2016 Convention and Legislative Conference Schedules

Friday April 8

3:00-7:00 PM Registration

4:00-5:30 – Issue to Message: Janet Bass, AFT Deputy Director, Communications

6:00-9:00 – Welcome, Dinner

Presentation – Setting the Agenda:  Ed Muir, Manager, AFT Research and Strategic Initiatives

National Update:  Honorable Congressman Donald Norcross, U.S. District One

Saturday April 9

7:30-9:00 AM Registration

7:45-8:45 AM Breakfast and Speaker

9:00-11:30 AFTNJ Convention (registered delegates/alternates only)

11:45-1:15 Breakout Sessions:

  • 2016 Pension Ballot Referendum
  • Advancing Adjuncts
  • Faculty and Professional Staff Evaluation and Assessment: Do’s, Don’ts, and Pitfalls
  • 10 Essential Elements of an Effective Lobby Visit

1:30-3:00 Lunch, Speaker, Election Results, Awards

1:30-3:00PM – Award Luncheon

Friend of Labor:  Lawrence Hamm, Chairman, People’s Organization for Progress

Joe Del Grosso Friend of Education PK-12:  Charlie Wowkanech, President, NJ AFLCIO

Friend of Education HE:  Gordon MacInnes, President, NJ Policy Perspective

Ray Peterson Pride of the Union Award: Dave McClure, Union County College

Local Hero Awards

3:00-5:00PM – United Adjunct Local 2222 Membership Meeting…

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