NJSBA’s Virtual Workshop 2020 is right around the corner (Oct. 20 – 22). From best practices and strategies designed to overcome the challenges of delivering education in a pandemic, to governing school districts during the health emergency, the conference program is packed with information—and inspiration—to help districts prepare for what comes next.  

Agenda  The Virtual Workshop will offer more than 100 sessions offering Board Member Academy credit. There are also sessions offering Qualified Purchasing Agent credit and Certified Educational Facilities Manager credit. Review the agenda now. 

Keynote Presentations  Each morning at 9 a.m., the conference will kick off with a student performance and keynote presentation. Learn more about the keynote presentations for Anna Maria Chávez, the executive director and chief executive officer of the National School Boards Association (NSBA); Kevin Dehmer, interim commissioner/chief financial officer of the New Jersey Department of Education; and Sabrina Capoli, student representative to the New Jersey State Board of Education. 

Focus on Students  NJSBA’s Virtual Workshop 2020 will celebrate the students in New Jersey’s districts. In addition to student performances each morning, each night of the conference will feature a different program highlighting student talents and creativity. Night events include the Student Film Showcase, the Arts in Education Showcase, and the Esports Gaming Showcase.  Learn More 

County Roundtable Discussions  During NJSBA’s Virtual Workshop, the county school boards associations will be hosting six interactive sessions, in the CDI Lounge, dealing with issues that all districts and boards of education are confronting during this pandemic. NJSBA’s director of member engagement and county activities coordinators will moderate the conversations with experts in the field and also encourage attendees to share their thoughts, experiences, and questions. Learn More 

365 Days of Conference Access for the Entire Team  NJSBA’s Virtual Workshop sessions will be available to watch on-demand for a full year. Registrants may also access the virtual exhibit floor and all of the conference resources. Think of it as a full catalog of more than 100 hours of on demand training for the entire team.  

Registration  NJSBA is offering a special group rate of $900 for up to 25 team members. That’s only $36 per person! The individual member rate is $199 per person. School business administrators must handle registration for their districts. Review the registration instructions before starting.  

To learn more about NJSBA’s Virtual Workshop, review the Frequently Asked Questions or visit virtualworkshop.njsba.org.