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Advocacy Summit  


Wednesday, May 31, 4:00 - 7:00 PM
Hyatt Regency Hotel, New Brunswick

NJTESOL/NJBE will be hosting its first Advocacy Summit. If you are attending the Conference, stay for this informative meeting. If you are not attending that day, come after school.

Learn how to advocate for your students and families!

  • Representatives from UndocuJersey will share valuable resources and suggestions on how to advocate for our students and families.
  • State legislators and representatives from Education Law Center will share the status of current initiatives on PARCC and graduation requirements
  • The New Jersey Department of Education representatives will update us on the ESSA regulations

In addition to hearing from state legislators and advocates we will also be celebrating our Advocacy honorees.

  • Meet and greet Congressman Frank Pallone and State Assemblywoman Marlene Caride as they are honored as our Legislators of the Year.
  • The Advocate of the Year Award will be presented to Karen Campbell, Director of Title I at the New Jersey Department of Education.
  • Dr. Mary Gruccio, Vineland Public Schools, will receive the Seal of Biliteracy Superintendent of the Year Award.
  • We will award the first ever Seal of Biliteracy Scholarship to a current or former English learner and recognize the support of their parents.

Please join us for an evening of celebration and inspiration.

Fee - $25 - You can use this button to pay or send a check to: NJTESOL/NJBE Advocacy Summit, 230 Ashland Ave, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

Please make the check payable to NJTESOL/NJBE Inc. and include the words, "Advocacy Summit" on your check..  

If you have any questions, you can contact us by sending e-mail to: webmaster@njtesol-njbe.org.

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