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Winter Training Institute – December 6, 2013 – Eatontown Sheraton – $149.00
**REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED -
NO MORE SEATS AVAILABLE **

Winter Training Institute - NJ Educators & Teachers Professional Development

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Winter Training Institute – December 6th, 2013 – Eatontown Sheraton – Eatontown NJ **REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED - NO MORE SEATS AVAILABLE FOR THIS EVENT**

The NJAFPA is proud to, once again, offer the NJ public school community its 2013 Winter Training Institute. This is an event filled with some of the top speakers and presenters in the nation as well as high ranking officials of the New Jersey Department of Education. The event is scheduled for December 6, 2013 at the Eatontown Sheraton in Eatontown NJ. As usual it is recommended that all potential attendees register early as we expect high demand for this event. The Winter Training Institute will begin with keynote Speaker Dr. Pedro Noguera, a Peter L. Agnew Professor of Education at New York University. Dr. Noguera's will discuss is designed to help educators understand that closing the achievement gap requires us to focus on more than just raising test scores. Attendees will then be welcome to attend one of several work sessions which includes; Professor Michelle Brown-Grant of Felician College who will be presenting "Teacher Evaluation: Getting the Most Out of the "Short", Ms. Meghan Snow, Director of the Office of STEM Education for the New Jersey Department of Education, Mr. Laurence Cocco, Director for the Office of Educational Technology for the New Jersey Department of Education, presenting "PARCC Technology - Preparations for Your District", Ms. Carol Dougherty, Teacher Quality Coordinator for the New Jersey Department of Education who will be presenting "Professional Learning Communities", Dr. Sonya Whitaker, Director of Literacy/Social Studies/Career Education for Zaner Bloser and Lindsay Waldman, Consultant for the American Reading Company presenting "The Three Instructional Shifts and Close Reading". Attendees can expect to take away a wealth of practical information to be used in their districts. This is an event that should be attended by all senior administration for districts state wide.

Winter Training Institute Friday, December 6, 2013

8:15-9:00 Registration, Refreshments, and Vendor Exhibits-Meridian Ballroom
9:00-9:15 Welcome
9:30-10:30 Session I
10:30-11:00

Networking/Vendors

11:15-12:15 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Pedro Noguera - Peter L. Agnew Professor of Education at New York University -Meridian Ballroom
12:30-1:30 Session II
1:45-2:45 Lunch-Meridian Ballroom
Certificate Distribution/Networking with Vendors-Meridian Ballroom

Sessions I & II

Teacher Evaluation: Getting the Most Out of the “Short”

Professor Michelle Brown-Grant - Felician College

ROOM-Atlantic

Advancing Student Achievement in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Meghan O. Snow - Director, Office of STEM Education, NJDOE

ROOM- Ocean/Monmouth

PARCC Technology Preparations for Your District

Laurence Cocco - Director, Office of Educational Technology, NJDOE

ROOM-Ampitheater

Professional Learning Communities

Carol Dougherty (formerly Albitron), Teacher Quality Coordinator - NJDOE

ROOM-Concorde

Common Core Writing: Connecting the Standards in the Culturally Responsive Learning Environment **SESSION ONE ONLY**

Dr. Sonya Whitaker - Director of Literacy/Social Studies/Career Education –Zaner Bloser

ROOM-Eatontown

ELA and the Three Instructional Shifts & Close Reading

Gail Farrel - American Reading Company **SESSION 2 ONLY**

ROOM-Eatontown

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WINTER TRAINING INSTITUTE: KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Pedro Noguera -Peter L. Agnew Professor of Education at New York University

The NJAFPA is very excited to have Dr. Pedro Noguera, a Peter L. Agnew Professor of Education at New York University. Dr. Morrell's presentation is entitled "A Bolder Approach to Reform: Understanding and Responding to the Achievement Gap". Click Here for More Info

Keynote Presentations

Other Work Sessions