Archived and Upcoming Webinars

The Power of a Proactive Approach: Getting Your School Board Ready for 2023

09/14/2022 11:00 am

Though you may have just put away your beach umbrella, it’s time to start thinking about how to strengthen your board for the upcoming year, starting with your re-organization meeting.

This webinar will feature Field Service Representatives Gwen Thornton and Kathy Helewa who will talk about strategies to position your board for success in the new year, even if your board will experience significant turnover in membership. The discussion will focus on the tools and methods to establish and fortify board norms, how to ensure your board remains focused on the crucial goals of your district, and effectively communicating your board’s “why” to your stakeholders

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Legislative Update

09/07/2022 11:00 am

Do you want to know what’s been happening at the State House over the last few months, and what may lie ahead? Join members of the NJSBA Governmental Relations staff to learn about the FY2023 state budget and various new education-related measures that have been recently signed into law by the Governor. Staff will also provide updates on noteworthy pending legislation affecting school districts and be available to answer questions from viewers.

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School Safety: The Role of the Student Voice

08/02/2022 10:00 am

If you want a healthy school climate, you must listen to students. Has your district thought about how it will welcome student board representatives, now required by law (N.J.S.A. 18A:12-1.3)? Have you determined how they will be selected, what they will do, and when to include them in discussions? Join superintendents and board members from districts who currently support student representatives to the school board to learn how these students can serve a vital role on your school safety team.

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School Ethics Case Law Update

08/11/2022 10:00 am

What new updates should board members be aware of when it comes to the ethical requirements for board member conduct? Join the NJSBA legal staff for a discussion about recent decisions regarding the School Ethics Act. Topics to be covered may include, but are not limited to, conflicts of interest, private action by board members, social media, and other hot topics under the Act.

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The BoE President/Superintendent Team: Leadership Meeting the Needs of Their District

05/18/2022 10:00 am

Boards of Education have two essential leadership responsibilities: 1) To lead the district through policies and 2) to oversee the work of one employee-the Chief School Administrator/Superintendent. The panel discussion among five teams of Board Presidents/CSAs focuses on the collaborative, decision-making processes that include comprehensive discussions at the board table.

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The Annual CSA Evaluation

03/09/2022 11:00 am

This webinar will assist board members in planning and completing a superintendent evaluation that provides actionable feedback to superintendents, celebrates district successes, and addresses the challenges ahead. Participants will review the mechanics to ensure all non-conflicted board members can participate easily, and receive instruction on the development of an evaluation calendar to ensure the board completes the process in a timely manner. Best practices will also be highlighted.

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