Mark your calendar for the last regional Convocation: November 10th - Hammonton
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.
The Association will be hosting several activities from NJASA Committee meetings to specialized events on October 28th and 29th. The School Leadership Summit features Dr. Bill Daggett, Founder and Chairman of the International Center for Leadership in Education. Attendees to the Women’s Leadership Initiative will hear from Discovery Education Vice President-Internal Professional Development Dr. Karen Beerer.
Deadline to Apply: January 30, 2015
The Association understands that clear, consistent and targeted standards benefit students throughout New Jersey.
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 Joint Committee on the Public Schools (JCPS), provides an ongoing study of the system of free public schools - it's financing, administration and operations - as well as, to make recommendations for legislative action, invited NJASA and other stakeholders to discuss the impact of the caps.
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
DARE America has not revised their Kir Elementary Curriculum to Meet the New Jersey Core Curriculum Standards.
NJASA Executive Director Dr. Richard Bozza breaks down the system for parents.
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NJDOE Has the Answers!
NJASA, in partnership with NJPSA and FEA with the support of NJDOE, encourages you to participate in the New Jersey Leadership Academy.
Attend NJASA high-quality purposeful professional development program.
Join the AASA Peer-to-Peer Innovation Network - There is no cost to participate.
NJDOE Introduces - NJ Educator Resource Exchange, a new website that will, over time, provide teachers with a massive inventory of resources they can use in the classroom as they implement the CCSS
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