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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 via webinars on a variety of topics. In addition, new supplemental eLearning videos have been created to assist in self-paced learning. Each on demand eLearning video is designed to give a high level review of each topic and should be used in conjunction with the other NJ SMART tools and resources. Please see below for the links to the eLearning videos, trainings offered, their descriptions, and how individuals may participate in trainings. For documented resources, please see the Documents for Downloads Page.

NJ SMART eLearning Videos

Click on the links below to access the eLearning topic.

  • Submissions Overview: This 5-minute video provides a detailed timeline and overview of ID Managements and Submissions collected through NJ SMART.
  • New User Training: This 20-minute video provides a functional overview of NJ SMART, including how to get started and how to navigate the portal to manage your LEA’s data.
  • District Reports: This 20-minute video provides an overview of District Reports, how data is populated within the reports, and a functional review of how to run and read District Reports.
  • SID Management: This 6-minute video covers why student level data is collected, who and what should be reported, when official data is collect, and the uses of SID Management data.
  • SMID Management: This 5-minute video reviews why staff level data is collected, who and what should be reported, and when official data is collected.
  • State Submission: This 5-minute video reviews who should be reported to the submission and how the data works with SID Management throughout the school year.
  • Special Education Submission: This 5-minute video reviews who should be reported to the Special Education Submission and how the data works with SID Management and the States Submission throughout the school year.
  • State Assessment Registration: This 5-minute video looks at why State Assessment Registration data is being collected, who should be reported, when official data is collected, and how the Submission works with SID and SMID Management.
  • Course Roster Submission: This 5-minute video provides an overview of why the student and staff course data is collected, what should be reported to the submission, and how the submission works with the End of Year SID and SMID Snapshot.
  • Course Roster Technical: This 5-minute video covers the process of uploading and managing records to the Course Roster Submission and creating a successful link between the staff and student records.
  • Staff Submission: This 5-minute video reviews who should be reported to the Special Education Submission and how the data works with SID Management and the States Submission throughout the school year.

How to Participate in NJ SMART Webinars

Trainings are web-based and last approximately 60 minutes. You will need to register for a session following the directions outlined below. 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 register for a training session please follow these directions:

  1. Navigate to pcgus.webex.com
  2. Click on Training Center at the top of the home page, and then click Register next to the training session you are attending that corresponds to the time of your session.
  3. Enter your first name, last name, email address, four-digit district code and then click Register.
  4. You should then receive an email confirmation of your registration. This email is important because it will contain your Registration ID which you will need to enter when you log in to the training session.

To participate in a training session please follow these directions:

  1. Log on 5 minutes prior to the session start-time to pcgus.webex.com.
  2. Click on Training Center at the top of the home page, and then click on the Live Session link next to the training session you are attending that corresponds to the time of your session.
  3. Enter the Registration ID that you received in the confirmation email and the password. The password for each session is Letmein1.
  4. Once logged into the WebEx portion, an Audio Conference box should appear. From the drop down list select 'I Will Call In' to gain the information needed for the audio portion of the webinar.
  5. Dial the first toll-free number listed under 'I Will Call in' and, when prompted to do so, enter the meeting access code number and Attendee ID.
 2018-2019 Training Dates
August
Graduation Training Mon, Aug 6 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Graduation Training 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
SID Management Tue, Aug 7 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
SID Management 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
New User Training Wed, Aug 8 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
New User Training 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Staff Submission Mon, Aug 13 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Staff Submission 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Special Education Submission Tue, Aug 14 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Special Education Submission 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
State Submission Wed, Aug 15 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
State Submission 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
SID Management Thu, Aug 16 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
SID Management 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
State Submission Mon, Aug 20 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
State Submission 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
New User Training Tue, Aug 21 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
New User Training 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Staff Submission Wed, Aug 22 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Staff Submission 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
District Reports Training Thu, Aug 23 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
District Reports Training 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
SMID Management Mon, Aug 27 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
SMID Management 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Graduation Training Tue, Aug 28 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Graduation Training 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Special Education Submission Wed, Aug 29 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Special Education Submission 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
SID Management Thu, Aug 30 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
SID Management 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM