Chief Education Officer of the Somerville Public Schools, Dr. Timothy Purnell is named the 2015 Superintendent of the Year.
NJASA Has the Answer! Attend the Techspo Conference – January 29-30
“Today’s actions of the New Jersey State Board of Education regarding the New Jersey Quality Single Accountability Continuum (QSAC) waiver opportunity is most welcome news for New Jersey chief education officers and their staffs, “ said NJASA Executive Director Dr. Richard Bozza. (12/3)
Association testifies before the Joint Committee on the Public Schools regarding regionalization.
“NJASA is apprehensive that the in-depth studies required to examine school consolidation have not occurred. There’s an assumption that if schools get together there will be savings and that’s not necessarily the case.”
Shared Services, Consolidation and Administrative Costs - Separating Fact from Fiction!
Regular or Active NJASA members seeking to be nominated should send a letter of intent and resume to NJASA, c/o the Nominating Committee no later than January 16, 2015.
Join NJASA and NJSBA for an insightful morning session that will discuss the cycle of continuous improvement and recommended calendar of events; identification of district goals; reporting and rating progress toward goals; special conversation on selecting, evaluating and reporting merit goals; aligning BOE communications with district goals and priorities; and understanding the leadership skills element of the evaluation.
“Leadership – Putting Vision into Action” - May 13-15, 2015 – Caesars, Atlantic City, NJ
Deadline to Apply: January 30, 2015
Deadline to Apply: January 5, 2015
More than 400 chief education officers and school leaders traveled to the Parsippany-Troy Hills Township School District on Sept. 30th, the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools East Brunswick Campus on Oct. 17th and the Hammonton Public Schools on Nov. 10th to hear New Jersey Acting Education Commissioner David Hespe address, "Rising to the Challenge: The State of Education in New Jersey."
NJDOE has received a number of inquiries regarding the ability of parents and students to choose to not participate in the statewide assessment program, including the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) assessment. In an effort to clarify school district responsibility in this regard, the Department is providing the following guidance.
New statewide assessments to measure student achievement in high school Math and English graduation requirements, for the classes of 2016, 2017 and 2018, have been announced by the New Jersey Department of Education. Dr. Richard Bozza, Executive Director of NJASA explains what to expect for students earning a New Jersey high school diploma.
This decision is reflective of the New Jersey Department of Education’s (NJDOE) ongoing efforts of nearly seven years of planning and field testing to provide New Jersey students with demonstrated proficiencies for career or college ready paths and the ability to receive a state-endorsed high school diploma.
Rubin Smyers, 16, spent months pressuring his New Jersey high school for equal access under state and federal law.
Vote by lawmakers to change governing structure at state university could signal end to multiyear power struggle
Using different criteria, report finds New Jersey’s health and retirements benefits for public employees are less generous than plans in most other states
While a number of projects are in the works, funding for Abbott districts is running low – and is virtually depleted for non-Abbott school projects
Setback in Bacon v. NJDOE only temporary, plaintiff's lawyers say, but decision frees state to focus on upcoming school budget
Topics acting commissioner tackles: Abbott v. Burke, salary caps, state-takeover districts, school choice and, inevitably, Cami Anderson
Hespe is an effective communicator and has earned the respect of school leaders throughout his career, said Anne Gallagher, director of communications for the New Jersey Association of School Administrators.