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 conference is part of the ongoing statewide effort to promote the principles of UDL in NJ classrooms.
"The Association of School Administrators supports this legislation and applauds Senators Sweeney and Ruiz for their leadership and a long, overdue analysis of the school funding system," said Melanie Schulz, of the NJASA. (7/11)
As part of A Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation grant, AASA is seeking 20 aspiring female leaders, who have exhibited professional excellence and a commitment to their work in the education field to participate in the Women in School Leadership Initiative. (6/13)
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)
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.
Shared Services, Consolidation and Administrative Costs - Separating Fact from Fiction!
His commitment to special needs students resulted in the development of a model inclusion program that eliminated academic and social barriers for the students.
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)
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM North Plainfield Admin Camp
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Universal Design for Learning: Making a Choice for Student Achievement
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Officers Meeting
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Membership Committee Meeting