Archived and Upcoming Webinars

The Perils of Electronic Communication: Understanding Your Obligations as a Public Official

08/25/2021 11:00 am

Delve into the New Jersey School Ethics Commission requirements for public school board members and learn how to avoid conflict of interest or ethics charges when expressing yourself online.

This critical session will cover updates to the state’s Open Public Meetings Act, also known as “The Sunshine Law,” which requires select government proceedings and public employee communications to be open and publicly available. We also will explore how the Open Public Records Act (OPRA) applies to school officials online.

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Negotiating Contracts during the Pandemic – Part II

08/18/2021 11:00 am

School districts are entering their second consecutive fiscal year of negotiating union contracts under the uncertainty and strain of the pandemic. Join New Jersey School Boards Association experts for tips and strategies to make it through negotiations successfully. The session will also include a labor law case update.

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Cybersecurity 101: Protect Your Data or Pay the Price

08/05/2021 1:00 pm

Ransomware is ever-present and is a lucrative business for hackers who specialize in manipulating vulnerable networks. Cybersecurity walls are no longer enough to prevent hackers from infiltrating systems, encrypting data and holding organizations ransom for their sensitive information. As ransomware has evolved, so has the response through more sophisticated, next-generation data protection platforms. Join us to explore how you can better protect your school district’s network.

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Leaping Forward Together….

06/09/2021 11:00 am

As your board works to develop your district goals for next year, join us as we reflect on what we have learned this past year, and why
It is so critical to continue to focus on student learning moving forward.

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The Emergency Connectivity Fund: What School Districts Should Know

05/27/2021 1:00 pm

The Federal Communications Commission recently unveiled its Emergency Connectivity Fund Program designed to enable schools and libraries to buy laptop and tablet computers and to establish Wi-Fi hotspots and broadband connectivity during the pandemic.

The FCC’s May 11 action includes more than $7 billion to specifically close the nationwide homework gap associated with distance learning as a direct result of COVID-19. Congress created the fund as part of the American Rescue Plan Act.

Our NJSBA TEC partner, E-rate Consulting, Inc., will explain the program’s rules, help you determine your district’s eligibility for the new program and provide tips for a successful funding application process, slated to begin in June.

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YMCA Offers Schools Holistic Support for Student Re-entry and Development

05/06/2021 1:00 pm

New Jersey YMCAs are ready to partner with schools to assist in academic support, social and emotional learning, and the overall health and well being of students. In this session, YMCA State Alliance leaders will share the numerous programs and support services that they have developed to reinforce student development due to COVID-related disruptions. The Y is ready to work school officials to carry out their goals this summer and throughout the school year.

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