BCPSA News Update

October 2016

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BCPSA Fall Professional Development Event

The BCPSA Fall Professional Development event will be held on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at the Deerwood Country Club. Our social begins at 5:45pm with the dinner meeting to begin at 6:30pm. This year, the keynote speaker is Donna McInerney, NJPSA/FEA Director of Program Development. Please see the event flier for additional information and registration details. We look forward to seeing you on November 17th. Please take the brief survey to help in our planning process.

National Principals Month

October is National Principals Month. Remember to thank a principal for without them, schools simply would not be what they are to students, teachers, and the communities they serve.

Health and Wellness

The Virtual Center for Health and Fitness located in Moorestown, NJ has shared a 3-day pass flier for our members. In addition, a fall class schedule has been included for your review.

3-day Pass

Fall Schedule

Burlington County Administrators Network

We would like to continue to collect information on our members and their administrative positions, please click the link and complete the survey to ensure we have your updated information. We will share with this information with all of our new colleagues.

BCPSA Network Contact Survey

Burlington County Curriculum Consortium

The BCCC will be hosting its next professional development activity on November 4, 2016 where the topic for this session will be on data and trends. Please see the attached flier for more details.

2016 FEA/NJPSA/NJASCD FALL CONFERENCE

October 20 & 21, 2016 at the Ocean Place Resort, Long Branch, NJ


Keynote Speakers:

Deborah S. Delisle, Executive Director/CEO/ASCD and Former US Assistant Secretary of Education (Thursday, October 20)

Tony Wagner, Expert in Residence at Harvard University's Innovation Lab

(Friday, October 21)

Go to http://njpsa.org/2016-feanjpsanjascd-fall-conference/ for more information.

NJPSA News

The NJPSA is seeking new board members and officers for the 2017-2018 term. The interest form is included here for your consideration. The deadline for form submission is November 11, 2016.

New Jersey Leadership Academy

  • A year-long experience of quality, sustained, and collaborative professional learning for district/school teams.
  • Three core courses with your cohort plus two electives on your own.
  • A well-developed, meaningful PDP, aligned to the 2015 Professional Standards for Educational Leaders, for all participants to implement.


$750 per person for five sessions if not part of a district team

$650 per person for teams of two or more


Go to http://njpsa.org/nj-leadership-academy/ to learn more about this opportunity

MIDDLE SCHOOL ROUND TABLE - October 25, 2016 @ 9:00 AM

Mrs. Wendy DeVicaris will be hosting the meeting at Delran Middle School - 905 S Chester Avenue, Riverside, NJ 08075

ELEMENTARY ROUND TABLE - October 27, 2016 9:00 AM

Mrs. Sherry Knight, Principal will be hosting at

Lawrence Elementary School

316 Barclay St.

Burlington, NJ 08016
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CONGRATULATIONS to Dr. Denise P. King, Principal of B. Bernice Young Elementary School

2016 Class of National Distinguished Principals! .


The 2016 National Distinguished Principals Program was held on Oct. 6-7, 2016 in Washington, D.C. The events and activities were spectacular according to our president. A picture from the red carpet gala event is included. We are so excited and proud to have had our own BCPSA president receive this honor and recognition.

NJPSA Updates

Remember to check the NJPSA website for information.

NJPSA - Visionary Leadership Awards Nominations

Excellence Should Be Rewarded…
Take Time to Celebrate YOU!


The New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association is proud to announce a call for nominations for the prestigious Visionary Leadership Awards.
NJPSA encourages all school leaders to seize this opportunity to recognize your accomplishments and those of your schools. Nominate yourself, a colleague, or someone whose work you admire to receive one of the three NJPSA Visionary Leadership Awards.

Visionary Principal of the Year (elementary, middle, or secondary)
Visionary Vice/Assistant Principal of the Year (elementary, middle, or secondary)
Visionary Supervisor/Director of the Year (elementary, middle, or secondary)

Stand Up and Be Recognized!
The 2017 awards season begins now and culminates with an awards presentation in fall 2017 with each recipient receiving $7,000 for his/her school, as well as a $1,000 personal award. The awards process will help the selection committee identify the best among the best and ensure that the excellence of New Jersey’s educational leaders is properly celebrated.

Award Application Deadline
Individuals must submit their nomination materials to NJPSA no later than November 4, 2016. The online application can be found at www.tinyurl.com/Visionary-Award-Form(https://t.e2ma.net/click/teues/96uucb/t63g2h).
Brochure (https://t.e2ma.net/click/teues/96uucb/9y4g2h)
For more information about the NJPSA Visionary Leadership Awards, contact Stacy Barksdale-Jones at (609) 860-1200 or via email at sbarksdale@njpsa.org (mailto:sbarksdale@njpsa.org).
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