Welcome to the Jersey Educator Podcast, a show created by NJEA members … for NJEA members. Whether you are a teacher, an education support professional, or a New Jersey Student Education Association member, this show will serve as a platform to help YOU bring out the best in your students . . . each and every day in your schools. The shows are hosted by Jeff Bradbury of TeacherCast.net (@TeacherCast) and Jim Boice, a field representative with NJEA (@boiceinthehood). For more information, please visit njea.org/podcast and email us at email@example.com.
In this episode, we welcome Ann Marie Ball onto the program.
About Our Guests
Ann Marie Ball is the 2014-2015 Warren County Teacher of the Year. She earned her BS in Special Education and Elementary Education from William Paterson University of NJ and her MS in Elementary Technology from Wilkes University in PA. This fall, she will begin her 29th year in education. She is currently a Math Coach and Teacher of the Gifted and Talented in the Phillipsburg School District of Phillipsburg, NJ.
Learn more about NJEA’s PRIDE in Public Education grant program at njea.org. Select “Parents and Community” and click on “PRIDE in Public Education.” Sign in to njea.org to access PRIDE materials and information, including grant applications.
Upcoming NJEA Events
- American Labor Museum Labor Day Parade: Sept. 4.
- Monmouth County Happy Hour for early career labor leaders: September 9.
- #teamnorth pizza and paychecks event: September 16 . . .
- Learn more at the events page of njea.org/earlycareermembers.
Upcoming Educational Conferences
- Find more events at The Education Calendar
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Jeffrey Bradbury, author of Kidblog: An Introduction to Blogging With Your Students, is the creator of TeacherCast.net, TeacherCast University, and Educational Podcasting Today, is an ASCD Emerging Leader, Google Certified Teacher, Google Education Trainer, PBS Learning Media Digital Innovator, speaker, writer, broadcaster, consultant and educational media specialist. He is currently the Coordinator for Technology Integration for the Westwood Regional School District in New Jersey. In 2012, Jeff was recognized as one of top 50 educators using social media at the first ever Bammy Awards and has been nominated three times in the category of Innovator of the Year. Jeff has Keynoted for the Pearson Authentic Learning Conference, EdTechNJ and most recently at Columbia University's Teacher College and Podcast Mid-Atlantic.
Jim Boice is a field representative with the New Jersey Education Association. Prior to joining NJEA is 2012, Jim was a high school English teacher for ten years in the Pennsauken Township School District of Camden County, NJ.