Meetings (2014)


State Board of Education Meeting

Thursday Room 201 3-4:30 p.m.

The New Jersey State Board of Education sets the rules needed to imple-ment state education law. Such rules cover the supervision and governance of the state’s public schools. That includes your school, your students, and you. For example, the State Board is responsible for developing and approving the regulations necessary to enact the new teacher tenure and evaluation law.Take advantage of this opportunity to ask questions or bring issues forward about education policy.

Commissioner of Education

Friday Hall A 9:30-11 a.m.

New Jersey Acting Commissioner of Education David Hespe is the chief executive school officer in the state and supervises all public schools. He will discuss a full range of issues confronting education in New Jersey. Come listen to the commissioner’s presentation, ask questions, and share your perspective from the front lines.

Collegiate MENC Chapter Meeting

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

Presenter: Richard Dammers

Discussion Forum on SGO’s and Teacher Effectiveness

Thursday: 4:30 – 7 p.m. Room 410

Presenter: Michael Fletcher

Please join us for a discussion on SGO’s and teacher effectiveness. Sponsored by the New Jersey National Board Teacher Network. Let’s spend some time reflecting on accomplished teaching. Space is limited to 100 people.

Leading the Way in Evaluation Models – Accomplished Teaching in the Classroom

Thursday: 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Room 202

Presenter: Michael Fletcher

Teachers will participate in an interactive discussion on Evaluation Models used in districts throughout New Jersey and how the Five Core Propositions of National Board for Professional Teaching Standards can help them to define evidence of their accomplished teaching.

New Jersey All-State Band Procedures Committee Meeting

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

Presenter: Albert W. Bazzel

New Jersey All-State Choral Procedures Committee Meeting

Thursday: 12 – 2 p.m. Ambassador (Sheraton)

Presenter: Kathleen E. Spadafino

New Jersey County College Association (NJCCA) Breakfast Meeting

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

Breakfast meeting for NJCCA members only. There will be a fee of $10 for non-NJCCA members. To pre-register contact Kathy Malachowski at or Herb Germann at no later than Oct. 31.

New Jersey Future Educators Association (NJFEA) Meeting

Friday: 8:45 a.m. – 3 p.m. Room 202

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 their 2014-15 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. Questions? Contact Larry Fieber, NJFEA state director, at 609-771-2464 or Note: Students must be registered and accompanied to this meeting by an NJFEA advisor, a faculty member, or parent/guardian. To register, go to

NJEA Delegate Assembly Meeting

Saturday: 9 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. The DA will hear comments presented by nondelegate members at 11 a.m Any NJEA member may speak before the DA at that time as provided in the Rules of Procedure.

meetingsNJEA Higher Ed Luncheon Meeting

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

Join fellow higher education members for this annual luncheon. Reservations are required. To make a reservation, send a check for $29 payable to New Jersey Education Association; c/o Beneficial Bank; PO Box 13661, Philadelphia, PA 19101-3661, or call 609-689-9580.

NJEA Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity (SO&GI) Brunch

Thursday 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. The Gallery (Sheraton)

LGBTQ: What Does it all Mean for NJEA Members & Leaders? Please join the NJEA Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity Committee for brunch to learn what NJEA resources are available to members and leaders for self-education, member education and advocacy for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or Questioning (LGBTQ) members and students. Space is limited to the first 80 registrants. To register, please visit and fill in the form. Registration for this event will be closed after 5 p.m. on Monday, November 3.

NJMEA Executive Board Meeting

Friday: 8 – 10 a.m. Location TBD

State Board of Education Meeting

Thursday: 3 – 4:30 p.m. Room 201

Come ask questions and hear from members of the State Board of Education. The State Board of Education sets the rules needed to implement state education law. Such rules cover the supervision and governance of the state’s public schools. That includes your school, your students, and you!

Teachers’ Pension and Annuity Fund

Thursday: 1 – 2:30 p.m. Room 201

Representatives from the New Jersey Division of Pension and Benefits and the Division of Investment will present information about the Teachers’ pension and Annuity Fund (TPAF) and answer your

Urban Ed Brunch

Thursday: 1 – 3:30 p.m. Room 202

Presenter: Michael Kruczek

Invitation Only event.