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• Create robust structures to empower teacher leader   Education’s Tiered System of Supports. Emphasis will be
            voices in the decision-making process and enhance   placed on collaborative consultation and strategies and
            teacher leaders’ ability to support the instructional cycle  techniques for using objective data, school and community
          • Build a blueprint to enhance shared and skillful   resources, and creativity in problem solving and planning
            leadership through the development of teacher leaders.  I&RS cases. There will be a focus on applying structure and
                                                               systematic procedures to the coordinated planning and
                                                               delivery of effective programs of I&RS.
            Diving-In to Design the NJDOE-CAR
        Instructional Units (PSEL Standards 4, 7,                  NJLA Series 7 Session 1:
        and 10)                                                The Equity Imperative: Embracing
        Oct. 1, 2020; 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
        Fee: Free                                              the Change Equity Inspire
        Presenter: Emil Carafa, Vicki Duff & Susan Gilbert,    Oct. 5, 2020; 9 am - 1 pm
        Coordinator of Professional Learning, FEA              Fee: $450 for a 3-session Academy. Participants must register
        The pandemic has changed the landscape as we know      for all three sessions. Click here to see the description.
        it, in so many ways. Yet the question about instruction
        remains the same; “What did our students learn?” Never     Strengthening Community in Your
        has this question been more important, and never have
        we had a need to look more deeply at seeking answers to   Elementary School (PSEL Standards 1,
        this question. This professional development workshop   5, 6, and 10)
        will engage educational leaders and teachers to examine   Oct. 5, 2020; 9 am - 3 pm
        how the NJDOE-CAR Instructional Units can serve as a   Presenter: Dennis Morolda
        platform for identifying what was taught, measuring what   Fee: $100 Members/$125 Non-Members
        was learned, and carving a direction for instruction to
        move forward. Participants will take a deep-dive into newly   Join elementary school leaders and supervisors for this
        created resources to support the Instructional Unit template   interactive professional development experience focusing
        and design instructional plans for use in your district. This   on practical ways to re-establish community in your school
        workshop will help participants identify a plan for addressing   during the COVID-19 crisis. This highly engaging professional
        the important question of “What did we teach during    development will examine practical strategies that can be
        emergent distant learning, and what did our students learn?”  utilized virtually and when students are back in the building.
                                                               Gain a robust collection of community building practices
                                                               to support elementary teachers and students to meet their
               HIB Law Update                                  social and emotional needs in the classroom. Help students
        Oct. 2, 2020; 9 am - 3 pm                              feel connected and empowered through strong inclusive
        Presenters: David Nash, Esq., LEGAL ONE Director; Sandra L.   virtual and face to face community building practices.
        Jacques, Esq., LEGAL ONE Supervisor of Legal Research and   • Gain an in-depth collection of morning meeting/
        Content Development                                        advisory time to address developmentally appropriate
        Fee: $100 Members/$125 Non-Members                         SEL competencies (self-awareness, self-management,
        Recent events will have a major impact on how school       social awareness, responsible decision-making,
        districts implement New Jersey’s Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights,   relationship skills)
        and it is essential that you know the latest, including the   • Re-establish/create strong communities (face to face
        most recent state and federal case law, and recent guidance   and virtually)
        on addressing issues related to COVID-19, racial injustice and   • Establish look/sound/feel expectations that meet
        other current events. How should school districts address   elementary school student needs (relationship,
        issues that occurred during the statewide closure? How     autonomy, competence, fun, safety)
        do we conduct virtual investigations? What happens when
        students make posts on social media that are potentially   • Share ideas and strategies that you/your staff have
        hurtful to other students, but mirror comments from our    utilized during virtual learning
        elected leaders? What new behaviors may emerge that
        constitute HIB as schools return to in-person instruction?    Hot Issues in Special Education
        Don’t miss this critical opportunity to have your questions
        addressed on these and other emerging HIB issues.      Law
                                                               Oct. 5, 2020; 9 am - 3 pm
                                                               Presenters: John K. Worthington, Esq., LEGAL ONE Consultant;
            Intervention and Referral Services:                Barbara Gantwerk, FEA Coordinator of Special Projects
        The Next Generation (PSEL Standards,                   Fee: $100 Members/$125 Non-Members
        3, 5, and 10)                                          The session will provide up to date information on
                                                               laws and guidance, including proposed changes to
        Oct. 2, 2020; 9 am - 1 pm                              legislation affecting the provision of services to students
        Presenter: Gary Vermeire, FEA Consultant               with disabilities during the current pandemic, and an
        Fee: $100 Members/$125 Non-Members                     opportunity to discuss and address issues regarding
        This activity-based session is designed to provide I&RS   the provision of special education and related services
        team members and school staff responsible for I&RS with   to students with disabilities while schools are operating
        specific concepts, tools, techniques, and practice in assessing   pursuant to guidance and laws necessitated by the current
        and addressing students’ learning, behavior and health   pandemic. This session will include the latest guidance
        difficulties, consistent with the New Jersey Department of
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