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Tuesday, October 25
 

9:30am EDT

School Official Ethics: Where Are We Now?
Over the past 18 months, decision and advisory opinions released by the New Jersey School Ethic Commission have triggered the greatest sea change in the school official ethics landscape in more than 20 years. Join NJSBA's staff attorneys as they discuss the state of school official ethics law today, and the behavior constraints currently faced by board members and school administrators.

1 QPA: Ethics 

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

Speakers
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John Burns

Counsel, NJSBA
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Michael Kaelber

Director Legal and Labor Relations, NJSBA



Tuesday October 25, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am EDT
Room 417 One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

11:00am EDT

Keeping Children Safe, Once School at a Time
School safety has become the most important work of our time, with emergency operations planning between school leaders, business administrators, emergency responders and school staff a continuous process. Since September 2014, in accordance with the School Security Task Force recommendations, the New Jersey Department of Education’s Office of School Preparedness and Emergency Planning (OSPEP) has conducted over 550 drill observations throughout the state. During these visits, best practices are shared to improve safety and security protocols. In this session, representatives from OSPEP will present common measures to promote school-wide safety practices.

Speakers
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Ben Castillo

Director, Education Program Development Specialist, Office of School Preparedness and Emergency Planning, NJDOE
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Thomas Gambino Ed D

Education Program Development Specialist, Office of School Preparedness and Emergency Planning, NJDOE
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Jeff Gale

Special Investigator, Office of School Preparedness and Emergency Planning, NJDOE


Tuesday October 25, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm EDT
Room 417 One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

2:30pm EDT

Energy Management Using Demand Response
This session is a very detailed, in-depth look at some of the best practices on how to make facilities more energy-efficient by claiming the low hanging fruit. In addition, the session will explain how your school district can then take those best practices and, using them in demand-response programs, create a steady revenue income to your district with no out-of-pocket expense. This will help your facilities become more energy-efficient, help lower your overall cost of operation, and allow your district to allocate money where it is needed most in the classroom.

 1 QPA: Green Purchasing
 1 CEFM
 
Attendees needing to receive a Certificate of Attendance must be scanned at the conclusion of the program. 

Speakers
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Ron Marinelli

Facility Manager Energy Manager, High Bridge School District
At the June 27, 2016 High Bridge Board of Education meeting Mr. Ron Marinelli, Supervisor of Buildings and Grounds did a presentation regarding energy use reduction and cost savings for the district. From March to June 2016 High Bridge reduced 554 hours of operation. That number equates... Read More →
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Mike Palumbo

Senior Manager Demand Response, IP Keys Power Partners



Tuesday October 25, 2016 2:30pm - 3:30pm EDT
Room 417 One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

4:00pm EDT

Development of a Lead Sampling Program for your School
This session describes the resources available to a school system to develop a Drinking Water Lead Sampling Plan and a Quality Assurance Program Plan. Reviews the USEPA 3T's (Training, Testing and Telling) document, and provides an overview of how to select sample sites, proper sampling technique, and how to interpret results. Remediation of elevated lead levels in the drinking water will also be presented.

Speakers
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Kristin Hansen

Environmental Specialist 4, NJDEP


Tuesday October 25, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm EDT
Room 417 One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401
 
Wednesday, October 26
 

9:30am EDT

Code Compliance Update
We will present our "Big 80" code compliance issues in schools with emphasis on lead in drinking water and the PEOSHA Job Hazard Analysis they require.

1 CEFM 

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

Speakers
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Keith Gourlay

Executive Director, NJ School Buildings and Grounds Association
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Henry Rodrique

Buildings and Grounds Supervisor, Ocean City Schools


Wednesday October 26, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am EDT
Room 417 One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

11:00am EDT

Top Ten Questions to Ask Your Facility Manager
We will review the working relationship between administration, board and the facilities director. Discussion will include the answers you need during an interview process, or questions you ask your seasoned veteran, with emphasis on relationships and job responsibility.

1 CEFM 

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

Speakers
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Don Frangipane

Facility Engineer, Neptune Board of Education
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Keith Gourlay

Executive Director, NJ School Buildings and Grounds Association


Wednesday October 26, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm EDT
Room 417 One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

1:00pm EDT

Improving School Facilities: Working Together for Our Students
Healthy Schools Now will focus advocacy training on how school boards can play a role in creating, or working with existing, coalitions of parents, educators, school community advocates, and local education associations to ensure safe and healthy schools for all students.

Speakers
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Jerell Blakeley

Campaign Organizer II, Healthy Schools Now Coalition/NJ Work Environment Council
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Marie Blistan

NJEA Vice President Teacher, New Jersey Education Association
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Thomas Hardy

Organizing Specialist, NJEA


Wednesday October 26, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT
Room 417 One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

2:30pm EDT

Dollars for Your District, Fund your Strategic Plan Wish List
This session will provide participants with information on the critical need for, and benefits of, an education foundation, and ways in which local education foundations provide school districts with additional funding for innovative projects and programs. The focus will be on how education foundations can work collaboratively with the superintendent and board to assist in funding the strategic plan. The presentation will also cover how to start, grow and sustain a foundation.

Speakers
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Randy Davis

Vice President Board of Trustees, New Jersey Education Foundation Partnership
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Trudy Doyle

President Board of Trustees, New Jersey Education Foundation Partnership
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Megan Dzwonkowski

Executive Director, New Jersey Education Foundation Partnership



Wednesday October 26, 2016 2:30pm - 3:30pm EDT
Room 417 One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

4:00pm EDT

Charter School Labor Relations Program: A Year in Review
Labor organizations are committed to unionizing New Jersey’s charter schools, and over the past year, several New Jersey charters have been successfully organized. What happens during unionization drive? How can management respond? What would a new union mean for the school? NJSBA's manager of labor relations will discuss all aspects of unionization in this timely program.

Speakers
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Patrick Duncan

Manager Labor Relations, NJSBA


Wednesday October 26, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm EDT
Room 417 One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401
 


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