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Florio Perrucci Learning Lab [clear filter]
Tuesday, October 25
 

10:00am EDT

Changes in E-rate Funding May Mean You're Spending Too Much
Over the next two years, the funding to schools for certain voice services will be eliminated. This session will cover innovative technology that will help districts reduce costs, while increasing reliability and redundancy in the schools voice network. Explore case studies of how districts were able to save money by using innovative voice products.

Speakers
DB

Dave Bourhill

Strategic Account Manager, Lightpath
GM

Greg Mosca

Strategic Account Manager, Lightpath

Sponsors
avatar for Lightpath

Lightpath

Silver Sponsor, Lightpath
Internet, hosted voice, Internet voice bundle services.


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

11:00am EDT

Navigating the Wide World of STEM Grants
STEM is one of the hottest topics in education today. The excitement and educational value of this new focus on hands-on learning is undeniable, but too often that excitement is cut short when school districts can’t find the funding to implement new STEM projects. Join us for this session to learn how schools can work with a dedicated grants team to sift through the wide variety of STEM enablement grants and submit outstanding applications that give you the best chance at securing funds.

Speakers
avatar for Dan Burger

Dan Burger

Director of Customer Engagement, Promeda, a New Era Technology Company
Having spent 15 years assisting non profit organizations and school districts in using technology to educate and influence, Dan Burger is passionate about providing tools for educators to facilitate collaborative learning. Dan has worked with School Districts throughout the state... Read More →


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

12:00pm EDT

Building the Budget for Information Security Strategy
Join us for a discussion on how to simplify the risk management process, through defined and prioritized security controls, and policy and procedure templates that align with industry standards such as NIST and COBIT5. We will review creating security safeguards, incident response plans, and communication plans to enable organizations to avoid, detect and counteract security risks. A simplified blueprint will assess your current state, and offer ways to strengthen your security process.

Speakers
SS

Steve Struthers

VP, Security Solutions/CTO, DynTek Services


Tuesday October 25, 2016 12:00pm - 12:30pm EDT
Florio Perrucci 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
avatar for Florio Perrucci Steinhardt & Fader

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

2:00pm EDT

Discover the Unified Classroom
Some 97 percent of teachers and administrators agree: Having all of their classroom applications unified in one place would allow them to spend less time on administrative activities and more time on education in the classroom. Learn how PowerSchool offers a single, unified platform for all classroom, instruction, assessment, and student data needs.

Speakers
Sponsors
avatar for PowerSchool

PowerSchool

Silver Sponsor, PowerSchool
The #1 education technology platform for K-12, serving more than 57 million users in more than 70 countries around the world.


Tuesday October 25, 2016 2:00pm - 2:30pm EDT
Florio Perrucci Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

4:00pm EDT

GO Full Stem ahead with TGI
The session will feature ideas and examples on how school districts can make changes to cut costs in print output and scanning efficiencies. This will enable school districts to convert those savings into advanced technology to enhance their STEM programs with 3D offerings from TGI.

Speakers
DB

Don Buckelew

Director of sales, TGI Office Automation
WC

Wally Case

VP Major Accounts, TGI Office Automation
MD

Michael DeCanio

Director of Business Solutions, TGI Office Automation

Sponsors
avatar for TGI Office Automation

TGI Office Automation

Silver Sponsor, TGI Office Automation
From copiers and supplies to document management. Our solutions are designed to help school districts integrate the flow of information with today's most-advanced technology.


Tuesday October 25, 2016 4:00pm - 4:30pm EDT
Florio Perrucci Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401
 
Wednesday, October 26
 

10:00am EDT

Exciting STEM Tools to Invigorate Teachers and Students
There is intense interest in STEM education today, but what does it look like on a practical level? What are some of the tools and ideas that can have an impact in your classrooms? This session will explore various hands-on tools that can drive dynamic learning environments and create vibrant learning experiences for students.

Speakers
avatar for Dan Burger

Dan Burger

Director of Customer Engagement, Promeda, a New Era Technology Company
Having spent 15 years assisting non profit organizations and school districts in using technology to educate and influence, Dan Burger is passionate about providing tools for educators to facilitate collaborative learning. Dan has worked with School Districts throughout the state... Read More →


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

11:00am EDT

A Primer On Key Insurance Coverage Issues
An insurance policy places responsibility on both the insured and insurer. This session will explore the responsibilities of the insured, such as following strict requirements on reporting claims so as not to jeopardize payment of a claim or trigger a loss of coverage. Learn how to manage a district's insurance coverage.

Speakers
PJ

Philip J Morin III Esq

Partner, Florio Perrucci Steinhardt & Fader

Sponsors
avatar for Florio Perrucci Steinhardt & Fader

Florio Perrucci Steinhardt & Fader

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


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

12:00pm EDT

Implementing Academic and Behavior Interventions in Your School District
This session will acquaint school leaders with the guidelines and laws regarding intervention and referral services for students and staff, allowing schools to provide help while creating and monitoring the referral system and staying compliant.

Speakers
avatar for James Budzilek, Ed.D.

James Budzilek, Ed.D.

Director of Education, HIBster/EDS
Former teacher, principal and superintendent with extensive experience on training schools on HIBster software platform. Also, experienced speaker on school culture/climate.


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

1:00pm EDT

Master the Ed-Tech Multiplier Effect to Boost Student Learning
Can you name all the educational technology systems in use by your staff? No? Then you may be astonished to learn how much time and money is being diverted away from student achievement and sunk into ineffectual software tools. Learn how three school districts are creating a better educational experience using the “ed-tech multiplier effect,” a method to get maximum value and efficacy out of school software purchases.

Speakers
Sponsors
avatar for OnCourse Systems for Education

OnCourse Systems for Education

Silver Sponsor, OnCourse Systems for Education
Supports extraordinary achievement across NJ with intuitive, award-winning software for SIS, LMS, and Staff Evaluation.


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

2:00pm EDT

“Getting Past Impasse: Strategies and Practitioners Advice for Dealing with Difficult Negotiations”
As it seems like more negotiations than ever before are entering impasse and fact-finding, this session will focus on the legal backdrop of negotiations, including the procedures established by PERC, when both sides hit a stalemate. Board members, administration, and members of the negotiation committee will learn their proper role in handling negotiations, as well as strategies for working with the union, public and other members of the board to help move through the process. We will also provide practitioners with advice on how to deal with contentious labor relations, media requests and other related board matters.

Speakers
JD

Joseph D Castellucci Jr Esq

Partner, Florio Perrucci Steinhardt & Fader


Wednesday October 26, 2016 2:00pm - 2:30pm EDT
Florio Perrucci Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

3:00pm EDT

“Getting Past Impasse: Strategies and Practitioners Advice for Dealing with Difficult Negotiations”
As it seems like more negotiations than ever before are entering impasse and fact-finding, this session will focus on the legal backdrop of negotiations, including the procedures established by PERC, when both sides hit a stalemate. Board members, administration, and members of the negotiation committee will learn their proper role in handling negotiations, as well as strategies for working with the union, public and other members of the board to help move through the process. We will also provide practitioners with advice on how to deal with contentious labor relations, media requests and other related board matters.

Speakers
JD

Joseph D Castellucci Jr Esq

Partner, Florio Perrucci Steinhardt & Fader


Wednesday October 26, 2016 3:00pm - 3:30pm EDT
Florio Perrucci Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401
 


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