Archived and Upcoming Webinars

Open Public Meetings Act Update

02/16/2022 1:00 pm

What requirements must board members be aware of when participating in a board meeting? Join an NJSBA attorney to discuss the Open Public Meetings Act, including the essential requirements of the Act and recent legal updates. Issues related to technology and remote participation will be discussed, among other developments.

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Fundamentals of School Board Leadership: Part 3-An Introduction to Parliamentary Procedure

03/10/2021 11:00 am

Field Services will cover important concepts in NJSBA’s publication, Fundamentals of School Board Membership. The anthology is about school board membership basics and related topics. This book is so comprehensive that it will be presented in multiple webinars; this one covers the fundamentals of parliamentary procedure. Please join us as we share helpful perspectives on topics of value to every board of education.

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Rozenblit v. Lyles Point/Counterpoint

03/03/2021 1:00 pm

A brief review of the pros and cons of the recent NJ Supreme Court decision upholding a board of education’s ability to pay the salaries of full time union representatives.

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Fundamental of School Board Leadership- Part 2- The Board’s Role in Personnel

02/10/2021 11:00 am

One of the board’s primary roles is to ensure that schools have the most highly qualified staff available. Research indicates that the quality of the teacher is the most important in-school factor affecting student achievement. Much of the personnel process takes place with your administrators and the process of hiring and renewing staff is closely regulated by statute and code. But, ultimately the board has to vote on hiring new staff and renewing existing staff. Join us as we discuss the board’s role in the process.

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Special Education during COVID – A Primer

02/03/2021 1:00 pm

What’s the difference between 504 and the IDEA? Do you know your IEP from your RTI? What about your SEPAG from your FAPE? Join NJSBA attorneys for a special education primer with an update on emerging issues. This program is designed to give board members an introductory understanding of the financial, programmatic and ethical requirements surrounding special education in New Jersey, with a special focus on special education issues that have arisen during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Work-Based Learning Guidance for the 2020-2021 School Year

01/28/2021 11:00 am

This presentation has the following objectives:

1. Explain how the new Perkins V legislation will affect WBL this school year.
2. Explain what quality WBL programs encompass.
3. Explain what categories would be considered quality WBL indicators of acceptable experiences.
4. Explain WBL considerations, recommendations, resources and FAQs for the 2020-2021 school year.

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