As part of Newmark’s ongoing outreach for parents, educators and community members, we offer training workshops throughout the school year. Topics include: Shaping Behavior, Transition, Financial Planning, and Technology.

Workshops are open to the community (unless indicated) and free of charge. Space is limited so please register online or call (908) 753-0330. Workshops will be held at Newmark Education, 1000 Cellar Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076.

2017-2018 Parent Workshops

Thursday, October 26, 2017
"SCREENAGERS, Growing Up in the Digital Age":  Important film screening and director-led discussion for Newmark families only.  Time: 6:30-8:00 PM (Doors open at 6:00 PM; Film starts promptly at 6:30 PM).  We expect this free event to fill up quickly.  Register today  

Join us at Newmark for a free screening and discussion with Physician and Filmmaker, Delaney Ruston on this important topic affecting nearly child in America. SCREENAGERS is the first feature documentary to explore the impact of screen technology on kids and to offer parents proven solutions that work.

2017-2018 Parent Transition Workshops
Workshops held at Newmark, 1000 Cellar Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Beyond Group Homes - Information session regarding community housing
7:00-9:00 PM
Presented by the Hinkle, Fingles, Prior & Fischer Law Firm

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Medicaid, SSI & Other Important Entitlements
7:00-9:00 PM
Presented by the Hinkle, Fingles, Prior & Fischer Law Firm

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
N.Y.I.T. Vocational Independence Program (VIP)
7:00-8:30 PM
Learn about this residential, college-based postsecondary transition program located in Old Westbury, N.Y., for young adults with learning differences and Autism spectrum diagnoses. Led by a representative from the Admissions Office.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Centenary University Presentation
7:00-8:30 PM
Located in the heart of northwest New Jersey’s historic Skylands Region, Centenary is a private, co-educational and close-knit university community.  

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - CANCELED!
Drexel Autism Support Program
7:00- 8:30 PM

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Positive Discipline with Dr. Thomas Boyle
7:00-8:30 PM
Parent information session with Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Thomas Boyle on discipline strategies.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
NJ Division of Vocational Rehab Presentation
7:00-9:00 PM
Very important overview of services provided after age 21 through the Division of Vocational Rehab.  Parents only please.

Parent Transition Workshops are free but please register in advance.


All workshops are held at Newmark, 1000 Cellar Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ 


Newmark K-8 School & Newmark High School