Tuesday - Making SGOs Work, by NJEA (Virtual) TeachNJ requires multiple measures of student growth. AchieveNJ requires all teachers to create Student Growth Objects (SGOs) to measure their impact on student learning. This workshop moves beyond the regulatory requirements and pushes participants to more deeply explore diverse possibilities when designing SGOs that will effectively inform […]
Thursday - Productive Post Observation Conference, by NJEA, In Person @TEA Office A key component of effective educator evaluation is the use of post-observation conferences. These conferences serve to reflect on the work of the teacher, and in an accountability system, are used to develop a shared understanding of an educator’s “score.” This workshop will focus […]
Thursday - Building Positive Home, School, & Community Relationships, by NJEA (Virtual) This workshop emphasizes that education is a shared responsibility: parents and the local community working collaboratively with school staff. Participants will examine behaviors that inhibit trust, cooperation and communication and identify effective strategies that will promote mutually supportive home–school partnerships.
Thursday - Inclusive Curricula, by NJEA (Virtual) Throughout this session, participants will become familiar with New Jersey's statutory curriculum inclusion requirements, including Holocaust, Amistad, LGBTQIA+, Persons with Disabilities, Asian American Pacific Islander, and Diversity and Inclusion mandates. Together, we will discuss and explore the purpose behind inclusive curricula as participants unpack the language behind each […]
Thursday - Cyberbullying: Awareness and Prevention for Educators, by NJEA (Virtual) This workshop will share information about what our students are doing online and strategies to help them understand some of the potential dangers they face. We will discuss strategies for educators to communicate these dangers to students. We will explore the various forms of […]