Sustainable Jersey for Schools Upcoming Events

The Sustainable Jersey for Schools program and its partners regularly host trainings and webinars to encourage and support schools looking to achieve certification. You can also post FREE events that are open to the general public that would be of interest to the Sustianable Jersey for Schools community by clicking "Add Event" at right.  This link will only appear if you are logged into the website.  Click on "Sign in or sign up" on the top left of this page to log in.

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How to Close Out Your $2,000 Grant Webinar

April 07, 2020 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Online

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Congratulations! You have just finished completing your grant project, so what's next? Before you can move on from your current project and apply for other Sustainable Jersey grant opportunities, the final report for this grant must be completed. Previous grant recipients are ineligible to apply for additional funding until open grants have been closed out.  This webinar will walk you through the final report requirements, provide tips on how to write a comprehensive final report (especially in relation to the final report expenditures), and allow ample time for Q&A so that you can submit a complete final report by the deadline. If there are specific questions you would like covered during the webinar, email grants@sustainablejersey.com by Tuesday, April 2.

Event Type: Webinars
Event Category: Sustainable Jersey Events and Trainings

Solve Climate by 2030: Virtual Teach-In on Climate and Social Justice

April 07, 2020 - 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Online

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Hosted by the Center for Sustainability at Ramapo College, this free online event explores realistic and practical climate solutions and energy justice with a one-hour webinar followed by 90-minute breakout discussions. Breakout discussion topics include fossil fuel infrastructure, permeating climate change education curriculum, and the transformation of energy policy at the municipal, county, and state levels. To learn more, click here.

Event Type: Trainings and Workshops
Event Category: Other Events

Developing Impactful Arts Integration Series

February 06, 2020 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Webinar

Online

March 02, 2020 - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Workshop

FEA Conference Center, 12 Centre Drive, Monroe Township, NJ 08831

April 09, 2020 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Webinar

Online

May 14, 2020 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Webinar

REGISTER - Fee applies

The New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association's Foundation for Educational Administration, in collaboration with NJ Arts Education Partnership will host this six-part training series (2 workshops and 4 webinars) to immerse participants in the fundamental components of high-quality arts integration. Arts integration is an effective strategy for cultivating positive climate and culture, as well as deepening student engagement. This training supports the Professional Development for Sustainability, School Climate & Culture, and ISTEAM Sustainable Jersey for Schools actions. Click here to learn more.

Event Type: Trainings and Workshops
Event Category: Other Events

School IPM Coordinators: 2019-2020 Training Schedule

February 07, 2020 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Bergen County Fire & Law Academy

281 Campgaw Road Mahwah, NJ 07430

March 13, 2020 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Metuchen High School

400 Grove Ave Metuchen, NJ 08840

April 17, 2020 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Somerset County Vo-Tech – D Performing Arts

14 Vogt Drive Bridgewater, NJ 08807

May 08, 2020 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Paterson – International HS - Auditorium

200 Grand Street Paterson, NJ 07501

May 15, 2020 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Newark Central High School - Auditorium

246 18th Avenue Newark, NJ 07102

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Integrated Pest Management (IPM) training sessions are offered for school IPM Coordinators and other school personnel with administrative responsibilities in accordance with the new IPM laws. IPM Coordinators receive certification of attendance to fulfill the mandatory training requirement as stated in the NJDEP Pesticide Control Program regulations. These sessions help IPM Coordinators implement the new IPM law with regards to such things as: non-pesticide pest management, parental notification, the 72 hour notification rule, low-impact pest management; record keeping, and dealing with pest emergencies. Participants will receive 4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs). This training support the Integrated Pest Management action toward Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification. Registration is free but limited and is on a first come, first served basis. You may register by email to anpierfy@aol.com.  

Event Type: Trainings and Workshops
Event Category: Other Events

PEOSH/NJADP 2019-2020 Statewide Indoor Air Quality Training

January 24, 2020 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Camden County Vo-Tech

340 Berlin Cross Keys Rd Sicklerville, NJ 08081

February 21, 2020 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Bergen County Fire & Law Academy

281 Campgaw Road Mahwah, NJ 07430

March 06, 2020 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Burlington Fire Academy

53 Academy Drive Westampton, NJ 08060

April 03, 2020 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Somerset County Vo-Tech – D Performing Arts

14 Vogt Drive Bridgewater, NJ 08807

April 24, 2020 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Newark Central High School - Auditorium

246 18th Avenue Newark, NJ 07102

May 22, 2020 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Warren Vo-Tech

1500 Route 57 Washington ,NJ 07882

June 05, 2020 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Neptune High School -Auditorium

60 Neptune Ave. Neptune N.J. 07753

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This free training supports the Indoor Air Quality Review and Asthma Friendly School actions in the Sustainable Jersey for Schools program, which require staff training. Registration is free but limited and is on a first come, first served basis. You may register by using the link listed above or by email at anpierfy@aol.com. Contact Arthur Pierfy at 908-227-0575 with questions.

Event Type: Trainings and Workshops
Event Category: Other Events

NJ School of Conservation Teaching Scholar Program: Biodiversity Field Methods

June 28, 2020 - 10:00 am to July 02, 2020 - 3:00 pm

New Jersey School of Conservation

1 Wapalanne Rd, Sandyston, NJ 07826

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This five-day summer professional development workshop for middle school teachers will focus on an extended hands-on experience in assessing ecosystem biodiversity. Teachers will work alongside academic researchers and professional scientists to identify flora and fauna in the forest, stream and lake ecosystems in and around the NJ School of Conservation (NJSOC) within Stokes State Forest. Teachers will learn field methods and improve their content knowledge in biology, ecology, and environmental science. Teachers will contribute to a NJSOC Bioblitz event scheduled to coincide with the workshop, allowing teachers to utilize the concept and curriculum materials for National Geographic’s and iNaturalists’s Bioblitz program. The concluding activity will be for the workshop participants to translate their newly developed skills to their classroom, school and local community by creating a lesson or unit plan that applies workshop learning. Full workshop description can be found HERE

Event Type: Trainings and Workshops
Event Category: Other Events

New Jersey Audubon Teacher's School of Ecology

July 20, 2020 - 9:00 am to July 24, 2020 - 3:00 pm

Scherman-Hoffman Wildlife Santuary

11 Hardscrabble Road, Bernardsville, NJ 07924

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This week-long program for 6th-8th grade teachers offers in-depth experiences that use inquiry as a basis for building effective field studies. Learn more here.

Event Type: Trainings and Workshops
Event Category: Other Events

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