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Tuesday, October 25
 

10:00am EDT

The 'Cadillac Tax' is Coming. Or is it?
An update on the Affordable Care Act's "Cadillac Tax," and discussion of possible strategies to mitigate its impact.

Speakers
JC

Jason C Della Penna

Senior Vice President - Employee Benefits Regulatory Affairs, Brown & Brown Benefit Advisors


Tuesday October 25, 2016 10:00am - 10:30am EDT
Presidio Learning Lab

10:00am EDT

What You Need to Know as a New BA
Business administrators wear many hats, including overseeing purchasing, procurement of construction and maintenance related projects for your facilities. Determining what is maintenance and what is a capital project is critical. This session will review the difference between the two, the statutory requirements governing facilities, and the history of the New Jersey Department of Education’s Office of School Facilities. Learn about local building permits and NJDOE approval processes. Hear from a seasoned business administrator and those with experience in navigating the paperwork involved in these matters.

Speakers
GJ

Gregory J Somjen AIA

Parette Somjen
WS

William Sabo

School Business Administrator, Franklin Borough Board of Education

Sponsors
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Parette Somjen Architects

Platinum Sponsor, Parette Somjen Architects
Architectural services ranging from Architect of Record "oncall/as needed' to energy measures sustainable pojects facility upgrades master plans additions renovations and new construction.


Tuesday October 25, 2016 10:00am - 10:30am EDT
TechXtend Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

11:00am EDT

Simple Technology Security for the Classroom
Technology has transformed the classroom. Social networking, e-learning, and online collaboration are just a few of the ways students, faculty, and administrators are accessing information. But this tranformation presents challenges, including malware, unauthorized content being accessed, the greater bandwidth demands of streaming videos and 1:1 initiatives, and the demands of Common Core online testing. Session participants will learn easily managed solutions that can maximize resources and help control costs.

Speakers

Tuesday October 25, 2016 11:00am - 11:30am EDT
TechXtend Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

11:00am EDT

Sustainability: Lowering Utility Costs for Your School District
This session will review strategies for reducing energy costs by as much as 50 percent by seeing, measuring and managing the energy of all IP (Internet protocol)-connected systems. Learn how network-based monitoring of all devices and systems, regardless of vendor, allows for energy usage visibility, while providing advanced energy analytics and savings opportunities, enabling energy efficiency measures to be taken without affecting availability or productivity.

Speakers
avatar for Presidio

Presidio

Director K-12 Solutions, Presidio
A leading IT solutions provider offering consulting, professional services, and cloud and managed services. With more than 2,700 professionals, 1,500 are engineers with over 5,800 industry-leading certifications, based in 60+ offices across the U.S. WSCA Network Solutions Integrator... Read More →
MV

Michael Vogel

Solution Architect, Presidio

Sponsors
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Presidio

Gold Sponsor, Presidio
A leading IT solutions provider offering consulting professional services and cloud and managed services. With more than 2 700 professionals 1 500 are engineers with over 5 800 industry-leading certifications based in 60+ offices across the U.S. WSCA Network Solutions Integrator specializing... Read More →


Tuesday October 25, 2016 11:00am - 11:30am EDT
Presidio Learning Lab

12:00pm EDT

How to Bring Your District Payroll into the 21st Century
See how a district's payroll systems can be streamlined with web-based timesheets and vouchers, including online approvals. This session will feature demonstrations of online timesheet and voucher creation, tracking, and processing; running payroll, integration with HR (staff management), work flows, and custom forms.

Speakers
JB

Jill Berenado

Sales, Genesis Educational Services
JR

Jan Russak

Partner, Genesis Educational Services


Tuesday October 25, 2016 12:00pm - 12:30pm EDT
Schwartz Simon Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

1:00pm EDT

The Mobile Food Movement – On a Roll!
Learn about best practices in bringing breakfast, lunch, and dinner to students where they need it most. Such measures can increase participation and earn more federal reimbursement dollars for a school meal program. This session will discuss the latest in “grab-and-go” and second chance breakfast, classroom meals, dinner programs and mobile food trucks!

