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NJCSC Convenings

Agendas from previous convenings:


October 11, 2019 can be viewed here.

October 20, 2017 can be viewed here.

April 7, 2017 can be viewed here

NJCSC Convening
May 16, 2023

9:15am – 10:00am: Registration

10:00am – 10:15am: Welcome

10:15am – 11:00am: Keynote #1: The Current National Opportunity
Jose Muñoz, Director for Community Schools, Coalition for Community Schools & Institute for Educational Leadership

11:15am – 12:00pm: Spotlight on Paterson
Eileen F. Shafer (Superintendent, Paterson Public Schools); Rosie Grant (Paterson Education Fund); Bryan Murdock (Montclair State University)

12:00pm – 1:15pm: Lunch
Keynote #2: Rey Saldaña, President & CEO, Communities In Schools
Legislative Champion Award — Assemblywoman Mila Jasey

1:15pm – 2:00pm: Partnering to Expand Community Schools in NJ-- A Blueprint
NJCSC Multi-District Initiative partnering with the national nonprofit Communities In Schools

2:15pm – 3:00pm: University-Assisted Community Schools (UACS)
Naorah Rimkunas, Director, UACS NY/NJ Regional Training Center, Binghamton University

Bryan Murdock, Associate VP of Community Partnerships, Montclair State University

3:00pm- 3:45pm: Opportunity to Expand Services to More NJ Students
Patricia Heindel & Liz Warner, School Culture and Climate Initiative, Center for Human and Social Development, Saint Elizabeth University
Saul Rubinstein & Charles Heckscher, Rutgers Collaborative School Leadership Initiative

3:45pm-4:15pm: Networking & Informal Discussions Around Community School Pillars:
Collaborative Leadership - Collaborative School Leadership Initiative, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Student Integrated Supports - Communities In Schools, Washington, DC
School Culture & Climate Initiative - Saint Elizabeth University, Madison, NJ
University-Assisted Community Schools - UACS Regional Training Center; Montclair State University

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