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Monday, October 24

11:30am EDT

One Urban High School’s Collaborative Effort for 100% College Acceptance
Limited Capacity seats available

Attending college remains a challenge for underrepresented students. This session provides a road map for school educational leaders to diminish the disparity among low income and high income students’ college readiness and access by implementing a comprehensive college and career readiness program aligned with the ASCA National Model.


Monday October 24, 2011 11:30am - 12:30pm EDT
Room 418 Fourth Floor - East
Tuesday, October 25

12:30pm EDT

Learn@Lunch Live - Virtual Field Trips
Limited Capacity seats available

Join us on a super exciting virtual field trip at the TD Bank Theatre on the showfloor as we demonstrate how your district can leverage the Cisco TelePresence system to take students on virtual field trips. In this simulation, your scheduled mission puts you onboard the the space station as it glides through the silence of space, two hundred and fifty miles above the earth. The station's solar panels bathe in the sun's rays, generating the electrical energy vital to the station's systems. Everything appears tranquil and safe. A major solar flare, however, is about to erupt. We'll ask for a few volunteers from the audience to help us save the day while showing you how your students can take advantage of this technology saving your district money! 



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Erik Endress

Education Technology Specialist, New Jersey School Boards Association

Tuesday October 25, 2011 12:30pm - 1:00pm EDT
The TD Bank Theatre Hall D
Wednesday, October 26

11:00am EDT

LearnDoEarn Workforce Development in Schools
Limited Capacity seats available

LearnDoEarn is a national program that gives students information they need to make the best academic, behavioral, career and financial decisions. Developed and presented by  educators and leaders in the business community, LearnDoEarn materials help motivate students to achieve at higher levels; set academic, behavioral, and career goals; and what is needed in grades 6 – 12 to prepare for, and succeed in, college, work and life. Used by more than 200 teachers this semester.  

Wednesday October 26, 2011 11:00am - 12:00pm EDT
Room 408 Fourth Floor - West

1:30pm EDT

The Evaluation & Research Coordinator Position and its Impact on Instruction
Limited Capacity seats available

As a result of a Strategic Plan initiative, Woodbury City Public Schools hired an Evaluation and Research Coordinator to facilitate the district’s efforts to improve instruction through the use of evidence-based decision making. This group session will highlight effective tools and strategies implemented by the Coordinator to facilitate these improvements and how these services may be beneficial to your district.


Joseph Jones

Superintendent of Schools, Woodbury City Public Schools

Wednesday October 26, 2011 1:30pm - 2:30pm EDT
Room 414 Fourth Floor - West

3:00pm EDT

Odyssey of the Mind: A Cost-Effective Approach to Creativity and Problem Solving Strategies for our Students
Limited Capacity seats available

We will introduce the origin, mission and structure of the Odyssey of the Mind program. It is a low cost, effective way to bring creativity, problem solving, and differentiated instruction to a school district. Its alignment to State Standards will be made available.

Wednesday October 26, 2011 3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
Room 416 Fourth Floor - West