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Reading with Purpose Summit: Understanding and Aligning Instructional Practice with the Science of Reading

Join us Monday, June 10th for our Reading with Purpose Summit: Understanding and Aligning Instructional Practice with the Science of Reading, an in-person professional learning collaboration hosted by Penguin Random House Education and Molly Ness, PhD. This summit will feature an exciting line-up of education thought-leaders and Penguin Random House authors discussing practical and engaging […]

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Improving Your 2024-2025 Mathematics Program

How school and district leaders can prepare this summer for the 2024/25 school year. During this 1-hour webinar, trusted K-12 national mathematics expert Dr. Timothy D. Kanold will provide research-affirmed protocols to guide your school, district, or department in proactively preparing for the upcoming 2024–2025 school year. Identify previous grade-level standards not yet Determine where

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New Jersey School Choice Expo

Hello New Jersey! We hope you will join us at War Memorial’s Washington Ballroom, just outside the New Jersey State Capitol, on Friday, January 26th from 10:00am – 1:00pm. This event will highlight the many models currently serving families, and our learners. This event will provide an opportunity for legislators to hear from New Jersey

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NJ Department of Education – Foundational Literacy Instruction Professional Development Educator Series

Are you a K-3 educator passionate about fostering a love for reading and learning among young students? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you! The New Jersey Department of Education is proud to present a groundbreaking Foundational Literacy Instruction Professional Development, organized in collaboration with Children’s Literacy Initiative. This comprehensive seven-part series is

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Chalkbeat’s Cara Fitzpatrick with Wesley Morris: The Death of Public School

This program is co-sponsored by Chalkbeat New York and The New York Public Library’s Center for Educators and Schools. Chalkbeat New York is a nonprofit news organization committed to covering one of the most important stories: the effort to improve schools for all children, especially those who have historically lacked access to a quality education. Want

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Newark Grows School Gardens Mini-Grant

This mini-grant program is supported through The Nourishing Newark Community Grants Program, a local funding opportunity developed to convene multiple sectors (non-profits, schools, urban farmers, community gardeners, and others) to work collectively and pool resources to more effectively fight food insecurity in our community.  Through this mini-grant program, Greater Newark Conservancy will award Newark public

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FREE PD: Teaching the History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict Using Primary Sources

This self-paced, online course uses primary sources, videos, and engaging learning tools to trace the history of the Arab-Israeli conflict. You’ll start with the rise of Arab nationalism and Zionism, unpack the broken promises made during World War I, tackle the Mandate Era, the major wars and peace treaties, and reflect on the continuing conflict

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HISTORICAL AND CONTEMPORARY MANIFESTATIONS OF ANTISEMITISM

Through this 2-day, online program, educators will: Define contemporary manifestations of antisemitism, both different and the same as traditional forms of antisemitism present beforeand during the Holocaust; Discover and utilize classroom lessons and resources to help students explore the persistenceand impact of antisemitism worldwide; Explore ways to support students’ ability to recognize and actively to

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AMPL!FY Youth Voice Symposium

Youth Communication and national education leaders will discuss strategies to address complex education challenges and create culturally responsive learning communities to: Help young people heal from experiences with racism, sexism, and other injustices Support students to achieve their personal and academic goals Uplift teen voices in a world that too often marginalizes them This event is in-person in

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Election Day PD Workshop: Connecting the Dots on Students’ Networks (CTLE credit hours)

Research consistently shows the value of networks for students in building confidence and making connections to support their academic and career goals. In this workshop, participants will explore the importance of networking skills for students and learn more about a four-part framework developed by the Christensen Institute that highlights the key components of strong networks.

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Election Day PD Workshop: Making Quality Decisions in Enrollment (CTLE credit hours)

Coaching students to make informed decisions about their postsecondary path is a key aspect of effective advising. To help students in navigating the many aspects that make for a strong fit, OneGoal applies a “Quality Enrollment” framework. In this workshop, we’ll explore the framework and reflect on strategies to support students in these decisions.  

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PD Workshop: Navigating Mental Health Supports (CTLE credit hours)

A dynamic conversation to engage school leaders, educators, and counselors in reflection about perspectives of their school community. In discussing the challenges borne not only by themselves as practitioners but also by their students, stakeholders will connect as a community to share and learn from each other.   This workshop will feature a panel of

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MANA CONTEMPORARY PRESENTS BEN MILLER’S PAINTINGS OF “ENDANGERED RIVERS”

Mana Contemporary is pleased to sponsor the creation of Endangered Rivers paintings by Montana-based artist Ben Miller from September 10 through September 13, 2022. This four-day residency will allow Miller to create and exhibit work in response to the ecological terrain that inspires him throughout Jersey City’s natural habitats. Participating organizations will include Liberty Science

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NYC is promising to overhaul literacy in NYC schools. What will it take?

This fall, changes are coming to New York City classrooms. Education department officials say they will require all elementary schools to adopt a phonics-based reading program — a potentially seismic shift in how tens of thousands of public school students are taught to read. Before the coronavirus hit, less than half of the city’s students

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Differentiation Strategies from the First Day to the Last

Workshop participants will gain a toolbox of ready-to-use differentiation strategies to ensure optimal success for every learner in this 90-minute live webinar. Powerful keys to unlock student motivation and increase academic rigor through student engagement will get the school year off to a great start. This workshop will enable educators to leave with powerful, proven

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Teacher Interview Event

We are looking for excellent educators to join our KIPP NJ team! K-12 educators interested in teaching in our schools in Newark or Camden are invited to attend – this is an incredible opportunity to showcase your skills as a educator and even get an on-the-spot job offer so that you have a new KIPP

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Torch Leadership Academy – 2022 Summer Leadership Program

Torch Leadership Academy, a NJ nonprofit organization, is excited to announce our four-day leadership development summer program! TORCH’s 2022 Summer Program will take place at Stockton University from Saturday, July 23 to Tuesday, July 26, 2022. For over 25 years, our staff has worked together to support the development of young leaders, something we know

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Student mental health: What schools are (or should be) doing this year

Anxiety. Depression. Cabin fever. Isolation. These words appeared over and over when we asked our readers in New York City and Newark earlier this year to tell us how the pandemic impacted their school communities. We heard from 275 parents, students, and teachers — and the responses were jarring. Relatives had died of COVID, and

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Berkeley College Virtual Summer Career Workshops

Berkeley College invites high school students to explore dynamic professions during Career Week, from Monday, July 12, to Thursday, July 15, 2021.  Faculty and industry experts will discuss careers in fashion, national security, criminal justice, legal studies, graphic design, game design, business leadership, healthcare and interior design during a virtual Summer Workshop series. The 90-minute

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