Ready, Set, Bargain

This dynamic, interactive, fast-paced program will guide you through the bargaining process, from the initial preparation and legal framework to at-the-table techniques and settlement. This program provides information and training on the parties’ obligations and rights; costing out the current agreement including salary guides and benefits; developing employer proposals and analyzing union demands; ways to use comparative data; and impasse procedures. Ask your school business administrator to register you through the links below.

Dates:Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, or Friday, Jan. 24, 2020
Location: NJSBA Headquarters, Trenton
Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.)
BMA Credits: 4


School Finance Conference

February is a critical time in the school budget development process. Join us to get the answers to your toughest questions on all areas of school finance, including budgeting, employee health care costs, procurement decisions, and more. Learn about best practices in finance, how to do more with less, and the importance of collaboration between the board and administration.

Date: Friday, Feb. 28, 2020
Location: Conference Center at Mercer, 1200 Old Trenton Rd., West Windsor, NJ 08550
Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Registration and continental breakfast begin at 8:30 a.m.)
Price: $99 per person
BMA Credits: 4


Analyzing and Constructing Salary Guides

Your district’s salary guides directly affect your ability to attract, retain and equitably reward staff. Learn how to analyze and develop salary guides that meet your district’s staffing and compensation goals. This program is crucial for any board member or administrator involved in negotiations and salary guide development.

Dates: Friday, Mar. 27, 2020
Location: NJSBA Headquarters, 413 W. State Street, Trenton, NJ 08618
Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Registration and continental breakfast begin at 8:30 a.m.)
Price: $149 per person
BMA Credits: 4