Archived and Upcoming Webinars

Cybersecurity 101: Protect Your Data or Pay the Price

08/05/2021 1:00 pm

Ransomware is ever-present and is a lucrative business for hackers who specialize in manipulating vulnerable networks. Cybersecurity walls are no longer enough to prevent hackers from infiltrating systems, encrypting data and holding organizations ransom for their sensitive information. As ransomware has evolved, so has the response through more sophisticated, next-generation data protection platforms. Join us to explore how you can better protect your school district’s network.

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The Emergency Connectivity Fund: What School Districts Should Know

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.

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Using Federal Funds to Meet District Reopening Goals

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.

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Robust IT Infrastructure Using Cloud and Managed Service

03/24/2021 11:00 am

Managed services deliver a proven, cost-effective solution that increases operational efficiencies, enables development, and provides school district staff and students with a secure, redundant, and powerfully backed infrastructure. The service enables IT departments to focus on what really matters—the students, and school boards to focus on core business activities, growth, and innovation—while increasing operational efficiencies, and reducing risk and cost with a fixed monthly rate.

Join us to learn about ways your district can save on managed services, Backup-as-a-Service (BAAS), Disaster Recovery-as-a-service (DRaaS), Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), virtual desktop, and Security-as-a-Service (SaaS).

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Adopting the Hybrid Classroom

03/18/2021 1:00 pm

Join us to learn why, and see how, K-12 institutions in New Jersey are investing resources into immersive hybrid classroom innovations. We also invite you to participate in a discussion around CARES education grant funding, what is available, how NJSBA TEC Program can help, and much more!

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Leveraging Stimulus Funds to Transform Teaching and Learning

03/11/2021 1:00 pm

Explore the key elements of the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER) under the CARES Act and the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 (CRRSAA). Learn how to use state and district level emergency resources to adopt transformational education technology, empower educators to mitigate pandemic-related learning loss, and meet individual student needs.

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