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NJTESOL/NJBE Chapters

Information: Representative-at-Large: Joan Pujol mmbr@njtesol-njbe.org

ATLANTIC-CAPE MAY CONSORTIUM
Contact Patricia Jasinski at 609-927-4079 or via email at
pjasinski@njtesol-njbe.org   (home) or pjasinski@abseconschools.org  (school).

*BERGEN/PASSAIC COUNTIES CHAPTER
Contact Monica Schnee at mschnee@njtesol-njbe.org

BURLINGTON ESL CONSORTIUM
Contact Kathy Fernandez at (609) 265-0123 ex. 4016 or
kfernandez@njtesol-njbe.org.

CAMDEN COUNTY CONSORTIUM
Contact mcowperthwaite@njtesol-njbe.org , rherrero@njtesol-njbe.org , or
ybrand@njtesol-njbe.org

CUMBERLAND COUNTY
Contact JoAnne Negrin, Vineland Public Schools (Cumberland Co.)
 jnegrin@njtesol-njbe.org

ESSEX/MORRIS/UNION CHAPTER
Contact jchabanova@irvington.k12.nj.us or kbriggs@irvington.k12.nj.us.

MERCER REGIONAL CHAPTER
Contact Mindy Berman at mberman@ewrsd.k12.nj.us .

MIDDLESEX COUNTY CHAPTER
Contact Joan Pujol mmbr@njtesol-njbe.org  if you would like to organize meetings for this chapter.  

OCEAN COUNTY CHAPTER
Contact Susan Cragg at scragg@njtesol-njbe.org .

SHORE CHAPTER (Monmouth County)
Contact Brooke Mindnich at bmindnich@njtesol-njbe.org or Tracy Gironda, tgironda@njtesol-njbe.org.

SOMERSET/HUNTERDON CHAPTER
Contact Susan Harrison at sharrison@hillsborough.k12.nj.us
or sharrison@njtesol-njbe.org.

TRI-COUNTY CONSORTIUM (Camden/Gloucester/Salem)
Contact Judy Tucker, jtucker@njtesol-njbe.org

WARREN COUNTY CHAPTER
Contact: Joan Pujol mmbr@njtesol-njbe.org  if you would like to organize meetings for this chapter.   .

NO CHAPTER HERE FOR YOU?
If you do not have a chapter near you and wish to help organize
one, please contact Joan Pujol mmbr@njtesol-njbe.org .

 

*BERGEN-PASSAIC CHAPTER NEWS
The Bergen-Passaic Chapter welcomed Lucia Dolin and Linda Mankofsky as their new Co-Chair Board Members.

Congratulations to Eileen Kennedy for her recent appointment to the New Jersey State Standards Review Committee.

 


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Moving?  Remember to let us know your new address! Contact mmbr@njtesol-njbe.org or   NJTESOL/NJBE, Inc.  P.O. Box 189   Union, NJ   07083-0189.


The Hotlist

If you are among the more than 1100 NJTESOL/NJBE members participating in the Hotlist, you know that the Hotlist is communication, networking, problem-solving, and advice at your fingertips. With just a few clicks to open your e-mail, you can find information about state laws and standards, advice, best practices, material searches, testing questions, and advocacy. A sampling of recent topics demonstrates the scope of the subjects under discussion.

hotlist

Resources for ELLs
Modified Lessons for Newcomers
Standards
English classes for parents of ELL students
Exiting Students
Higher Ed Materials
Assessment
Testing

As an organization, we would like to thank those who regularly provide carefully thought-out, researched replies to the many questions that members pose.  We especially appreciate the answers to questions of state regulations and testing given by Raquel Sinai and Lori Ramella at NJDOE. 

Hosted at Webelists, we have been able to enjoy almost uninterrupted communication for the four and a half years in spite of increased security by members’ e-mail providers.  However, the main cause of blocked messages is due to members reporting them as spam.  For this reason, if you decide that you do not want to participate, do not report messages as spam!  E-mail me at mpongracz@njtesol-njbe.org to be removed from the list.

Please also be careful not to accidently send a message to your spam folder.  If you do, your e-mail will be removed immediately.  I avoid this by using the delete key on my computer rather than the mouse. If you think that this has happened, you can contact me to have your address put back on. 

Thank you.

Marilyn

Marilyn Pongracz is our web-mistress and may be reached at mpongracz@njtesol-njbe.org


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