This week’s virtual training from NJSBA includes programs on STEM at home, creating district esport leagues, COVID-19 reporting numbers, and protecting districts from cyberattacks.

Facebook Live

Visit the NJSBA Facebook page to tune in.

Facebook Live Event: NJSBA I-Steam and Sustainable Lessons, Featuring John Henry, I-STEAM and Sustainability Specialist

Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 10 a.m. John Henry, will be joined by Joe David, Stacey Kliesch, Jessica O’Donnell and Lauren Harris, members of the American Institute of Architects N.J. Chapter. They will discuss what architecture is and how students can learn valuable career readiness skills by practicing architectural design skills. Also, a new design challenge will be introduced that will focus on spatial understanding, combining logic, creative problem solving, critical thinking skills, visual communications and two- and three-dimensional representation.

Facebook Live Event: Planning and Developing an Esport Program

Thursday, Sept. 17 at 10 a.m. The ever-changing landscape of esports is challenging to navigate. It’s important to find the right starting point. Many questions may arise such as: Where do you begin? Is there a curriculum? How do we prepare students for a growing industry? Which league to join? We will discuss what it takes to develop a plan to not only start an esport program but also prepare students for a successful career in gaming and esports.

Webinars

View the NJSBA Webinar page for complete scheduled and archived sessions.

COVID-19 Understanding the Numbers

Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 11 a.m. Join us as NJSBA staff attorneys discuss the COVID-19 risk tiers that apply to school reopenings. We will also be discussing when, and under what circumstances, school districts need to take action in the event of a reoccurrence of COVID in the school.

Is Your District an Easy Target for a Cyberattack?

Thursday Sept. 17 at 11 a.m. Most districts are not prepared to manage the increasing number of  malware, ransomware, and phishing attacks being encountered as a result of the move to virtual learning. During this webinar, K-12 districts will learn how to use Cortex XDR Pro to automate the alerting process. Most districts use tools that generate lots of noise and offer no in-depth information into what is happening on their networks This session will allow districts to see how fast they can take back control of their network, all of the time.

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