Speakers
HH

Hallie Halsey

Corporate Registered Dietitian, Maschio's Food Services
JU

Joanne Untamo

Director of Operations, Maschio's Food Services


Tuesday October 25, 2016 1:00pm - 1:30pm EDT
Maschio's Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

1:00pm EDT

What’s So Challenging About Bid Challenges: An Explanation of the New Jersey School Contracts Law
Each year, New Jersey school districts award millions of dollars in contracts to outside vendors and contractors for goods and services. However, school board members are generally unfamiliar with the process the contracts must go through before being presented to the board for approval. This presentation will explain what types of contracts need to be publicly advertised; when and how a contract should be advertised; how a school district awards a contract; when a school district is required to reject a bid; and what a school district should do if a contractor or vendor submits a bid challenge.

Speakers
KA

Katharine A Fina Esq

Associate Attorney, Florio Perrucci Steinhardt & Fader

Sponsors
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Florio Perrucci Steinhardt & Fader

Gold Sponsor, Florio Perrucci Steinhardt and Fader
Full service law firm with expertise in Education and School Law.


Tuesday October 25, 2016 1:00pm - 1:30pm EDT
Florio Perrucci Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401
 
Wednesday, October 26
 

10:00am EDT

Get a Handle on Printing
You do your best to watch each penny, and use resources to help all students. One area you may have not considered, that can drain your financial resources, is "printing". It is essential for schools to make smart and budget-savvy decisions in providing printing services for educators and students. Learn how to track printing in a network environment to better understand how, when and by whom devices are used. Session participants will learn how to provide needed print access, in the most effective way, while keeping costs under control.

Speakers
BW

Bruce Wadja

Solutionist, Atlantic, Tomorrows Office


Wednesday October 26, 2016 10:00am - 10:30am EDT
Atlantic Tomorrows Office Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

11:00am EDT

The Mobile Food Movement – On a Roll!
Learn about best practices in bringing breakfast, lunch, and dinner to students where they need it most. Such measures can increase participation and earn more federal reimbursement dollars for a school meal program. This session will discuss the latest in “grab-and-go” and second chance breakfast, classroom meals, dinner programs and mobile food trucks!

Speakers
HH

Hallie Halsey

Corporate Registered Dietitian, Maschio's Food Services
JU

Joanne Untamo

Director of Operations, Maschio's Food Services


Wednesday October 26, 2016 11:00am - 11:40am EDT
Maschio's Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

12:00pm EDT

Position Your District for Financial Success
School budgets are extremely lean and are likely to be forced to become even leaner in the future. The 2 percent tax levy cap, along with increasing costs and underfunded mandates, begs the question of how can districts can position themselves for financial success. Join us for a discussion designed to assist educational leaders with coping in challenging times.

Speakers
DR

Daniel Riggle

Account Executive, Schneider Electric

Sponsors
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Schneider Electric

Silver Sponsor, Schneider Electric
A global energy and sustainability services leader who enables its partner school districts to address their priorities and achieve their goals without the need for upfront capital.



Wednesday October 26, 2016 12:00pm - 12:30pm EDT
Maschio's Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

12:00pm EDT

Simple Technology Security for the Classroom
Technology has transformed the classroom. Social networking, e-learning, and online collaboration are just a few of the ways students, faculty, and administrators are accessing information. But this tranformation presents challenges, including malware, unauthorized content being accessed, the greater bandwidth demands of streaming videos and 1:1 initiatives, and the demands of Common Core online testing. Session participants will learn easily managed solutions that can maximize resources and help control costs.

Speakers

Wednesday October 26, 2016 12:00pm - 12:30pm EDT
TechXtend Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

1:00pm EDT

GAF Commercial Solar + Roof Program for New Jersey Schools
Speakers
CM

Christopher Metcalf

GAF Materials/GAF Solar
CY

Cory Yawger

NJ Territory Manager, GAF

Sponsors
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GAF Materials/GAF Solar

Gold Sponsor, GAF Materials
Founded in 1886, GAF has become North America’s largest manufacturer of commercial and residential roofing (Source: Fredonia Group study). Our success in growing the company to nearly $3 billion in sales has been a result of our relentless pursuit of quality, combined with industry-leading... Read More →


Wednesday October 26, 2016 1:00pm - 1:30pm EDT
Presidio Learning Lab

1:00pm EDT

Self-insuring Your Employee Health Benefits Program
Are you familiar with self insurance for employee health benefits? This session will provide a quick look at the advantages and disadvantages of self-insuring your employee health benefits program.

Speakers
avatar for Jim Finn

Jim Finn

Senior Vice President, Employee Benefits, Brown & Brown Benefit Advisors
DO

David Oliveira

Business Administrator, Piscataway Board of Education



Wednesday October 26, 2016 1:00pm - 1:30pm EDT
Maschio's Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401