Archived and Upcoming Webinars
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.
04/29/2021 1:00 pm
This Webinar will explore new funding and ongoing technology that can help school districts better respond to the pandemic and the reopening of their schools.
Learn how districts can align Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) funds to support essential technology, personal protective equipment and professional development needs.
Representatives from NJSBA and SHI, a Somerset, N.J.-based firm committed to helping districts meet their business and technology objectives, will discuss how available ESSA money could be used to supply districts with assistance in successfully and safely reopening the doors to their K-12 buildings.
02/25/2021 11:00 am
Many districts have expressed great interest in both beginning and expanding their Career and Technical Education (CTE) offerings to provide students with clear pathways to postsecondary success. One common challenge expressed by districts is the ability to find qualified teachers for their CTE programs. In this session, the Office of Career Readiness will share recent amendments to regulatory code, as well as new grant opportunities to help expand the CTE teacher talent pool.