Association testifies before the Joint Committee on the Public Schools regarding regionalization.
“NJASA is apprehensive that the in-depth studies required to examine school consolidation have not occurred. There’s an assumption that if schools get together there will be savings and that’s not necessarily the case.”
Shared Services, Consolidation and Administrative Costs - Separating Fact from Fiction!
Join NJASA and NJSBA for an insightful morning session that will discuss the cycle of continuous improvement and recommended calendar of events; identification of district goals; reporting and rating progress toward goals; special conversation on selecting, evaluating and reporting merit goals; aligning BOE communications with district goals and priorities; and understanding the leadership skills element of the evaluation.
Join NJASA and intel on Tuesday, December 9th at NJASA Headquarters for an advanced professional development program that will assist you in creating and exploring options for learning and discovering digital tools that fuel student-centered learning by encouraging students to be accountable, using methods that fit their learning style and content that sparks their interest.
Deadline to Apply: January 30, 2015
Deadline to Apply: January 5, 2015
More than 400 chief education officers and school leaders traveled to the Parsippany-Troy Hills Township School District on Sept. 30th, the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools East Brunswick Campus on Oct. 17th and the Hammonton Public Schools on Nov. 10th to hear New Jersey Acting Education Commissioner David Hespe address, "Rising to the Challenge: The State of Education in New Jersey."
NJDOE has received a number of inquiries regarding the ability of parents and students to choose to not participate in the statewide assessment program, including the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) assessment. In an effort to clarify school district responsibility in this regard, the Department is providing the following guidance.
New statewide assessments to measure student achievement in high school Math and English graduation requirements, for the classes of 2016, 2017 and 2018, have been announced by the New Jersey Department of Education. Dr. Richard Bozza, Executive Director of NJASA explains what to expect for students earning a New Jersey high school diploma.
This decision is reflective of the New Jersey Department of Education’s (NJDOE) ongoing efforts of nearly seven years of planning and field testing to provide New Jersey students with demonstrated proficiencies for career or college ready paths and the ability to receive a state-endorsed high school diploma.
The Association understands that clear, consistent and targeted standards benefit students throughout New Jersey.
October 28, 2014
Over the last several months, there has been a lot of talk about the Common Core. JerseyCAN wanted to hear directly from teachers how the standards impacted teachers and students in the classroom. Please share these videos with your colleagues so we can spread the word about how the Common Core is helping New Jersey's students and teachers.
From left, Northern Regional winner - Dr. C. Lauren Schoen, Chief Education Officer, Mahwah Township Public Schools; Southern Regional winner - Dr. Scott McCartney, Chief Education Officer, Egg Harbor Township School District; and Central Regional winner - Dr. Timothy Purnell, Chief Education Officer, Somerville Public Schools
NJASA Executive Director Dr. Richard Bozza breaks down the system for parents.
Millburn, though, is an example of why superintendent pay should be determined at the local level, said Richard Bozza, executive director of the New Jersey Association of School Administrators.
The number of school children in New Jersey who were permitted to skip their shots last year because parents claimed vaccinations violate their religious beliefs is more than five times greater than it was eight years ago...
Those questions and others might have to be analyzed by the state Department of Education if a bill unanimously endorsed Thursday by the Senate Education Committee eventually becomes law.
...very worried that the severe cuts expected by the state to reduce costs in the district could destroy the progress that has been made over the past decade
After tirelessly taking her story to adults and children across New Jersey, Maud Dahme to be honored as ‘unsung hero’ in her home state...
“The Legislature did not expressly authorize satellite campuses, but it also did not expressly prohibit them,” the court ruling said. By taking a look at the intention of the law, the court ruled, “Permitting the addition of a new building for purposes of expanding a successful charter school is consistent with … legislative purposes of the [law].”
The U.S. Department of Education has given New Jersey a one-year extension of a waiver that will free the state from some requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act...
The New Jersey Association of School Administrators recently applauded the DOE's menu options...