Conference Blog: Celebrating 20 Years of #NJCharters

Time to Reboot? A Reflective, Working Session to Help Re-energize Your School

Is there a sense that the commitment to your school’s original vision is waning? Has complacency set in? Is there a crisis requiring restructuring? If you answer yes to any of these questions, it may be time to reboot. Constructive and fruitful rebooting is complicated and comprised of many intricate and interlocking pieces. Dr. Irene…

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Educating for Sustainability

As educators—and the greater society—recognize the environmental, economic, and social challenges that will be facing future generations, preparing children to address these issues in a well informed, skillful way becomes critical. Some schools have taken up this challenge by actively focusing their programs on diverse aspects of sustainability. Steve King, founder and former leader of…

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Session Spotlight: Avoiding the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Join us for the session Avoiding the School to Prison Pipeline on Tuesday, October 17 at 10:45 AM with presenters: Mr. Lavar Young, Principal, Urban Talk USA; Dr. Lynette Tannis, Adjunct Lecturer on Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education; Ms. Cynthia Rice, Senior Policy Analyst, Advocates for Children of New Jersey; and, Ms. Elan Drennon, Senior…

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Unique & UnCommon Professional Development

Charter schools are breaking new ground with Language Arts instruction, and achieving amazing results in urban, suburban, and rural settings alike. Conference attendees will have a wide range of fascinating sessions, presented by expert educators, from which to choose. The following blurbs feature presenters and sessions from LAL sessions scheduled over both days of the…

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Sneak Peek! 20-Year Salute to #NJCharters

Twenty years. Twenty years of changing kids’ lives for the better. Twenty years of rigorous academic instruction. Twenty years of making a difference in the public education of thousands of children; of meeting students and their families where they are; of serving their communities; of narrowing an otherwise persistent achievement and proficiency gap; of unique…

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