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innovateNJ is New Jersey's initiative  to support innovation and practice by fostering sharing and collaboration, cultivating projects, and convening practitioners and partners. We hope that your active participation in innovateNJ will help facilitate next-generation instructional practices that will promote and heighten the college and career readiness levels of our students.

innovateNJ innovateNJ School Innovation Summit 2015 (In Partnership with NJASA)
Caesar's Palace Hotel & Casino
Atlantic City, NJ
Empire Room
May 12, 2015
10:00AM 6:00PM


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Join a community of educators committed to working together in ways that  produce replicable  and adaptable innovative practices, helping to identify what is being done and what works well across the state.  Learn more about the innovateNJ Community or  about becoming a member click here:


Learn more about innovation partners, programs, products, and providers that may help you achieve your innovative goals.  Gain insights on the ways in which innovation is taking place in school districts across the country.  Plan to attend an event to keep abreast of ways to implement personalized learning opportunities for your students.


Want to learn more about  the innovative programs  currently supported by NJDOE?  Click here for  examples of  projects that  support 21st century learning  experiences, and  ways in which  community based organizations  are assisting school district innovative initiatives.

Latest News

Is this N.J. teacher the nicest in America?

BERGENFIELD -- Bergenfield teacher Kathy Villone, 45, was raised in Bergenfield by an Irish Catholic single mother, whose "theory was kind of like Mother Teresa," she recalls.

"Don't let anybody come to you without feeling better after they come to you," she said, paraphrasing Mother Teresa's famous quote.

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N.J. Teacher of the Year joins Obama at White House

WASHINGTON — After celebrating the teacher of the year in a Rose Garden ceremony, President Obama joined the 55 educators who had formed the backdrop to pose for a group picture.

He stationed himself next to Mark Mautone, a Hoboken educator who was named New Jersey's outstanding teacher and got to participate in the White House ceremony.

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Livingston High School Students' Engineering Skills Best in State

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Livingston High School students placed first in New Jersey in an annual competition called the Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics, and Science (TEAMS), an annual STEM competition, with the team representing Grades nine/10 ranking first nationally among schools the size of Livingston High School.

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