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The Source at NJASA
November 30, 2016


NJASA Officers
Scott P. McCartney   
Michael D. Kuchar
G. Kennedy Greene  
Scott R. Rocco     
Immediate Past-President
Patrick J. Fletcher     
NJASA Executive Director
Richard G. Bozza

Anne H. Gallagher

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Get Ready to be Inspired by TECHSPO'17 Keynote Speakers!

Marc Prensky
Matt Beaudreau
Marc, coiner of the term "Digital Native," is currently the founder and Executive Director of the Global Future Education Foundation and Institute. Don't miss his keynote, based on his latest book, Education to Better Their World,: Unleashing the Power of 21st Century Kids .

Matt is a Millennial who has a reputation as a leader in his own generation. His background as a professor, athletic director, school administrator and Millennials speaker make him a powerful communicator for bridging the generations.

The January 26th & 27th conference is a technology training and exhibition for key school leaders and administrators in New Jersey. Over seventy practiced workshops and exhibitions will showcase the latest tools, technology and top resources in education, plus there will be two days of opportunities to meet and network with colleagues and exchange ideas.   Register NOW!

Overnight Waiver is approved for TECHSPO'17!
As a result, school districts, charter schools and  renaissance school projects will be able to reimburse attendees for overnight lodging on January 26th to the extent permitted by  N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-7.11(c) and (f). Harrah's Resort Atlantic City is the  official host hotel for the TECHSPO'17 Conference.

Stretch Your Advertising Budget with TECHSPO'17.
The program booklet is an excellent vehicle for your organization's
advertisement. Full page and half page opportunities are available. Reserve your space today!

AASA/NJASA/FEA Women's Leadership Conference 
Thursday and Friday, March 30-31, 2017, 
at Forsgate Country Club, Monroe Township, NJ. Watch for details. 

Legal Rights of Transgender Students in New Jersey.
In March 2016, North Carolina's governor signed a bill blocking cities from allowing transgender individuals from using the bathroom associated with their sexual identity. This bill ignited nation-wide debate on the issue and raised awareness of the rights of transgendered individuals
Reduce Time Spent on Traditional Managerial Tasks!
Join NJASA on December 6th, to explore New Leadership Standards in Action. Attendees will complete a self-assessment gleaned from the 2015 Professional Standards for Educational Leaders. District teams are recommended.

NJ School Jobs
Learn What Works and What Doesn't Work at the January 24th Session of The Power of Legal Information - Employment!
Presenters will be NJASA Assistant Association Counsel Andrew Babiak, Esq., and Parker McCay School Law Attorneys: Andrew W. Li, Esq. & Cameron R. Morgan, Esq. Register Now!

Apply for Funding Opportunity with Sustainable Jersey for Schools!
The PSEG Foundation is contributing $100,000 to support another cycle of the Sustainable Jersey for Schools Small Grants Program. This ongoing support of the Small Grants Program is an excellent example of how public/private partnerships can encourage local grass-roots efforts.

nj.com Reports:  N.J. Supreme Court Rules Forced Teacher Furloughs Were Wrong.
"The New Jersey Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled three furlough days imposed on Robbinsville teachers in 2010 were improperly upheld in earlier legal decisions - which had found they were necessary management decisions during a tough financial time. The Supreme Court ruled that the earlier decisions went against current and decades-old case law affirming the strength of collective bargaining agreements."