At Workshop 2016, school board members and charter school trustees may either fulfill their 2016 mandated training or take advantage of the opportunity to fulfill their 2017 requirement early.

The Governance II, III and IV mandated training programs will be offered on the morning of Thursday, Oct. 27. Registration for mandated training at Workshop is not included in Workshop registration and must be handled by the school business administrator.

The training programs that will be held include Governance II, for board members and trustees in the second year of their first term in office; Governance III, for members/trustees in the third year of their first term as a board member; and Governance IV, for members in the first year of a re-elected or reappointed term as a board member or trustee.

All training will be held at the Atlantic City Convention Center on Oct. 27. The programs are free for school board members and trustees of charter schools that are NJSBA members. The fee for non-member trustees is $150 per person. Details on each program are below.

Governance II: Finance will be held in room 301 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Registration is at 10 a.m.) Ask your business administrator to register you for this program.

Governance III: Student Achievement will be held in room 304 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (Registration is at 9:30 a.m.) Ask your business administrator to register you for this program.

Governance IV: Legal Update/HIB will be held in room 303 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. (Registration 9 a.m.) Ask your business administrator to register you for this program.

Note Regarding Online Mandated Training/Additional In-Person Dates Online mandated training for the 2016 cycle is currently available. Additional mandated training program dates and locations will be posted later this year. Information on mandated training, including online mandated training, may be found on the NJSBA mandated training web page.

About Workshop The largest training and information event for New Jersey school officials, Workshop will offer more than 200 learning opportunities, with more than 100 sessions accessible on the exhibit floor. Training will address the latest information on policy, negotiations, school law, curriculum, technology, integrative STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) education, sustainability and other areas vital to effective school district leadership. The conference is a destination where educational leaders from across New Jersey can find solutions to the challenges they face in their school districts. Updates on Workshop 2016 programs are available at the Workshop website.

Registration/Pricing Workshop 2016 registration is now open. The cost of Workshop group registration for boards of education and member charter schools is $1,400. The group registration covers up to 14 team members, which may include school board members, the business administrator, superintendent, facilities manager, curriculum coordinator and technology director. Registration must be handled by the school business administrator. Individual member registration is $275. Business administrators are encouraged to download and review the registration instructions prior to registering.

Housing Information Blocks of rooms have been secured at a number of hotels in Atlantic City for Workshop 2016 attendees. Hotel information is listed under “Housing” on the Workshop website. Housing must also be handled by the school business administrator.

For a preview of Workshop, watch the Workshop video. For updates or to learn more, visit the Workshop 2016 website or download the Workshop mobile app.