The New Jersey School Boards Association, in partnership with the Middlesex County Curriculum Council, N.J. School Development Council, and the Rutgers Institute for Improving Student Achievement (RIISA), is holding a two-day conference on Equity & Discipline: Schools, Rules, and Socialization Effects for Students.

Part I will take place on Tues., Jan. 30 at the Marigold, 315 Churchill Ave., Somerset, and Part II will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 28 at the Douglass Student Center, 100 George Street, New Brunswick.

Participants will have opportunities to participate in “deeper dives” with topics that include: nationally recognized programs to assimilate students and their families in their school district; the impact of a community’s land use laws on equity; the role of adopted board policies, regulations and rules on equity and discipline; sexual identity issues and school policies; and the importance of social-emotional learning.

Part I: Jan. 30, 2018 – 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. – includes materials and lunch
The Marigold, 315 Churchill Avenue, Somerset, NJ 08873

Part II: Feb. 28, 2018 – 9 a.m. – noon – includes materials and refreshments
Douglass Student Center, 100 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

The cost of the two-part series is $250/person or $799 for a team of four. Participants must attend Part I to attend Part II.

Registration is available online. For question, please contact Carrie Harris, program coordinator, via email or fax: 732-561-9101.