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                                                                                                                                                                       All workshops are virtual unless otherwise specified.

                                Dear Friends,                                      to announce a new suite of self-paced online courses                                workshops, and in-district coaching. The FEA savings account            Supervisor Certification (Standard), and School Administrator

                                It is often that when we face our biggest          addressing the most critical and relevant best practices, which                     is also a great way to streamline the approval process with your        Certification (CE) through the NJEXCEL Program. Recently, we
                                challenges, we discover new and better ways        will be available on the Canvas platform in late January. You can                   Board by having all school or district professional learning costs      launched the NJTLC program leading to the Teacher Leader
                                to move forward into a brighter future. When       find more on these online courses, which include topics such                        approved at once, until the $5,000 worth of programming is used.        Endorsement. We hope to see you at one of our upcoming
                                the world was forced to confront the realities     as social-emotional learning, culturally responsive practices,                      To sign up or learn more about the Savings Account, please contact  information sessions.
                                of a pandemic, the education community             special education, formative assessment, teaching and learning                      Emil Carafa at                                       As challenging as 2020 has been in our schools and districts, the
                                stood tall and shifted into emergency remote       in a virtual environment, equity, anti-bullying, school climate and                 STAR ADVANTAGE: If you are a Premier Active, Private School,            future of education depends on high quality professional learning
           learning, creating virtual classrooms, and developing online live       culture, and the Connected Action Roadmap, on page 46.  The                         or Organizational NJPSA member, don’t forget to choose one              and collaboration by educators to apply new learning in order to
           and recorded teaching and learning lessons. As the months have          FEA Online Suite provides an excellent opportunity for school                       starred workshop or designated online courses per year (July 1 -        strengthen teaching, learning, and leading. FEA’s Professional
           mounted, hybrid models have become the norm in many districts,          and district teams to learn, work, and grow together. You may find                  June 30) at no cost. Other membership levels are not eligible for       Learning can be the key to applying this new knowledge and
           and all educators have strengthened their remote learning               online learning more conducive to teams, as you will not need to                    the Star Advantage Program. If you are unable to attend a program  making a better future. Thank you for participating in our
           practices.                                                              find coverage for simultaneous absences in your buildings.                          for which you have registered, call or write seven days prior to the    programs, spreading the word, and setting such a high standard
           At FEA, we too have been bolstering our online professional             LEGAL ONE: LEGAL ONE continues to expand and elevate                                program date to request the STAR benefit be credited back to your       of leadership.
           learning offerings, utilizing several platforms for recorded,           its offerings to include not only live and pre-recorded online                      account.                                                                Enjoy the catalog and thank you for partnering with NJPSA/FEA
           live, and interactive sessions. Since March, we have held               sessions and webinars on the legal topics that you need every                       IN-DISTRICT PROGRAMS: FEA also conducts in-district                     for your professional learning needs. I hope to see you at one or
           more than 70 webinars that have been attended by more                   year, but also new series, certificate programs, and packages                       programs for almost every workshop we offer in which our                more of our sessions.
           than 35,000 participants. We have also hosted dozens of                 of complementary courses that, taken together, can lead to in-                      trainers work with your entire administrative team and teachers
           roundtable discussions, NJPSA committee meetings, one-day               depth applicable knowledge of the most comprehensive legal                          so that everyone can immediately apply the techniques you learn
           workshops, in-districts, a wide array of LEGAL ONE offerings,           issues. Throughout the COVID-19 period, the LEGAL ONE team                          and the knowledge you gain into your schools. In most years, we         Sincerely,
           the New Jersey Leadership Academy, the one-day Virtual Fall             hosted numerous webinars to provide you with the very latest on                     would travel to your district to conduct these trainings in-person,
           Conference, NJEXCEL and NJTLC classes, and NJ Leaders to                guidance given by the Department of Education. Finally, look for                    this year, we are providing in-district training online through
           Leaders mentoring meetings, all using Zoom and other similar            the launch of the new LEGAL ONE podcast this February. For                          Zoom. We anticipate that soon we will be offering your choice of
           platforms.                                                              more on the upcoming LEGAL ONE offerings, see this message                          in-person or remote in-district learning. For a program tailored to     Donna McInerney, Ed.D.

           To ensure the health and safety of all of our participants, all         from David Nash, Esq.                                                               your needs, contact Christy Stoehr at, or for         CEO of FEA
           FEA programs will be held online at least through June 2021.            PROFESSIONAL LEARNING SAVINGS ACCOUNT: I am also                                    requests regarding LEGAL ONE, please contact Ameena Terrell at
           We will expand, improve and perfect these sessions so that we           thrilled to announce the success of our new Savings Account.              
           can continue to offer online options and hybrid models when we          Many school districts in New Jersey have already taken advantage                    SCHOOL LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS: Another important
           return to in-person professional learning.                              of this opportunity to fund an FEA account at $5,000 up front,                      pathway of professional learning is through certification programs
           NEW ONLINE LEARNING SUITE: In addition to our current                   and then use that money throughout the year for the professional                    that deepen your knowledge and expertise while advancing your
                                                                                   learning needs of their staff. Benefits of this savings plan include
           LEGAL ONE online course offerings, we are extremely excited             reduced pricing for all FEA and LEGAL ONE workshops, in-district                    career. At NJPSA/FEA, more than 2,000 educational leaders from
                                                                                                                                                                       across the state have earned their Principal Certification (CE),
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