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Introduction to the 2020 New Jersey Student Learning Standards: Language Acquisition

Monday, January 24, 2022  | 3:00-4:00 PM GMT -5 (New York)

In this subject specific webinar series, we’ll walk through the changes to the newly adopted NJSLS. Teachers and curriculum writers will walk away with a clear understanding of the new standards so they can prepare to make the updates and revisions needed to align their curriculum to the new standards.

Objectives for each session:

  • Review the subject specific updates to the 2020 NJSLS
  • Walk away with a checklist of essential updates and shifts to guide curriculum writers in revising curriculum to align to the new standards

***Have a scheduling conflict? We have you covered. Register for the live event and we will send you the recording 24 hours after the event.

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Elizabeth Clarkson

Dr. Elizabeth Clarkson is a Professional Development Facilitator at Faria Education Group. She guides diverse groups of educators through processes related to curriculum development, instructional strategies, leadership, and data analysis. Elizabeth has been involved in US public and private education, community non profit, and international education work for 20 years as a teacher, literacy coach, and senior administrator. Her driving passion focuses on building capacity in strong curriculum processes that will ultimately lead to positive and successful cognitive and emotional student outcomes. She strongly believes healthy and student-centered relationships are the foundation for successful schools and communities. Elizabeth completed her BS and MA degrees in Early Childhood Education and Educational Psychology and received her Ed.D in Educational Leadership.

Marie Mugabe

Marie Mugabe is a Professional Development Facilitator at Faria Education Group. She currently consults with schools internationally and domestically, supporting teachers and administrators in curriculum development and educational practice. Marie has had many roles in her educational career, including: classroom teacher, ELD specialist, program director, curriculum developer and university professor. Her passion is finding new ways to leverage students’ assets in the classroom and ensuring that all students have access to authentic and rigorous curriculum. Marie earned her Educational Master’s degree from George Fox University in Portland.

Kari Reynolds

Kari Reynolds is a Senior Account Manager at Faria Education Group working with the Atlas, AtlasNext, and ManageBac products. She partners with school leaders throughout the country to support their curriculum process and goals. As a previous classroom teacher, she understands the needs of educators and works to ensure they are utilizing our products to their fullest potential. Her passion is working with children and educators alike to foster a love of learning and personal growth. Kari received her degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from East Tennessee State University.

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Sarah Hanna
Standards Coordinator