Archived and Upcoming Webinars

Recent Funding Made Available to the Education Sector

04/23/2020 11:00 am

With the recently approved CARES Act and the changes made to the E-Rate program, money is available to help states and local communities respond to the coronavirus pandemic and alleviate the severe economic distress that has come with it. Billions of dollars in grants money, along with funding from E-Rate, are available to the education sector, and most of these funds are intended to be distributed quickly. Join us as we analyze available grant and E-Rate funding, and discuss how these funds will be distributed across the public sector landscape.

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Leadership in Challenging Times

04/22/2020 11:00 am

As board leaders, there are things you need to consider as you work to guide your district through challenging times or crisis situations. This webinar will provide guidance and food for thought on the board’s leadership role as it shapes the way forward through challenging circumstances.

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Best Practices for Distributing, Securing, and Maintaining Digital Devices for Remote Learners

04/16/2020 11:00 am

Join us for a discussion on digital devices with Fil Santiago, director of technology, West Orange Public Schools and James O'Boyle, director of technology, Hamilton Township School District. You will learn about best practices in distributing, managing and maintaining digital devices. We’ll also review considerations for school board members, and ways NJSBA can support districts on their digital journey.

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Secure Virtual Board Meetings and Classrooms with Cisco Webex

04/09/2020 11:00 am

The COVID-19 pandemic has put a strain on the way schools safely and securely communicate with their communities. As districts move into a virtual environment, they need assurance that their online board meetings, staff meetings, and classrooms are safe. Join us for a discussion on how to transition smoothly and safely from ‘business-as-usual’ to business-online. Learn how Cisco Webex can safely bring people together while keeping them apart.

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A Day in the Life of a Distance Learning Student

04/02/2020 11:00 am

In this webinar, we will feature a panel of school board members and technology professionals as we adventure into the Day in the Life of a Distance Learning Student. The presentation will reveal, from the student perspective, what it is like to participate in a successful online learning community. We will also explore NJSBA resources to support technology infrastructure and online learning communities. The webinar will conclude with a Q&A session, which will provide an opportunity for participants to share their own distance learning experiences.

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Internet Access for All Students During the COVID-19 Crisis

03/26/2020 11:00 am

We'll review paths to acquiring internet services for students. We will also learn what steps the Federal Communications Commission has taken to ensure that unavoidable short and long-term delays do not put applicants' E-rate funding support in jeopardy.

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