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Tuesday, October 25
 

9:30am EDT

Helping Your Students Become Safer Drivers
New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Company’s program on teen driving safety is given by a former N.J. State Police officer and a former West Windsor Township police officer who together have a combined 50 years of law enforcement experience. The presentation, which covers real-lifeexamples on the dangers of driving, is available free to New Jersey high schools, and includes topics such as distracted, impaired and fatigued driving, and the New Jersey driving laws. This session will offer a preview of the program, and information on how your school district can schedule a presentation.

Speakers
CB

Carsten Boethig

Teen Driver Safety Representative, NJM
VM

Violet Marrero

Consumer Safety Representative, NJM
PM

Pat McCormick

Teen Driver Safety Representative, NJM

Exhibitors
avatar for NJM Insurance Group

NJM Insurance Group

Diamond Sponsor, NJM Insurance Group
NJM is known for great auto insurance rates outstanding service and dividends. Now that's extraordinary. Public educators can get a quote and apply at NJMStartsHere.com

Sponsors
avatar for NJM Insurance Group

NJM Insurance Group

Diamond Sponsor, NJM Insurance Group
NJM is known for great auto insurance rates outstanding service and dividends. Now that's extraordinary. Public educators can get a quote and apply at NJMStartsHere.com


Tuesday October 25, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am EDT
Room 414 One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

10:00am EDT

Greenhouse Aquaponics
Our session will feature Greenhouse Aquaponic farming which is an Organic sustainable approach to farming year-round in a controlled environment. The Delsea High School Aquaponic Program has been in operation the for three years and benefits school and community

Speakers
GN

Gary Nelson

Horticulture Teacher and FFA Advisor, Delsea Regional High School


Tuesday October 25, 2016 10:00am - 10:30am EDT
Sustainable and Healthy Schools Center One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

11:00am EDT

Technology and Student Wellness: The paradigm Shift
Administrators are faced with real pressure to better address and educate students and parents on the issues and challenges facing students today. Technology is impacting the way students and parents engage in content around wellness and mental health. Join us for a discussion to uncover new strategies to deploy critical information.

Speakers
PK

Peter Kraft

President, Evolution Labs
AO

Adrienne Olcott

Principal, Delaware Valley Regional High School


Tuesday October 25, 2016 11:00am - 11:30am EDT
Sustainable and Healthy Schools Center One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

1:00pm EDT

Essential Steps to Prevent Ransomware Infections in Your Schools
Ransonware continues to evolve, infecting educational institutions and taking in massive gains for cyber attackers. In order to effectively protect your organization, you need go behind the scenes and understand how to combat the latest techniques used by adversaries. This session will detail advances in ransomware and delivery; attendees will leave with practical ways to prevent these critical threats, including in-depth policy recommendations and simple tips to reduce your attack surface.

1 QPA: Information Technology

Attendees needing to receive a Certificate of Attendance must be scanned at the conclusion of the program. 

Speakers
avatar for Kenny Holmes

Kenny Holmes

District Sales Manager, Palo Alto
Kenny has been in Information Technology for more than twenty years and held more than 10 industry certifications from Microsoft, Sun, IBM, and Novell. Kenny is currently a Computer Information System Security Professional and holds a master’s degree in Computer Engineering Technology... Read More →

Exhibitors
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ePlus Technology

Diamond Sponsor, ePlus Technology
ePlus is a leading systems integrator for the public sector in the United States. Holding more than 100 contracts ePlus currently works with numerous school districts universities and government agencies. Our experienced dedicated staff understands the nuances of IT and how they intersect... Read More →


Tuesday October 25, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT
Room 421 One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

1:00pm EDT

Helping Your Students Become Safer Drivers
New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Company’s program on teen driving safety is given by a former N.J. State Police officer and a former West Windsor Township police officer who together have a combined 50 years of law enforcement experience. The presentation, which covers real-lifeexamples on the dangers of driving, is available free to New Jersey high schools, and includes topics such as distracted, impaired and fatigued driving, and the New Jersey driving laws. This session will offer a preview of the program, and information on how your school district can schedule a presentation.

Speakers
CB

Carsten Boethig

Teen Driver Safety Representative, NJM
VM

Violet Marrero

Consumer Safety Representative, NJM
PM

Pat McCormick

Teen Driver Safety Representative, NJM

Exhibitors
avatar for NJM Insurance Group

NJM Insurance Group

Diamond Sponsor, NJM Insurance Group
NJM is known for great auto insurance rates outstanding service and dividends. Now that's extraordinary. Public educators can get a quote and apply at NJMStartsHere.com

Sponsors
avatar for NJM Insurance Group

NJM Insurance Group

Diamond Sponsor, NJM Insurance Group
NJM is known for great auto insurance rates outstanding service and dividends. Now that's extraordinary. Public educators can get a quote and apply at NJMStartsHere.com


Tuesday October 25, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT
Room 420 One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

4:30pm EDT

Physical Activity = Student Achievement
This session will review the research that points to the positive effects of physical activity, and will describe the benefits of adopting a comprehensive school wellness policy and the FREE resources available to help you toward your goal of a healthier school community.

