The Association's leadership traveled to the State House to kick off the 2015-2016 school year with the Joint Committee on Public Schools.
The New Jersey Department of Education is seeking the valuable input from all school community members around the state as we develop a plan for how to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) in a manner that best supports our students’ success. (8/17)
Friday, September 23rd Hear Michele Gay Co-founder ’Safe and Sound, A Sandy Hook Initiative.' (8/17)
It is important that the voice of superintendents help inform this discussion to ensure that the supports and resources made available through the RACs/centers are actually relevant to the work you are doing and the things you want to work on. (8/18)
But the state’s superintendents group applauded the results and said the improvement was an indication of the schools adjusting to the new tests. (8/3)
Now in its third year, NJLA provides educational leaders the opportunity to learn together and participate in sustained, collaborative, and structured professional development throughout the year. Job-alike cohorts of Superintendents, Assistant Superintendents, Principals, Assistant Principals, Directors, and Supervisors take three core courses together and two electives to meet individual, school, or district goals. NJLA is a partnership of NJASA with NJPSA and FEA.
NJDOE has updated mandatory professional development requirements for school staff with a minor addition to include Lyme disease. (7/26)
The conference is part of the ongoing statewide effort to promote the principles of UDL in NJ classrooms.
Looking ahead to the 2016-17 school year, check with your local Law Enforcement Agency and share NJASA's support for L.E.A.D. and its evidence based curricula and our rejection of unproven, non evidence based curricula in New Jersey classrooms.
Suzanne Bassett, Assistant to the Superintendent for Special Services, Tenafly Public Schools, was selected the New Jersey Special Education Administrator of the Year by the New Jersey Association of School Administrators (NJASA), the New Jersey Association of Pupil Services Administrators (NJAPSA) and the New Jersey IEP Direct Centris Group, a Titanium Sponsor of NJASA.
Christie said his plan “is not a budget-cutting proposal,” but a “reallocation” of state aid.
New Jersey school district leaders support a long overdue analysis of the school funding system. In 2008 both Democrats and Republicans overwhelmingly approved the School Funding Reform Act, the intent of which was to provide financial support to school districts based on both the needs of students and the ability of communities to support their students based on the value of their properties and the income of residents. (6/9)
NJASA is looking for individuals who lead school districts that reflect one or more of Vision 2020's 12 plans to deliver a world class educational experience to each and every child in New Jersey.
...some districts are simply keeping the less costly interim for two years.
The 6-1 ruling is a major legal victory for Gov. Chris Christie's administration, which warned that restoring the annual increases would hurl a pension system already underfunded by $59 billion closer to insolvency. (6/9)
Shared Services, Consolidation and Administrative Costs - Separating Fact from Fiction!
Judith Ann Rattner, Chief Education Officer, Berkeley Heights School District, was selected New Jersey's 2016 candidate for the American Association of School Administrators' (AASA) National Superintendent of the Year Award by the New Jersey Association of School Administrators (NJASA). (12/10)
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Officers Meeting
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Membership Committee Meeting
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM New Supertintendents' Academy - Superintendent Only: Session #1
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Executive Committee Meeting
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM Cultivating a Safe and Healthy School Climate Conference
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM New Jersey Leadership Academy: Cohort 2 - Course 1
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM New Superintendents Academy - Non Superintendent: Session #1
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Great Schools New Jersey Meeting
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM LEE Meeting
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Technology Committee Meeting
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Small Schools/Shared Services/Choice Schools Committee Meeting
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM New Jersey Leadership Academy: Cohort 3 - Course 1
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Spring Leadership Conference Committee Meeting
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM New Superintendents' Academy...Continued