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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2019 New Jersey Bike & Walk Summit

February 23, 2019 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

The Conference Center, Mercer County Community College

1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor, NJ 08550

REGISTER - Registration fee applies 

The New Jersey Bike & Walk Coalition's annual Summit is a statewide meeting of bicycle and pedestrian advocates, elected officials, and other township leaders, transportation and urban planners, and others who are interested in making New Jersey a better place to live.  Attendees will learn about current state and federal legal and policy issues affecting communities, provide information on various public funding sources, and give ample opportunity to network, identify and develop mutually beneficial relationships that can help communities become more bike and pedestrian friendly, and more livable.  For more information, visit the website.  

Event Type: Conferences
Event Category: Other Events

NJAHPERD 100TH Annual Convention

February 24, 2019 - 4:00 pm to February 27, 2019 - 3:00 pm

Ocean Place Resort and Spa

One Ocean Boulevard, Long Branch, NJ 07740

REGISTER

The New Jersey Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (NJAHPERD) is holding it's 100th Annual Convention. This statewide conference serves as a premiere event and is attended by 1500 Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance professionals and future professionals over 4 days. Click here for more information.

Event Type: Trainings and Workshops
Event Category: Other Events

PEOSH/NJADP 2018-2019 Statewide Indoor Air Quality Training

September 21, 2018 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Warren Vo-Tech

1500 Route 57, Washington, NJ 07882

October 19, 2018 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

John F. Kennedy High School Auditorium

61-127 Preakness Avenue, Paterson, NJ 08875

November 30, 2018 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Newark Public School Auditorium

765 Broad Street, Newark, NJ 07102

December 14, 2018 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Ocean County Fire Academy

200 Volunteer Way, Waretown, NJ 08758

January 25, 2019 - 8:00 am to January 25, 2018 - 12:30 pm

Burlington Fire Academy

53 Academy Drive, Westampton, NJ 08060

February 01, 2019 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Bergen County Fire and Law Academy

281 Campgaw Road, Mahwah, NJ 07430

March 01, 2019 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Metuchen High School

400 Grove Avenue, Metuchen, NJ 08840

April 26, 2019 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Somerset County Vo-Tech – D Performing Arts

14 Vogt Drive, Bridgewater, NJ 08807

May 01, 2019 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Camden County Vo-Tech

340 Berlin Cross Keys Rd, Sicklerville, NJ 08081

June 07, 2019 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Robbinsville High School Auditorium

155 Robbinsville-Edinburg Road, Robbinsville, NJ 08691

REGISTER

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

2018-2019 Integrated Pest Management Training

September 28, 2018 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Robbinsville High School Auditorium

155 Robbinsville-Edinburg Road, Robbinsville, NJ 08691

October 05, 2018 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Burlington Fire Academy

53 Academy Drive, Westampton, NJ 08060

November 02, 2018 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Ocean County Fire Academy

200 Volunteer Way, Waretown, NJ 08758

December 21, 2018 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Newark Public School Auditorium

765 Broad Street, Newark, NJ 07102

January 18, 2019 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

John F. Kennedy High School Auditorium

61-127 Preakness Avenue, Paterson, NJ 08875

February 15, 2019 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Bergen County Fire and Law Academy

281 Campgaw Road, Mahwah, NJ 07430

March 22, 2019 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Camden County Vocational and Technical School

340 Berlin Cross Keys Road, Sicklerville, NJ 08081

April 12, 2019 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Somerset County Vocational and Technical School – D Performing Arts

14 Vogt Drive, Bridgewater, NJ 08807

May 03, 2019 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Metuchen High School

400 Grove Avenue, Metuchen, NJ 08840

May 31, 2019 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Warren Vocational and Technical School

1500 Route 57, Washington, NJ 07882

REGISTER

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) training sessions are offered for school IPM Coordinators and other school personnel with administrative responsibilities. Knowledge received from this training can be applied to the Integrated Pest Management - Education & Organic Lawn Care Action in the Sustainable Jersey for Schools program.Training is free but limited and is on a first come, first served basis. Registration is only by email to anpierfy@aol.com or by clicking the link above. Contact Arthur Pierfy at 908-227-0575 with questions.

Event Type: Trainings and Workshops
Event Category: Other Events

Teaching Scholar Program: Biodiversity Field Methods

April 01, 2019 - 6:30 pm to 6:31 pm

NJ School of Conservation

1 Wapalanne Road Branchville NJ 07826

FREE five-day summer professional development workshop (June 24-28) for NJ middle school science teachers at Stokes State Forest.

Click Here for application form and more information.

Deadline to apply: April 1, 2019

Workshop runs from June 24 to June 28, 2019

COST: FREE. Scholarships will be funded by National Geographic and Montclair State University. Scholarships include all meals, on-site lodging and educational resources.

This five-day summer professional development workshop for middle school science 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. 

Event Type: Trainings and Workshops
Event Category: Other Events

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