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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 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.
 2016-2017 Training Dates
September
SID Management Wed, Sep 28 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
SID Management 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Graduation Training Thu, Sep 29 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Graduation Training 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
October
State Assessment Registration Submission Mon, Oct  3 9:00 AM  - 10:00 AM
State Assessment Registration Submission   1:00 PM  - 2:00 PM
State Submission Tue, Oct 4 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
State Submission 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Graduation Training Wed, Oct 5 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Graduation Training 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
New User Training Thu, Oct 6 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
New User Training 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
State Assessment Registration Submission Tues, Oct 11  10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
State Assessment Registration Submission   2:00 PM  - 3:00 PM
SMID Management Wed, Oct 12 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
SMID Management 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
State Assessment Registration Submission Thurs, Oct 13  9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
State Assessment Registration Submission   1:00 PM  - 2:00 PM
Special Education Submission Tue, Oct 18 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Special Education Submission 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Staff Submission Wed, Oct 19 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Staff Submission 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
State Assessment Registration Submission Thurs, Oct 20  10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
State Assessment Registration Submission   2:00 PM  - 3:00 PM
Staff Submission Mon, Oct 24 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Staff Submission 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
SMID Management Tue, Oct 25 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
SMID Management 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
State Submission Wed, Oct 26 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
State Submission 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Special Education Submission Thu, Oct 27 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Special Education Submission 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
District Reports Training Mon, Oct 31 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
District Reports Training 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM