Thursday: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Ambassador Room (Sheraton)
Presenter: Nancy L. Clasen
Thursday: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Room 201
Presenters: Thomas J. Falocco
Thursday: 4:45 – 6 p.m. Room 320
Presenters: Suihua Zhao
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thursday: 2:30 – 4 p.m. The Gallery (Sheraton)
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/
Wednesday: 8 – 10 p.m. Room 201
Friday: 1 – 3 p.m. Pearl Ballroom 1 (Sheraton)
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.
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.
Friday: 9:30 – 11 a.m. Crown Ballroom (Sheraton)
Presenter: Richard Dammers
Friday: 8 – 10 a.m. Claridge
Presenters: Nancy L. Clasen, Deborah L. Sfraga
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
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