dr. Saul Rubenstein of the Rutgers University School of Labor & Management.Amy Hornbeck, research project manager with the National Institute for Early Education Research, which is based at Rutgers University, spoke about the importance of early childhood education in student achievement.A presentation on the importance of arts education was given by officials from Arts Ed NJ. Kira Campo, program development manager, and Robert Morrison, who is the director of Arts Ed NJ and a member of the Watchung Hills Regional School Board, spoke to attendees about the arts and student achievement.