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Legally Compliant IEPs (Special    Attendance, Residency, and    Developing Support Plans for    instruction and strengthen continuity of learning across a
                                                               variety of environments.
 Education Litigation Certificate   Homelessness Issues  At-Risk Students
 Program - Day 2 of 3)  Oct. 21, 2020; 9 am - Noon (Live Online plus additional self-  Oct. 22, 2020; 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm  Helping Students With Dyslexia
 Oct. 19, 2020; 9 am - 3 pm  paced content)  Presenters: David Nash, Esq., LEGAL ONE Director; Susan Coyle,
 Presenters: Sandra L. Jacques, Esq., LEGAL ONE Supervisor
        MA, Traumatic Loss Coalitions for Youth Coordinator for
 Presenters: John K. Worthington, Esq., LEGAL ONE Consultant   of Legal Research and Content Development & Diahann   Middlesex County, Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care  Be Resilient
 Fee: $100 Members/$125 Non-Members  DeRuggiero, MSW, M.Ed., Regional Director, McKinney-Vento   Fee: $40  Oct. 27, 2020; 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
 This workshop will provide an in-depth explanation of   Education of Homeless And Youth Program  The COVID-19 pandemic has reminded us in stark terms   Presenter: Suzanne Carreker, Ph.D., CALT–QI
 what courts expect to see in IEPs. Key components in IEPs   Fee: $100 Members/$125 Non-Members  how critical it is to have a strong safety net in place for our   Fee: Free
 that can render them both legally and technically sound,   This Blended Online Workshop will provide information   most vulnerable students. This webinar will review legal   Join Dr. Suzanne Carreker, CALT–QI, to learn about dyslexia,
 most notably the Present Level of Academic Achievement   about the legal requirements pertaining to student   requirements related to providing ongoing support for at-  what it looks like in today’s unique classrooms, and the
 and Functional Performance (PLAFP) and the goals and   attendance, residency and homelessness issues — including   risk student populations, including students struggling with   challenges students with dyslexia face. Using examples from
 objectives sections, will be identified. The session will also   what constitutes excused absences, legally required steps   mental health issues, students who have been the victim of   Lexia’s literacy solutions for students in grades pre-K–12,
 provide an overview of relevant laws and procedures for   for developing attendance improvement plans and when   HIB, students who have experienced traumatic losses and   we will explore how teachers and administrators can help
 serving students with disabilities. This session will focus on   to involve the court system. Participants will also gain an   students who are struggling with issues of gender identity   address those difficulties, including better understanding and
 combining best practices with educational strategies that are   understanding of how to properly determine residency,   and expression. The webinar reviews the legal duty of   employing structured literacy in the classroom.
 reasonable and practical for child study teams to utilize every   including forms of documentation to be considered, the   care owed and provides sample templates for developing
 day. The session will also provide up to date information   rights of students not residing with their parents or legal   support plans for students in need.   NJLA Series 7 Session 2: Climate
 on laws and guidance, including proposed changes to   guardians, and the due process involved when there is
 legislation affecting the provision of services to students with   a dispute over student residency. Legal issues including   and Culture: Nurturing Strong, Resilient
 disabilities during the current pandemic, and an opportunity   eligibility, resources and services available to homeless    The Principal/AP/VP’s Survival   Relationships for Adults and Students
 to discuss and address issues regarding the provision of   students will also be addressed. Participants will be   Guide!  Oct. 27, 2020; 9 am - 1 pm
 special education and related services to students with   provided with resources and best practices for addressing
 disabilities while schools are operating pursuant to guidance   chronic absenteeism and strategies for conducting   Oct. 22, 2020; 9 am - 3 pm  Fee: $450 for a 3-session Academy. Participants must register
                                                               for all three sessions. Click here to see the description.
 and laws necessitated by the current pandemic.   residency investigations. The impact of and considerations   Presenters: Sandra L. Jacques, Esq., LEGAL ONE Supervisor
        of Legal Research and Content Development; James J. Sarto,
 pertaining to Covid-19 will also be addressed. Participants   Ed.S., Coordinator - Leaders to Leaders Program
 will be provided opportunities for small group discussion of   Fee: $100 Members/$125 Non-Members   Understanding Evolving Legal
 Listen, Learn, Act: Solving Dynamic   how to address various scenarios.
