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March 2019

Fun and Engaging Activities Addressing Measurement and Data Structures (K-2) (PD)

March 20 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Rowan University-Glassboro Campus/South Jersey Technical Park, 401 N Campus Drive, James Hall, Classroom 3099
Glassboro, NJ 08028 United States
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$149
Fun and Engaging Activities Addressing Measurement and Data Structures

You can be great at teaching measurement! All it takes is an understanding of where kids are at developmentally, along with the perfect activities and lessons. Using everyday activities and experimenting with real objects help children understand measurement concepts. That’s why this workshop will be hands-on and gratifying! A group discount is available for five (5) or more educators from the same school attending the same workshop.  Please contact Brigid Milone at milone@rowan.edu or (856) 256-4827 for more information on discounts prior…

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Going Organic in High School

March 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Webinar
FREE
Going Organic in High School

General chemistry courses may teach students some of the basics, but they do not prepare students for organic chemistry as the two are fundamentally different. Dr. Roxanne Spencer, Upper School Science Teacher and Science Department Chair from Ranney School in Tinton Falls, NJ, will be presenting ways to incorporate organic chemistry concepts into the general chemistry class. In just one hour, educators will learn that resources like text books may not be enough for a student and that illustrations can…

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Just Say Know: Reframing Our Understanding of Drug Use in Teens (PD)

March 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Garfield Park Academy, 24 Glenolden Lane
Willingboro, NJ 08046 United States
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FREE
Just Say Know: Reframing Our Understanding of Drug Use in Teens (PD)

To prevent teen substance abuse, adults should set a good example and communicate openly with adolescents. Dr. Sandy Gibson, Ph.D., LCSW, and Associate Professor in the Department of Counselor Education at The College of New Jersey, has researched addiction, prevention methods, and intervention strategies in order to change the way we speak to teens about drugs. Telling them “Just Say No” is not an effective approach. Rather, parents and educators should be knowledgeable and open-minded. After learning about the reasons…

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NJCTE 2019 Spring Conference: Doorways to Teaching in a Digital World (PD)

March 30 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Ridgewood High School, 627 East Ridgewood Ave
Ridgewood, NJ 07450 United States
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$165
Doorways to Teaching in a Digital World (PD)

Broken into three sessions, this event has so much to offer. As described in the title, there will be professional panel presentations on the future of education in the digital world (a topic nearly everyone can relate to as we move through 2019 with various technological advancements). Breakfast and lunch will be served. There will also be giveaways and book signings. By whom you ask? The first featured author is Ibi Zoboi, who is a 2019 NJCTE Becker Award Recipient…

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April 2019

12th Annual Autism Institute Conference (ACT48 & PQAS Credit Hours)

April 6 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Gwynedd Mercy University, University Hall 1325 Sumney Pike
Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437 United States
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Free
12th Annual Autism Institute Conference

With more than one million children in America on the autism spectrum, Gwynedd Mercy University saw a need to educate individuals who work with special needs children. In an effort to do this, Gwynedd Mercy University created the Autism Institute, which hosts an annual conference consisting of hands-on workshops, professional development activities, and educational presentations by highly respected professionals. Participants will learn about the importance of early diagnosis, treating symptoms, and research-based practices for use across the lifespan of a…

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Parents Empowered! Insider Strategies for Advocacy and Systems Change (PD)

April 6 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
The College of Saint Elizabeth, 2 Convent Road
Morristown, NJ United States
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FREE
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For 8 years, the Alliance of Private Special Education Schools of North Jersey has been a key resource for parents, schools administrators, teachers, and child advocates who aim to better understand and access special education programs. This FREE event will discuss advocacy strategies, available services, and system change to support children and teens with disabilities. As described on the site, attendees will be provided with “the tools they need to be informed, engaged and empowered!” Don’t wait, registration is required!

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15th Annual School Counselor Conference at Kean University: A Professional Day of Renewal (PD)

April 12 @ 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Kean University-North Avenue Academic Building, 1000 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ 07083 United States
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$40
15th Annual School Counselor Conference at Kean University: A Professional Day of Renewal (PD)

Cost: $35 Early Bird registration fee if paid before 4/1/19 After that date, the registration fee will be $40 Online registration required Registration Deadline is 4/11/19 Discounted registration fees available for full-time graduate students and retired members Description: Today’s school counselors are vital members of the education team. They aid in student’s academic achievement, social and emotional well-being, and prepping them for the future. This conference is designed to inform professionals about current issues they may face in this role…

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GO Teach: Hiking 101 Educator Workshop (5.5 ACT 48 Hours)

April 13 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Raccoon Creek State Park, 3000 State Route 18
Hookstown, PA 15050 United States
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$20
GO Teach: Hiking 101 Educator Workshop (5.5 ACT 48 Hours)

Enjoy the great outdoors, earn ACT credit hours, and discover how much your students can learn from hiking. It goes without saying that we want today’s youth to stay active and be healthy, but the PA Bureau of State Parks has outlined ways to teach geography, science, ecology, and the humanities through hiking. Specifically, there will be lessons on trip planning, map reading, and forest ecology. A very “down to Earth” approach that is sure to put a smile on…

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The 30th Annual National Service-Learning Conference: Nurturing Learners, Growing Leaders

April 14 @ 6:30 pm - April 16 @ 12:00 am
New Foundation Charter School, 8001 Torresdale Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19136 United States
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$250 – $450
: The 30th Annual National Service-Learning Conference: Nurturing Learners, Growing Leaders

As one of the only major national conferences that provide professional development to a diverse audience, it’s no wonder why this conference is celebrating 30 years of transforming classrooms, empowering teachers, and developing youth leaders. Educators, parents, students, national service members, and more are encouraged to join the National Youth Leadership Council in making positive changes in schools and communities.  Through high-quality trainings, keynote speakers, and thought leader sessions, participants will be inspired to implement service-learning in their daily lives.…

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