This fall, the Department of Education will release the results of the first administration of the PARCC assessment. This data will give school administrators, school board members and parents important information about student learning and the effectiveness of instruction.

NJSBA is offering a series of training programs, starting this September, on the PARCC data. The programs are hosted through the county school boards associations and presented by officials from the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) .

Dr. Bari Erlichson, NJDOE chief performance officer/assistant commissioner of data, research, and reporting, will explain what the data means, how the data should be used, and how to communicate the results to parents and the community.

School board members are welcome to attend training in any county. Please refer to the list below for regional training dates and locations.

9/17 Burlington CSBA, O’Connor’s, Mt. Holly, Register Now

9/24 Morris CSBA, Villa at Mt. Lakes, Mt. Lakes, Register Now

9/30 Middlesex CSBA, Pierre’s, South Brunswick, Register Now

10/1 Cape May CSBA, Bellevue Tavern, Cape May Court House, Register Now

10/5 Hudson CSBA, La Reggia, Secaucus, Register Now

10/6 Gloucester CSBA, Villaris Lake Side, Sicklerville, Register Now

10/7 Hunterdon CSBA, Stanton Ridge Golf & Country Club, Whitehouse Station, Register Now

10/15 Ocean CSBA, Charlie Brown’s, Lakewood, Register Now

All programs run from 6 – 9 p.m. with dinner and networking from 6 – 6:45 p.m.

Registration Information School board members may register themselves online for this training program. Online registration requires a password. If you need to retrieve your password, please click here. County programs are free for dues-paying NJSBA members. The cost for additional staff is $40 per person.

For more information, contact County Activities Coordinators, Marcia Lavigne (southern counties) or Patricia Rees(northern counties).

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