2015convmeetingsAll State Band Procedures Meeting

Thursday: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Ambassador Room (Sheraton)

Presenter: Nancy L. Clasen

NJEA State Officer Candidates’ Forum

Thursday: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Room 201

Presenters: Thomas J. Falocco

Financial Literacy for Educators

Thursday: 4:45 – 6 p.m. Room 320

Presenters: Suihua Zhao

Foreign Language Educators of New Jersey (FLENJ) Meeting

Thursday: 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Room 310

Presenter: Christopher Gwin
Meeting of teachers of less-commonly taught languages hosted by the Foreign Language Educators of NJ. Please join us tobuild a network for support and success.

Higher Education: Roundtable Discussion Groups Pertaining to Your Member Affiliation (administrators, faculty, support staff)

Thursday: 11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Rooms 305, 307, 308

This special interest group discussion is an opportunity to meet with others from around the state for an opendiscussion and problem solving roundtable.

Teacher Leadership

Thursday: 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Room 202

Presenters: Sally Ruggiero, Dawn Vatuna

To all teachers; Are you currently serving on a school or district committee? Are you considering joining these collaborative teams? If so, come to our discussion on the proposed new, New Jersey Department of Education endorsement, Teacher Leader, and see how you may already have started thejourney to this endorsement.

New Jersey County College Association (NJCCA) Breakfast Meeting

Friday: 9:30 – 11 a.m. Ocean Pier (Sheraton)

This is an annual breakfast meeting for all NJCCA members. All higher education members are encouraged to attend. There is a fee of $10 for non-NJCCA members. Peter Helff, NJEA Executive Committee member representing higher education, will be facilitating a discussion on campus sharing.

New Jersey Future EducatorsAssociation (FEA) Meeting

Friday: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Hall D-1

Presenter: Larry Fieber

This session is offered to high school students who are considering careers as future teachers. Students will attend a special program featuring a distinguished speaker who will discuss the rewards and challenges of teaching. Students will meet their20l5-16 NJFEA student officers, share happenings in their local NJFEA chapters, visit exhibits on the NJEA Convention floor,and network with future teachers from around the state.

New Jersey Student Education Association—Late Lunch and Learn Presentation

Thursday: 2:30 – 4 p.m. The Gallery (Sheraton)

NJEA Delegate Assembly Meeting

Saturday: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Room 302

The Delegate Assembly (DA), NJEA’s policy-making body, will discuss and take action on proposed association policy. TheDA will hear comments presented by non-delegate members at 11 a.m. Any NJEA member may speak before the DA at thistime as provided in the Rules of Procedure.6/

NJMEA Executive Committee Meeting

Wednesday: 8 – 10 p.m. Room 201

NJEA Higher Education Luncheon Meeting

Friday: 1 – 3 p.m. Pearl Ballroom 1 (Sheraton)

NJEA Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Brunch

Friday: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Crown Ballrooms 1 & 2 (Sheraton)

LGBTQ: What Does it all Mean for NJEA Members & Leaders? Please join the NJEA Sexual Orientation & Gender IdentityCommittee for brunch to learn what NJEA resources are available to members and leaders for self-education, membereducation and advocacy for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or Questioning (LGBTQ) members and students.

New Jersey Council of Teachers of English Meeting

Thursday: 3 – 5 p.m. Room 319

A meet and greet with the New Jersey affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of English. Learn about opportunities for professional development in our “Renew the Passion” workshops, our publications, and our student writing contest.

NJMEA Collegiate Meeting

Friday: 9:30 – 11 a.m. Crown Ballroom (Sheraton)

Presenter: Richard Dammers

NJMEA Executive Board Meeting

Friday: 8 – 10 a.m. Claridge

Presenters: Nancy L. Clasen, Deborah L. Sfraga

State Board of Education Meeting

Thursday: 3 – 4:30 p.m. Room 201

The New Jersey State board of Education sets the rules needed to implement state education law. Such rules cover the supervision and governance ofthe state’s public schools. That includes your school, your students, and you. Take advantage of this opportunity to ask questions ofbring issues forward about education policy

Teachers’ Pension and Annuity Fund (TPAF) Meeting

Thursday: 1 – 2:30 p.m. Room 201

Representative from the New Jersey Division of Pension and Benefits and the Division of Investment will present informationabout the Teacher’ pension and Annuity Fund (TPAF) and answer your questions