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.
 

Mandatory New Parent Workshop "Introduction to the Newmark Parent Curriculum" - Tuesday, September 17, 2019
9:00 AM and 6:00 PM
For all NEW parents and 9th grade parents.
Registration 
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Parent Transition "Options After High School" - Tuesday, November 12, 2019
6:30-8:45 PM - Open to the public REGISTER

Finding "the best fit" for your teen is critical to their future success.  Join the Newmark Transition Team and select Colleges/Agencies for an important evening event.  Advance Registration is required.
 
EVENT CHECK-IN (6:30-6:45 PM)

SESSION I: COLLEGE/AGENCY PRESENTATIONS (6:45-7:30 PM) – Select 1
  • The ENHANCE Program at Ramapo College (NJ) – Therapeutic support program focuses on social, emotional and organizational growth to assist students with Autism Spectrum Disorder to adapt in college and beyond. Presenter: Ms. Suzanne Caligi, Coordinator, ENHANCE Program      
  • COMPASS at Fairleigh Dickinson University (NJ) – Designed to provide critical support during the first two years of college to young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder so that they can discover new competencies, hone trusted coping skills and explore new opportunities. Presenter: Ms. Madonna Saganda, Florham Campus COMPASS Director
  • Northwest College Support (ID) Transition program designed to help students through a team approach of life coaching, education coaching and individual therapy to become successful at college and other post-secondary options. Also provides living environments and community activities for students enrolled in the program. Presenter: Ms. Traci Stluka, Admissions Director
  • College Life Mentor (CLM) – Autism Think Tank (NJ) – Offers a personalized mentoring program to prepare teens for the challenges of college living. Teens are mentored from the college application process to the organizational and social/emotional support aspects of higher education. Presenter: Ms. Sheri Marino, Executive Director
  • HoHoKus School of Trade & Technical Sciences (NJ) Provides hands-on training for a variety of in-demand occupations including Plumber, Electrician, Welder and Building Maintenance. Small class sizes and one-on-one attention from experienced instructors. Presenter: Mr. Marco Zambonino, Director of Admissions
 SESSION II: COLLEGE/AGENCY PRESENTATIONS (7:35-8:20 PM) – Select 1
  • The Achievement Center at Raritan Valley Community College (NJ) – A certificate-based, post-secondary program that is student-centered and offers individualized strategies. Provides a bridge and support to help students achieve their individual goals. Presenter: Mr. Bob Hulit, Curriculum Coordinator
  • Collegewise (NJ) Provides top-notch admissions advice to students who need it, regardless of their ability to pay, one-on-one counseling services. Counselors work with students to create customized plans, set deadlines and assist with thoughtful application completion. Presenter: Ms. Stephanie Toye, Director of Tutoring
  • College Support Program (CSP) at Rutgers (NJ) - Supports students on the Autism Spectrum throughout their Rutgers experience. Comprehensive program assists students through collaboration with University services addressing executive functioning, social competence, academic skills, self-care, self-advocacy and career prep. Presenter: Ms. Courtney Butler, Program Coordinator
  • Ross School (NY) – Offers a postgraduate program open to all students who have earned a high school diploma and are looking to enhance their study skills and/or strengthen their academic profile. Summer programs are also available. Presenter: Ms. Alyse Clark, Assistant Director of Admissions
  • Northwest College Support (ID) Transition program designed to help students through a team approach of life coaching, education coaching and individual therapy to become successful at college and other post-secondary options. Also provides living environments and community activities for students enrolled in the program. Presenter: Ms. Traci Stluka, Admissions Director
 GENERAL (8:25-8:45 PM) – Collect materials and meet representatives




Parent Transition "Navigating Financial & Legal Matters" - Thursday, March 19, 2020
6:30-9:00 PM - details coming soon