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.
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.
Friday: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Crown Ballroom I (Sheraton)
Presenter: Richard Dammers
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.
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.
Thursday: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Ambassador (Sheraton)
Presenter: Albert W. Bazzel
Thursday: 12 – 2 p.m. Ambassador (Sheraton)
Presenter: Kathleen E. Spadafino
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Herb Germann at email@example.com no later than Oct. 31.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Note: Students must be registered and accompanied to this meeting by an NJFEA advisor, a faculty member, or parent/guardian. To register, go to www.oksignmeup.com/fea/tcnj.
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.
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.
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 http://tinyurl.com/146cut4 and fill in the form. Registration for this event will be closed after 5 p.m. on Monday, November 3.
Friday: 8 – 10 a.m. Location TBD
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!
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
Thursday: 1 – 3:30 p.m. Room 202
Presenter: Michael Kruczek
Invitation Only event.