Time is running out to sign up for the New Jersey School Boards Association’s inaugural Labor & Employment Summit on Sept 28, a cutting-edge virtual event that will include numerous thought leaders, legal experts and school personnel.

The conference is designed as an educational training for school board members, charter school trustees, superintendents, school business administrators, human resource professionals, board attorneys, equal opportunity and diversity officers, directors of curriculum and other school staff.

Robert Asaro-Angelo, the commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, will be a keynote speaker at the summit, which will start at 9 a.m. and end at 2:30 p.m.

The summit will also feature:

  • Dr. Timothy Purnell, executive director at NJSBA.
  • Katrina T. McCombs, superintendent of the Camden City School District.
  • Dr. Suzanne McCotter, dean, School of Education at The College of New Jersey.
  • J. Kenyon Kummings, superintendent of Wildwood Public Schools
  • Dr. Jeanne DelColle, executive director of the Center of Future Educators at The College of New Jersey.
  • Kathleen Asher, senior manager, Legal and Labor Relations at NJSBA.
  • Charity Comella, director of human resources and affirmative action officer at West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District.
  • Vince DeLucia, educator in residence at NJSBA.
  • Dr. Charles Heckscher, distinguished professor, Labor Studies and Employment Relations, and director of the Center for the Study of Collaboration in Work and Society at Rutgers University.
  • Katrina Homel, legal counsel at NJSBA.
  • Dr. Claudine Keenan, dean of education at Stockton University.
  • Perry Lattiboudere, founding member of the law firm, Adams, Gutierrez and Lattiboudere LLC.
  • Brenda Liss, general counsel at Newark Public Schools.
  • Jonathan Pushman, director of governmental relations at NJSBA.
  • Sandy Raup, business data analyst and project manager at NJSBA.
  • Kurt Rebovich, senior manager, member services and strategic partnerships at NJSBA.
  • Dr. Saul A. Rubinstein, professor, School of Management & Labor Relations, and director of the Collaborative School Leadership Initiative at Rutgers University.
  • Elizabeth Scott, director of human resources and community relations at Burlington Township School District.
  • Dr. Brian Zychowski, vice president, entrepreneurial education initiatives at Kean University.

Topics will include:

  • Recruitment and hiring.
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.
  • Avoiding workplace discrimination claims.
  • Fostering employee morale.
  • Workplace investigations.
  • Negotiations tactics and strategies.
  • Recent legislation in labor and employment field.

Registration Information

You can view all the speakers and a complete agenda by visiting the conference website.

School business administrators may register board members, superintendents and others included in the census online for this training program. The member cost is $99 per person. Ask your business administrator to register you today.

On-demand programming Labor and Employment Summit registrants will have access to the conference for 30 days following the live event.

For questions regarding this program, email us.