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                                Dear Friends,                                      bullying, school climate and culture, on page 56. The FEA Online                    STAR ADVANTAGE: If you are a Premier Active, Private School,            Thanks to all of you for the leadership and professionalism
                                                                                   Learning Suite provides an excellent opportunity for school and                     or Organizational NJPSA member, don’t forget to choose one              you have shown throughout this pandemic. It has truly been
                                It is hard to believe that a year has passed       district teams to learn, work, and grow together. Online learning                   starred workshop or designated online courses per year (July            an inspiration to us all, and we are grateful for the tremendous
                                since the beginning of the pandemic. It is         can be more conducive to teams, as you will not need to find                        1 - June 30) at no cost. Other membership levels are not eligible       dedication you have shown to your students, staff, and
                                encouraging to see optimism growing as more        coverage for simultaneous absences in your buildings.                               for the Star Advantage Program. If you are unable to attend a           community. Enjoy the catalog and thank you for partnering with
                                and more New Jerseyans are receiving the                                                                                               program for which you have registered, call or write seven days         NJPSA/FEA for your professional learning needs. I hope to see
                                COVID vaccine every day, and we can begin          LEGAL ONE: LEGAL ONE continues to expand and elevate                                prior to the program date to request the STAR benefit be credited       you at one or more of our sessions.
                                to look forward to a more realistic possibility of   its offerings to include not only live and pre-recorded online                    back to your account.
           a return to pre-pandemic days in the not-too-distant future.            sessions and webinars on the legal topics that you need every
                                                                                   year, but also new series, certificate programs, and packages of                    IN-DISTRICT PROGRAMS: FEA also conducts in-district
           As educators, it is in our DNA to continuously reflect on what we       complementary courses that, taken together, can lead to in-depth                    programs for almost every workshop we offer in which our                Sincerely,
           have learned during this year, and how we can best continue             applicable knowledge of the most comprehensive legal issues.                        trainers work with your entire administrative team and teachers
           to provide the professional learning and school leadership              LEGAL ONE’s newest venture is the recent launch of the new                          so that everyone can immediately apply the techniques you learn
           services you need and deserve. In this catalog, you will find the       LEGAL ONE Podcast, with new episodes available on Apple                             and the knowledge you gain into your schools. In most years, we         Donna McInerney, Ed.D.
           FORWARD IN THE FALL SERIES of FEA professional learning                 Podcasts, Google Play, and Spotify every Monday.                                    would travel to your district to conduct these trainings in-person.     CEO of FEA
           programs, designed to address the most critical needs as you                                                                                                This year, we are providing in-district training online through
           plan for spring and summer learning. All of our sessions will           PROFESSIONAL LEARNING SAVINGS ACCOUNT: Many                                         Zoom. We anticipate that soon we will be offering your choice of
           be held online through August 2021 and we are hopeful that in           school districts in New Jersey have already taken advantage of                      in-person or remote in-district learning. For a program tailored to
           the coming months, we will begin to plan for a return to some           the Professional Learning Savings Account, through which they                       your needs, contact Christy Stoehr at cstoehr@njpsa.org, or for
           in-person and hybrid learning perhaps as early as Fall 2021. In         fund an FEA account at $5,000 up front, and then use that money                     requests regarding LEGAL ONE, please contact Ameena Terrell at
           the meantime, we have been bolstering our online professional           throughout the year for the professional learning needs of their                    aterrell@njpsa.org.
           learning offerings, utilizing several platforms for recorded, live,     staff. Benefits of this savings plan include reduced pricing for all
           and interactive sessions.                                               FEA and LEGAL ONE workshops, in-district workshops, and in-                         SCHOOL LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS: Another important
                                                                                   district coaching. The FEA savings account is also a great way                      pathway of professional learning is through certification programs
           FEA ONLINE LEARNING SUITE: In addition to our current                   to streamline the approval process with your Board by having all                    that deepen your knowledge and expertise while advancing your
           LEGAL ONE online course offerings, we are extremely excited to          school or district professional learning costs approved at once,                    career. At NJPSA/FEA, more than 2,000 educational leaders from
           announce a new suite of self-paced online courses addressing            until the $5,000 worth of programming is used. To learn more or                     across the state have earned their Principal Certification (CE),
           the most relevant best practices, which are now available on the        sign up for the reminder of the current school year or for the 2021-                Supervisor Certification (Standard), and School Administrator
           Canvas platform. You can find more on these online courses,             22 school year, please contact Emil Carafa at ecarafa@njpsa.org.                    Certification (CE) through the NJEXCEL Program. Recently, we
           which include topics such as social-emotional learning, culturally                                                                                          launched the NJTLC program leading to the Teacher Leader
           responsive practices, special education, formative assessment,                                                                                              Endorsement. We hope to see you at one of our upcoming
           teaching and learning in a virtual environment, equity, anti-                                                                                               information sessions.
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