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Special Session [clear filter]
Tuesday, October 25
 

1:30pm

 
Wednesday, October 26
 

11:00am

Creativity and Innovation Initiative
Limited Capacity seats available

For more than two centuries, innovation and creativity from New Jerseyans have transformed the world through their invaluable and unique contributions. The current stakes are high – NJ faces enormous economic,  social, cultural, educational and environmental challenges.  How can creativity and innovation revitalize New Jersey? Learn how you can spark  a movement in your community that recognizes, fosters and sustains creativity and innovation as catalysts for a vital, prosperous and sustainable NJ. Hear what work has been done to create this initiative and how it is changing how we think about community. This is essential for our State to succeed economically and socially in the 21st century.


Speakers
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Larry Capo

Executive Director, Young Audiences/NJ
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Wendy Liscow

Program Director, Education, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation
Wendy Liscow provides a wealth of programs promoting nonprofit best management practices.
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Willa Spicer

Former Assistant Commissioner/Director of Curriculum, Montgomery Township School District


Wednesday October 26, 2011 11:00am - 12:30pm
Room 421 Fourth Floor - East

11:00am

Reimagining Kindergarten: Introduction to the NJ Kindergarten Guidelines
Limited Capacity seats available

The presenters will give an overview of current studies on the state of kindergarten that call for immediate action, followed by a highlight of the new state Kindergarten Guidelines in a Powerpoint presentation.  There will be opportunities for questions and an exchange of ideas.

Note:  Participants can read and download a copy of the Kindergarten Guidelines on the NJ DOE website at http://www.state.nj.us/education/ece/guide/KindergartenGuidelines.pdf)


http://www.state.nj.us/education/ece/guide/KindergartenGuidelines.pdf


Wednesday October 26, 2011 11:00am - 12:30pm
Room 418 Fourth Floor - East