Future Ready Schools - New Jersey Certification Summit
May 8, 2017
On May 8th, Future Ready Schools - NJ held its first ever certification summit at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. The goal of this event was to celebrate the opening of the 2017 Certification Cycle of the program, provide interested educators and educational leaders with the information, guidance, and support to begin the process of becoming #FutureReady, and connect them with potential resources that can help them achieve success and certification.
The Certification Summit opened with a description of both the Commitment and Certification processes. Attendees then had the opportunity to develop an action plan for commitment and certification with their teams with the guidance and support of the Future Ready Schools – NJ team. The Certification Summit also featured a Resource Fair, where attendees networked and collaborated with other New Jersey educators and spoke with a variety of vendors who are familiar with the Future Ready Framework and may have appropriate solutions to schools’ needs.
After lunch, attendees had the opportunity to attend sessions to delve deeper into the Future Ready Schools – NJ indicators of Future Readiness and the potential resources available to help them achieve certification.