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NJ SMART Education Data System

NJ SMART Training and Support

Training and Support LogoNJ SMART Professional Development and Training

Each year, the New Jersey Department of Education provides over 300 NJ SMART trainings statewide through a blend of webinars and in-person professional development courses on a variety of topics. The New Jersey Department of Education is pleased to offer a continuing series of live and online professional development courses to help build and reinforce the skills and capacity of district personnel in the use of NJ SMART profile reports and other data.  Please see below for trainings offered, their descriptions, and how individuals may participate in trainings. For our Professional Development Courses please click on the link NJ SMART Trainings Registration for dates and times. For documented resources, please see the Documents for Downloads Page.

Live NJ SMART In Person Professional Development Courses

Self-Paced, Online Professional Development Courses Available to District Leaders

Using District Reports: Morning Session (9am-12pm)

Using Student Growth Percentiles: Afternoon Session (1pm-4pm)

Using Data for District & School Improvement Planning: Full Day Workshop (9am-4pm)

NJ SMART Trainings Registration

How to Participate in NJ SMART Webinars

Trainings are web-based and last approximately 60 minutes. You do not need to register for a session in advance. It is highly encouraged that users familiarize themselves with the appropriate data handbooks and guidance related to each respective topic prior to participating in training. To participate in a training session:

  1. Simply log on to http://pcgus.webex.com/ 5 minutes prior to the session start-time.

  2. Click on Meeting Center at the top of the home page, and then click on the Meeting Topic link of the training session you are attending that corresponds to the time of your session.

  3. Enter your first name, last name, and the name of your district, e.g. John Smith – Newark Public Schools.

  4. Enter the password. The password for each session is: Letmein1.

  5. To listen to the audio portion of the webinar, please call: 1-866-685-5739; Conference ID: 498 665 3806 #.
 2015-2016 Training Dates
August

New User Training

Wed, Aug 5

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

New User Training

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Staff Submission

Thu, Aug 6

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Staff Submission

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Graduation Training

Mon, Aug 10

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Graduation Training

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

SID Management

Tue, Aug 11

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

SID Management

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

District Reports Training

Wed, Aug 12

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

District Reports Training

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Special Education Submission

Thu, Aug 13

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Special Education Submission

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

SMID Management

Mon, Aug 17

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

SMID Management

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

State Submission

Tue, Aug 18

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

State Submission

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Graduation Training

Wed, Aug 19

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Graduation Training

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Staff Submission

Thu, Aug 20

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Staff Submission

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

SID Management

Mon, Aug 24

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

SID Management

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

SMID Management

Tue, Aug 25

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

SMID Management

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

New User Training

Wed, Aug 26

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

New User Training

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

State Submission

Thu, Aug 27

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

State Submission

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Special Education Submission

Mon, Aug 31

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Special Education Submission

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM