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confabulation (followed by an optional happy-hour reception    A Proactive Approach to
        and networking opportunity), will fill the afternoon. Join us!
                                                               Addressing Vaping, Substance Abuse,

               Education, Law Enforcement, and                 and Mental Health
                                                               Sep. 30, 2020; 9 am - 3 pm
        Racial Justice                                         Presenters: David Nash, Esq., LEGAL ONE Director
        Sep. 29, 2020; 9 am - 1 pm                             Fee: $150
        Presenters: David Nash, Esq., LEGAL ONE Director; Larry   Sponsored by LEGAL ONE & ASAPNJ
        Leverett, Ed.D., Coordinator, New Jersey Network of
        Superintendents, former Superintendent, former Assistant   The student assistance coordinator wears many hats.
        Commissioner, NJDOE, Leverett Education; Adam Drew, CEO,   The SAC is expected to ensure that the entire district
        Three Corners Law Enforcement                          is effectively addressing issues of substance abuse,
        Fee: $100 Members/$125 Non-Members                     and related challenges such as mental health, family
        Having a positive and productive relationship between   dysfunction, and student safety. This includes providing
        education and law enforcement is more important than   direct student services, leading professional development
        ever, as the nation and world grapple with the dual    and ensuring effective policies and protocols are in place.
        pandemics of racial injustice and COVID-19. This session   This presentation will address emerging trends in student
        will review key components of the Memorandum of        substance abuse, and provide a framework for an effective
        Agreement Between Education and Law Enforcement,       district-wide approach that involves all key stakeholders. As
        examine the role of the SRO and school security personnel,   a result of this presentation, participants will:
        provide tools for addressing issues of implicit bias, and   • Have the latest information on vaping and other
        offer a framework for ensuring legally sound and effective   substance use trends, and the potential health impacts
        policies, practices and protocols are in place.            for students,
                                                                 • Understand evolving legal requirements related to
            NJLA Series 7 Session 1:                               addressing substance abuse, child abuse prevention,
                                                                   and student mental health while ensuring student
        The Equity Imperative: Embracing                           confidentiality as required,
        the Change Equity Inspire                                • Have access to sample policies, procedures and
        Sep. 29, 2020; 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm                          templates that ensure legal compliance and a more
                                                                   coherent, effective approach, and
        Fee: $450 for a 3-session Academy. Participants must register
        for all three sessions. Click here to see the description.   • Have strategies for effectively engaging other key
                                                                   stakeholders, including school administrators, parents
                                                                   and the community
        Listen, Learn, Act: Solving Dynamic                    Participants will also receive pre-recorded content that
        School Challenges in Real-Time                         addresses issues related to COVID-19 and SAC duties.
        Sep. 30, 2020; 3:30 pm - 4: 30 pm
        Presenters: Leslie Stretch, CEO of Medallia.
        Fee: Free
        While we never know what the future holds, what makes
        the 2020-2021 academic year especially challenging is that   October
        we do not have a playbook for educating students in the
        middle of a pandemic. K-12 schools are trying to balance
        an operating plan with daily changes to evolving safety and
        health regulations.                                        Envisioning the Power of Teacher
        The current environment has dramatically accelerated   Leadership (PSEL Standards 3 and 6
        the use of interactive communication tools, including   and Teacher Leader Model Standards -
        teleconferencing, video, SMS/text, and social media, how K-12
        schools engage with their students, parents, and educators   Domain VII)
        today, and the feedback they provide, impacts the school’s   Oct. 1, 2020; 9 am - Noon
        reputation.  Schools must understand parents, children, and   Presenter: Monica Goncalves, FEA Consultant
        educators’ needs, knowing that they will change and evolve as   Fee: $60 Members/$75 Non-Members
        the academic year progresses.  Join our webinar, where we will   Teacher leaders play a vital role in the cycle of continuous
        demonstrate how your district can:                     improvement in schools. As knowledgeable peers, they
          • Gather feedback in real-time from parents, students,   support colleagues in developing highly refined instructional
            teachers, and staff to understand what the majority of   practice designed to meet the diverse needs of each student,
            stakeholders need; not the loudest                 influence policy discussions related to student learning and
          • Become proactive: continually adapt using live time   facilitate learning conversations to solve complex problems
            feedback to improve school policies, operations, and   of practice. Leaders will:
            student equity                                       • Define the multiple roles that teacher leaders can play
          • Apply AI and machine learning to uncover patterns and   • Identify qualities of teacher leaders
            trends, analyze issues, and predict stakeholder behavior  • Discuss the role of central office and building leaders in
                                                                   identifying and empowering teacher leaders to impact
                                                                   the collaborative culture of teaching and learning
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