Archived and Upcoming Webinars

Candidates Briefing – Statewide

09/30/2020 11:00 am

The New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA) is hosting regional Candidates Briefings to address the structure and responsibilities of local school boards in New Jersey. Participants will receive pertinent information on topics including:

• An overview on the role of the board member;
• Legal requirements, including criminal background checks and financial disclosures;
• The board as a policy-making body;
• Training requirements;
• Ethical considerations to avoid conflicts of interest;
• Resources available to board members.

This program is available at no cost to the candidates or their districts.

The recording below includes the material covered at the September 30th and October 7th Candidate Briefing webinars.

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Addressing School Finance

09/02/2020 11:00 am

Join us as Christopher Jones, NJSBA legislative advocate, for a presentation on school finance. He will be discussing issues concerning school funding and how the state funding formula works.

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Labor and Leave Review

08/19/2020 11:00 am

Join NJSBA's Legal and Labor Relations Department for an update on the current state of Labor Negotiations in education, as well as a review of the most recent employee Leave provisions available to staff as schools plan to reopen in September.

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Title IX – Proposed Changes and the Potential Impact on Your District

08/05/2020 11:00 am

Title IX is a federal law that makes it illegal to discriminate against a person on the basis of sex in any federally funded activity. Last month, the United States Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, proposed regulatory changes to the way in which Title IX is implemented. While somewhat controversial, the regulations seek to standardize Title IX rules and ensure consistent implementation nationwide. Join our legal and policy staff as they discuss how these significant changes may impact your district.

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Top Ten Tips for New Board Members

07/01/2020 11:00 am

Join us for a webinar on our top ten (10) tips to smooth your transition into your role and responsibilities as a new board member. We will also share additional best practices.

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The Board’s Role in QSAC – Part 2

06/24/2020 11:00 am

We covered the area of Governance in Part 1. Join us as NJSBA’s field service department discusses the remaining four review areas of the New Jersey Quality Assurance Continuum (QSAC), the state’s monitoring and district self-evaluation system for public school districts. We will highlight the indicators that have direct board involvement and require action by the board of education.

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