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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Sustainable Jersey for Schools Sessions at the 2019 NJSBA Workshop

October 21, 2019 - 9:00 am to October 23, 2019 - 5:00 pm

Atlantic City Convention Center

1 Convention Boulevard, Atlantic City, NJ 08401

The New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA) Annual Workshop offers more than 200 individual sessions to New Jersey's local school leaders.  During Workshop, attend one of the Sustainable Jersey for Schools sessions and learn about best practices in schools and districts across the state.  Read about the Sustainable Jersey for Schools sessions listed below.

NJSBA member districts can send up to 20 attendees to the conference at the group rate. Speak with your district business office to register as part of your district member group.  For more information about NJSBA Workshop 2019 "Imagine.Create. Lead," click HERE.

Monday 10.21.2019

11:30-1:00, Rm 305/306  21st Century Schools - In this session, John Henry, Heather McCall and Jaimie Cloud will discuss exemplary schools and districts actions that are going beyond the resolution and the “chasing points” mentality and demonstrating a level of 21st century thinking that can accelerate the shift toward healthy people, regenerative ecosystems and prosperous communities.

Tuesday 10.22.2019

1:30-2:30, Rm 308  The Grass is Greener with Grants-  Sustainable Jersey for Schools has provided over $1.8 million in grants to participating schools for over 450 projects. Learn about the exciting projects being undertaken by schools & districts and how your district can obtain funding for sustainability projects.

3:00-4:00, Rm 308  Sustainability Champions-  Learn from schools and districts that are in the forefront of sustainability. This session will highlight best practices and case studies from this year's award-winning districts with the most certification points in the Sustainable Jersey for Schools Program. Elementary Champion: George L. Catrambone Elementary- Long Branch School District

Middle School Champion: Christa McAuliffe Middle School-  Jackson Township School District

High School Champion: Brimm Medical Arts High School- Camden City Public Schools

Wednesday 10.23.2019

11:00-12:00, Rm 308  Declaring War on Waste- This program will provide an overview of the newly released NJDEP School Food Waste Guidelines and provide creative strategies for reducing cafeteria waste.

1:30-2:30, Rm 308  Learning From Energy Exemplars- This session will feature case studies of schools utilizing Energy Tracking and Management to inform decision making about energy use and efficiency upgrades. We will learn how to save money in school operations by focusing on energy. Programs that engage students, such as the PowerSave program, can not only promote energy conservation in the school, but students can bring their learning home to help community residents understand their energy use and take action to reduce their energy bills. Updates on NJCEP programs will be provided in this session.

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

School IPM Coordinators: 2019-2020 Training Schedule

October 11, 2019 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Warren Vo-Tech

1500 Route 57 Washington ,NJ 07882

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

Neptune High School Auditorium

60 Neptune Ave. Neptune New Jersey ,07753

November 08, 2019 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Burlington Fire Academy

53 Academy Drive Westampton, NJ 08060

December 06, 2019 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Ocean County Fire Academy

200 Volunteer Way Waretown, NJ 08758

January 10, 2020 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Camden County Vo-Tech

340 Berlin Cross Keys Rd Sicklerville, NJ 08081

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

REGISTER

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

Developing Impactful Arts Integration Series

October 28, 2019 - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Workshop

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

November 14, 2019 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Webinar

Online

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

PEOSH/NJADP 2019-2020 Statewide Indoor Air Quality Training

October 04, 2019 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Paterson – International HS Auditorium

200 Grand Street Paterson ,N. J. 07501

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

Metuchen High School

400 Grove Ave Metuchen, NJ 08840

December 13, 2019 - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Ocean County Fire Academy

200 Volunteer Way Waretown, NJ 08758

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

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

Sustainable Practices Working Sessions

September 25, 2019 - 9:00 am to 3:30 pm

NJSBA Headquarters

41 W. State Street Trenton, NJ 08618

November 21, 2019 - 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Rutherfurd Hall

1686 County Road 517 Hackettstown, NJ 07840

February 20, 2020 - 9:00 am to 3:30 pm

ACUA

6700 Delilah Road Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

REGISTER- September 25, Trenton, NJ

REGISTER- November 21, Hackettstown, NJ

REGISTER- February, 20, Egg Harbor Township, NJ

As part of its commitment to helping schools across New Jersey reach their sustainability goals, The New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA), in collaboration with Sustainable Jersey for Schools, is offering members and school district personnel opportunities to attend a one-day Sustainable Practices Working Session. In each session, participants will review a Sustainability Wellness Check, which aligns with the Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification program. Board members will receive four board member academy credits and four Green Leader credits for participating in a working session. Pre-registration is required and seats are limited. 

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

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