On Tuesday, May 30, the New Jersey School Boards Association will host Student Achievement through Multiple Lenses, a comprehensive training program designed to examine student achievement from various perspectives including: social emotional learning (SEL); early childhood education; collaboration among staff and district leaders; and equity and excellence. The program will also feature an overview of the 83 recommendations featured in the Final Report of the NJSBA Task Force on Student Achievement.

The conference will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (registration begins at 8:30 a.m.) at the Conference Center at Mercer, 1200 Old Trenton Rd., West Windsor, NJ 08550.

Experts include Maurice J. Elias, Ph.D., director of the Rutgers Social and Emotional Learning Laboratory; Saul A. Rubinstein, Ph.D., director of the Center for the Study of Collaboration in Work and Society; W. Steven Barnett, Ph. D., director of the National Institute for Early Education Research; and Robert Jarvis, Ph.D., director of Equity Leadership Initiatives at University of Pennsylvania.

Cost/Registration Information The cost is $99 per person, and the program offers 4 Board Member Academy credits. Registration of school board members and other district staff that have been reported to NJSBA through the completion of the district census form may be completed online, but only by the school business administrator, who must attach a scanned copy of the purchase order with the registration.

For questions regarding this program, please email Vincent DeLucia, NJSBA director of training and professional development.