Archived and Upcoming Webinars

Community Relations: What Your Public Needs to Know

01/27/2021 11:00 am

Communicating with your community is one of the most important functions of a board of education. Join us to learn more about the components of good communications; how social media can help you connect with your public, and the board member’s role in the process.

Presenters:
Janet Bamford, NJSBA chief public affairs officer
Alan Guenther, NJSBA assistant editor

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Legislative Update

01/20/2021 11:00 am

Please join John Burns, NJSBA counsel, for a discussion on recent enactments, pending legislation and other education-related developments from the State House.

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Working with the News Media: What Board Leaders Need to Know

12/16/2020 11:00 am

The school board president, or designee, speaks publicly on policy and matters that come before the board of education. Learn how to work effectively with today’s press, how to tackle difficult topics, and how to keep the conversation within context. The program will also address topics that are “off-limits” to board members.

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New Jersey Performance Reports for Educator Preparation Programs (NJ PREPP)

12/10/2020 11:00 am

The New Jersey Department of Education has released the Educator Preparation Provider Performance Reports (NJ PREP) to provide transparent data on teacher preparation providers. This presentation will provide an overview of the NJ PREP and offer suggestions for uses of the reports for school boards, school and district leaders and hiring entities.

The Educator Preparation Programs (EPPs) provide reports on New Jersey public school teachers and their performance and persistence data to the institution where the teachers were trained. These reports include information on Certification and Licensure, Hiring and Persistence, School Placement and Classroom Assignment, Post-Secondary Education, and AchieveNJ Evaluation for program completers. The purpose of the reports is to promote continuous improvement and supply hiring entities and perspective educators with data about EPPs and their graduates.

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Legislative Update

12/09/2020 11:00 am

Please join Jonathan Pushman, NJSBA director of governmental relations, for a discussion on recent enactments, pending legislation and other education-related developments of the State House.

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COVID-19 Understanding the Numbers

09/16/2020 11:00 am

Join us as NJSBA staff attorneys discuss the COVID-19 risk tiers that apply to school reopening’s. We will also be discussing when, and under what circumstances, school districts need to take action in the event of a reoccurrence of COVID in the school.

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