Professional Development Catalog

NRESC Spring Offerings

The NRESC offers a catalog of cost effective workshops in the areas of business services, legal updates, communications support, educational and leadership best practices, technology, and related services–just to name a few! In addition, the NRESC is coordinating with local universities and providers to provide a multitude of options to meet the needs of individuals and/or school districts.

Please contact Fran Leishman in the Education Department for enrollment or pricing information. We can be reached at:

973-614-8585, ext. 110

Current Offerings

All of the offerings are "On Demand" and can be scheduled to fit in with the needs of your school calendar. The NRESC can also provide these training on site at one of our locations to via video conference!

Special Education

Handle With Care Training
Half day or full day workshop to certify staff in restraint/seclusion training.

ABA Supervision
Ongoing course that will fulfill the supervision requirements for BCBA in your district.

Co-Teaching Training
Half day or full day workshop-general and special education teachers will be trained in the implementation of co-teaching models as well as different ways to make the most out of their partnership.

AAC Devices and Strategies
Strategies for how to use and implement AAC devices and programs for your students with speech and language needs.

ABA and Behavior Management Through Dyadic Modeling
Best Practices of dyadic modeling for teachers and therapists to address behavioral challenges and academic needs of an ABA classroom with limited staff.

Aging Out of School and Into the DDD
A guide to navigate the difficult transition from school based special needs to adult services for parents.

Instructional Technology

G-Suite for Educators
Learn how to effectively use Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Tasks, Google Keep, and Google Contacts, Docs, Sheets, Forms, and google classroom.

Microsoft Office for Educators
Learn how to effectively use word, excel, powerpoint, and outlook.

Email Basics for Educators
Make the most of Microsoft outlook or Gmail

Chrome Extensions
There are hundreds of extensions that can help make your students browser more efficient and provide educational opportunities. This session will highlight some of these apps and the best way to use them.

Business Office

Business Ethics
School officials should “lead by example” when it pertains to ethics in purchasing. This session reviews the dos’ and don’ts of ethical purchasing with uncomfortable examples of school officials who were not ethical.

Business Office Procedures and Regulations
This session provide ideas and tips for running day to day operations of an effective and efficient business office.

Public School Purchasing
Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 5:34-1.1 (b), school districts are required to provide training to school officials on proper purchasing procedures. This session presents the basic concepts to give in the mandatory training session.

Public School Bidding
This session provides a background in the proper ways to execute, advertise, and open a bid as public school business department.

RFP/ Competitive Contracting
This session provides a background in the proper ways to write and develop successful competitive contracts in order to find the most cost effective services for your school district.


District Branding
This session will help you align your visual identity with your educational experience.

Crisis Communications and Media Relations
This session will cover the phases of crisis communication along with best practices for messaging and managing the media.

Intro to Social Media
Consistency is key when it comes to social media. Learn how to increase your presence and your following on social media.

Don't see a workshop to meet your needs? We will develop one for you and your district!



Please contact Fran Leishman in the Education Department for enrollment or pricing information.