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Click the title to view info. presented by Megan Sullivan, Emergency Response Coordinator, Disaster and Terrorism Branch, NJ Dept. of Human Services, Division of Mental Health & Addiction Services
On March 18, 2013, at the NJASA Representative Assembly, NJDOE Presented a PowerPoint titled, CCSS & PARCC (slides 1-34) and Educator Evaluation 2013-2014 (slides 35-73)
Annual NJASA/NJAPSA Spring Conference – “Weathering the Storm with Optimism”- May 20-22, 2013 – Caesars, Atlantic City - NJ EDUCATION COMMISSIONER CERF HAS APPROVED LODGING FOR THE NIGHTS OF MAY 20 AND 21, 2013.
Judge’s Reversal of Bullying Ruling Upheld by State Education Chief
Op-Ed: Looking Back and Forging Ahead - AchieveNJ through the Lens of a Pilot Superintendent - By: Laura C. Morana, Superintendent, Red Bank Borough Schools
“Senior DOE leaders continue at a very high level to engage NJASA and school superintendents on new initiatives through communications and discussion,” said Richard Bozza, the NJASA’s executive director. “They get a high grade for communication outreach.”
This brief addresses problems with, and disinformation about New Jersey’s Student Growth Percentile (SGP) measures which are proposed by New Jersey Department of Education officials, to be used for evaluating teachers and principals and rating local public schools.
Professional development helps Chief Education Officers stay on top of educational developments and best practices. Dr. Richard Bozza invites CEOs to attend an upcoming professional development event, the 31st Annual Spring Conference.
NJASA Executive Director Dr. Richard Bozza notes, "The state does need to keep the discussions going as strategies, technologies, and attitudes change."
All terms are for a year and effective July 1, 2013.
The challenge for schools and their communities is to balance the safety of students while allowing them the freedom they need to learn. NJASA Dr. Richard G. Bozza testifies before the New Jersey SAFE Task Force.
The state takeover of Camden public schools and new guidelines for implementing teacher evaluations have dominated local headlines recently, as well as the continuing concern for school safety in the wake of the Newtown tragedy. To discuss those issues, NJ Today turned to Richard Bozza, Executive Director of the New Jersey Association of School Administrators (NJASA).
The Wall Street Journal, My Central Jersey, NJ 101.5, The Star-Ledger, The Record, CBS New York, NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM, NJ Today with Mike Schneider
A Message from NJDOE Chief Academic Officer Tracey Severns
NJASA Executive Director Dr. Rich Bozza said, “They’re trying to serve the cake before it’s baked.”
Another impetus for the shuffling of interims - the Salary Cap
to DARE New Jersey for the legal fees spent opposing the use of an untested curriculum...
The Burlington Township School District celebrated the accomplishments of Dr. Chris Manno … as he was officially named New Jersey’s Superintendent of the Year.
Online and blended learning is the new paradigm for education in New Jersey's schools, says Dr. Bozza, Executive Director of the New Jersey Association of School Administrators.
Executive Director Bozza states, " We must and we shall overcome the hurdle of traditional and institutional thinking of the past, as well as the obstacle of contract language with educators’ working conditions that look to the models of the past and not to the future of their students."
a governing state in The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, is currently developing the next generation assessments to be administered in Spring 2015.
Express significant concerns about early identification of PARCC technology requirements - especially the devices.
Anne H. Gallagher, a spokeswoman for the association, said the board has not decided whether to appeal to the state Supreme Court.
To Ease the Regulatory Burden on Schools
Says caps are legal and contracts that roll over are for term only.
Let’s examine data in one area that is often assumed to yield great savings – Administrative Costs.
A handful of early cases address misconduct and inefficiency, a charge stemming from teachers' classroom performance
Government leaders actually compounded the tax burden they set out to fix by imposing the salary cap.
On eve of budget hearing, increased debt service on school construction grants blunts Christie’s funding promises
...up 4 percent from the year before, the state said Wednesday.
The Board of Education (BOE) unanimously agreed to support a resolution calling for the repeal of the state cap on superintendent salaries at its March 11 meeting after citing concerns that many qualified candidates are now looking to work out of state as a result of its passage.
...Cerf announced that standardized test scores will count for no more than 35 percent of those teachers’ annual ratings.
The challenge to New Jersey: Break it.