Speakers
CB

Catherine Bull

Project Coordinator, NJ Safe Routes to School Resource Center at Rugers University
avatar for Trish Sanchez

Trish Sanchez

Project Coordinator, NJ Safe Routes to School Resource Center at Rutgers University
NJ Safe Routes to School Resource Center -- encouraging and enabling students to walk and bike to school!


Tuesday October 25, 2016 4:30pm - 5:00pm EDT
Sustainable and Healthy Schools Center One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401
 
Wednesday, October 26
 

9:30am EDT

Procuring Local Foods for School Cafeterias
Across the country, an increasing number of schools are sourcing local foods and providing complementary educational activities that emphasize food, agriculture, and nutrition. Why not in the Garden State? Topics covered in this session include procurement basics, defining local, where to find local products, the variety of ways schools can purchase locally in accordance with regulations, and the resources available to guide district efforts.

1 QPA: Procurement Procedures 

Attendees needing to receive a Certificate of Attendance must be scanned at the conclusion of the program. 

Speakers
CC

Chris Cirkus

Farm to School Asst Program Coordinator, NJ Dept of Agriculture Division of Food & Nutrution
BF

Beth Feehan

Farm to School Program Coordinator, NJ Dept of Agriculture Division of Food & Nutrition
RH

Renee Haider

Associate Director, Sustainable Jersey for Schools
SS

Sharon Seyler

Legislative Advocate, NJSBA


Wednesday October 26, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am EDT
Room 415 One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

1:00pm EDT

Helping Your Students Become Safer Drivers
New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Company’s program on teen driving safety is given by a former N.J. State Police officer and a former West Windsor Township police officer who together have a combined 50 years of law enforcement experience. The presentation, which covers real-lifeexamples on the dangers of driving, is available free to New Jersey high schools, and includes topics such as distracted, impaired and fatigued driving, and the New Jersey driving laws. This session will offer a preview of the program, and information on how your school district can schedule a presentation.

Speakers
CB

Carsten Boethig

Teen Driver Safety Representative, NJM
VM

Violet Marrero

Consumer Safety Representative, NJM
PM

Pat McCormick

Teen Driver Safety Representative, NJM

Exhibitors
avatar for NJM Insurance Group

NJM Insurance Group

Diamond Sponsor, NJM Insurance Group
NJM is known for great auto insurance rates outstanding service and dividends. Now that's extraordinary. Public educators can get a quote and apply at NJMStartsHere.com

Sponsors
avatar for NJM Insurance Group

NJM Insurance Group

Diamond Sponsor, NJM Insurance Group
NJM is known for great auto insurance rates outstanding service and dividends. Now that's extraordinary. Public educators can get a quote and apply at NJMStartsHere.com


Wednesday October 26, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT
Room 420 One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

4:00pm EDT

Teen Suicide: One District's Story
Suicide is the third leading cause of death among teens in the United States and within a year, the Ocean City School District (OCSD) experienced the tragic loss of two students to suicide. With the school and community reeling, the district hustled into action. Join the OCSD administrative team, the board of education and NJSBA staff to learn about the district's courageous journey to engage the community in dialogue about teen mental health and collaborate in the development of a plan to address this issue head-on.

Speakers
MC

Matthew Carey

Director of Student Services, Ocean County SD
JK

Jane Kershner

Director, Field Services
TL

Terri Lewis

Field Service Representative, NJSBA
TN

Tifaya-Nazja Noble

School Social Worker-Mental Health, Ocean City
DV

Dr Vicki Scheetz

School Social Worker, Ocean City SD
DK

Dr Kathleen W Taylor

Superintendent, Ocean City School District


Wednesday October 26, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm EDT
Rooms 305-306 One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401
 
Thursday, October 27
 

11:00am EDT

Relax! Taosim, The 100-Acre Wood and the Board of Education
This session will focus on the philosophy of Taoism and how the characters who inhabit A.A. Milne's 100-Acre Wood can teach us a thing or two about ourselves and our interactions with others. The program looks at the relationship between mindfulness, balancing stress in the schools and how beloved characters from our childhood can remind us about how to work together to meet the needs of our students.

Speakers
RM

Robert Magnuson

CSA, Oxford Township School District


Thursday October 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm EDT
Room 420 One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401