 School Challenges in Real-Time  This workshop will address current developments in a   Requirements for Staff Evaluation and
        variety of legal issues, including HIB case law and legislative
 Oct. 20, 2020: 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm  issues, TEACHNJ regulations and Arbitration Decisions,   Discipline
 Presenter: Matt Macy SLED Director, and Kristen Marshall    NJLA Series 7 Session 1: The Equity   student safety, workplace harassment, recent legislative   Oct. 27, 2020; 12:30 pm - 3 pm
 Customer Success Manager, Medallia  Imperative: Embracing the Change   enactments, student health issues, social media, First   Presenters: David Nash, Esq., LEGAL ONE Director; John
 Fee: Free  Equity Inspire   Amendment rights and responsibilities, and other current   Farinella, Esq., NJPSA Legal Counsel and former high school
 Today’s educational environment has dramatically   Oct. 22, 2020; 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm   and ongoing school law topics, including COVID-19 and   Fee: $60 Members/$75 Non-Members
 accelerated the ways in which schools engage with their   racial discrimination/disparity issues.
 students, parents, and educator across a wide variety of   Fee: $450 for a 3-session Academy. Participants must register   In this workshop, participants will gain an understanding of
 for all three sessions. Click here to see the description.
 interactive communication tools, including teleconferencing,   key aspects of the most recent NJDOE guidance regarding
 video, SMS/text, and social media. As school/district leaders    The Connected Action Roadmap:   staff evaluation, and recently enacted legislation impacting
 face challenging decisions on a daily basis, accessing the    Special Education Tools, Tricks   Tools to Strengthen Virtual Teaching   staff evaluation. Key issues to be addressed will include:
 critical data to understand the evolving needs of parents,   and Techniques: Progress Monitoring,   • regulatory reqs included in the NJDOE guidance
 children and teachers is essential. In this webinar, learn about   and Learning (PSEL Standards 4, 7,   • health and safety protocols during the eval. process,
 a free service offered to all NJ school districts that will enable  Formal Evaluation, and Data   and 10)  incl. properly addressing the needs of supervisors w/
 leaders to:  Considerations during the Pandemic   Oct. 26, 2020; 9 am - 12:30 pm   underlying medical conditions
 • gather feedback in real-time from parents, students,   (PSEL Standards 3,4, 5, and 6)  Presenters: Emil Carafa, Coordinator of Professional Learning,   • observation & evaluation of teaching staff members
 teachers, and staff to understand what the majority of   Oct. 22, 2020; 9 am - Noon  FEA; Vicki Duff, Coordinator of Professional Learning, FEA;   working remotely;
 stakeholders (not just the loudest) need;   Fee: $60 Members/$75 Non-Members  Donna McInerney, Ed.D., CEO of FEA  • and more!
 • become proactive- continually adapt using live time   Presenter: Teresa Herrero Taylor, PhD BCBA-D, Director of   Fee: $60 Members/$75 Non-Members
 feedback to improve school policies, operations, and   Special Services, Jackson Township Public Schools, Chair of   Addressing student learning gaps, ensuring high quality
 student equity; and     the NJPSA Special Education Committee  instruction for all students, and fostering continuity of    School Climate in a Virtual World:
 • apply AI and machine learning to uncover patterns   This half-day program will provide strategies to address the   learning across virtual, in-person and blended learning   Leveraging the Power of School
 and trends, analyze issues, and predict stakeholder   challenges posed to special education processes during   environments are three of the most profound instructional   Climate Teams (PSEL Standards 3 5, 7
 behavior.  COVID-19. Flexible options will be presented for evaluating   challenges facing educators today. In order to meet these
 student needs, determining appropriate interventions,   challenges, schools need a systems-based approach and   and 10)
 monitoring student progress, and documentation of   concrete tools that can drive the work of educators. The   Oct. 28, 2020; 9 am - Noon
  NJLA Series 7 Session 2: Climate   instruction/services. These strategies can be used by school   Connected Action Roadmap (CAR) provides a sustainable   Presenter: Pat O’Keefe, FEA Consultant
 and Culture: Nurturing Strong, Resilient   districts regardless if instruction is in-person, hybrid, or   process for professional learning communities (PLCs) to   Fee: Free
        collaboratively and effectively implement high quality,
 Relationships for Adults and Students  remote. Specific tools and resources will be shared with   standards-aligned instruction and assessment. Supported by   What is a school climate team (SCT) and how can it be a
 participants for their own personal use.
                                                               powerful force for equity and healing during the pandemic?
 Oct. 21, 2020; 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm   the NJ Department of Education and the leading educational   How can the SCT foster a positive school climate and address
 Fee: $450 for a 3-session Academy. Participants must register   organizations across the state, CAR was recently used by   students’ trauma and social, emotional and learning needs
 for all three sessions. Click here to see the description.   teams of educators from across the state working with the   in a virtual world? Let’s take a look at Essential SEL Questions
        NJDOE to develop K-12 ELA and Math instructional units
        with common student learning objectives derived from   and how School Climate Teams can use specific and practical
        the NJ Student Learning Standards. These resources, when   “Do Now” strategies for SEL implementation. Lots of tools
        combined with the CAR conversations, offer a powerful   and resources will be provided for immediate use.
        toolkit for PLCs to address learning gaps, ensure high quality
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