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December 1, 2005

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August 4, 2005

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February 3, 2005

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Meetings of the Statewide NIE Committee are held at the New Jersey Press Association's offices: 810 Bear Tavern Road, Suite 307, West Trenton, N.J. 08628. Our phone number is (609) 406-0600 (dial zero for the receptionist).

The NJPA offices are located in the Mountain View Office Park, which is adjacent to Exit 2 of Interstate 95 in central New Jersey ... less than two miles north of the Delaware River bridge (the Scudders Falls Bridge) linking New Jersey and Pennsylvania. (this is NOT exit 2 of the New Jersey Turnpike, which is just north of the Delaware Memorial Bridge leading to/from I-95 in the state of Delaware)

When leaving I-95 at Exit 2, turn left at the top of the exit ramp. Then turn right at the first traffic signal to enter the Mountain View Office Park.

Our offices are on the third floor of Building 840, which is clearly marked on the top of the building.

For detailed directions to NJPA's headquarters, click here or use MapQuest for the address above.

Agenda for the December 1, 2005, Meeting

Meeting will begin at 11 a.m. at the New Jersey Press Association headquarters in West Trenton, N.J.

Review of Minutes from the October 6 meeting.

Old Business:

- Recap of the NJEA tables and appearance.

- Recap of the Nellie Bly project.

Lunch

New Business:

- A regional NIE conference in N.J.; the 5 W's and will you come?

- Possible spring essay contest...a tie-in to NIE Week?

- NJPA April conference and an NIE speaker; special rate pending.

- NJPA Best Practices Contest--the NIE component.

- Another tab? Let's look at the possibilities!!

- Kohl's inserts...counting the NIE number.

Next meeting: Thursday, February 2, 2006

Agenda for the October 6, 2005, Meeting

Meeting will begin at 11 a.m. at the New Jersey Press Association headquarters in West Trenton, N.J.

Review of Minutes from the August 4 meeting.

Old Business:

- Nellie Bly NewsBook distribution report and what newspapers did to publicize the project

- Miss New Jersey poster and the revised NIE Committee leaflet

- InPrint articles on NIE

Lunch

New Business:

- Regional NIE conference possibility (survey of interest by N.J. NIE Committee and other state NIE Committees)

- NJEA Convention table and NIE Committee member participation (who's coming, what to bring, etc.)

- Read Across America efforts

- NIE Week events in March 2006 (what should the Commitee do?)

- Content for the next statewide tab ... a fall 2006 project

Next meeting: Thursday, December 1, 2005

Agenda for the August 4, 2005, Meeting

Meeting will begin at 11 a.m. at the New Jersey Press Association headquarters in West Trenton, N.J.

Review of Minutes from the June 9 meeting.

Old Business:

- Nellie Bly NewsBook printing and distribution plans (dividing among those present at the meeting the list of 210-plus teachers who have requested the NewsBook directly from NJPF).

- Report on NJPF focus group suggestions for greater statewide emphasis on NIE (focus group held on July 22)

- InPrint articles on NIE

New Business:

- NJEA Convention table and NIE Committee member participation (who's coming, what to bring, etc.)

- Regional NIE conference possibility (survey of interest by N.J. NIE Committee)

- NIE Week events in March 2006 (what should the Commitee do?)

Next meeting: Thursday, October 6, 2005

Agenda for the June 9, 2005, Meeting

Meeting will begin at 11 a.m. at the New Jersey Press Association headquarters in West Trenton, N.J.

Approval of Minutes from the April 7 meeting.

Old Business:

- Nellie Bly NewsBook update, requests from teachers, distribution by newspapers

- InPrint columnist update

- National NIE conference highlights

- Early plans for regional NIE conference in Summer 2006 in New Jersey

New Business:

- Possible teacher workshop by Mike Peterson, author of the Nellie Bly biography

- NJPF changes, with greater focus on NIE

- National NIE contest entries

- Expanding NIE audiences ... joint program with NJPA Editorial Committee??

Next meeting: Thursday, August 4, 2005

Agenda for the April 7, 2005, Meeting

Meeting will begin at 11 a.m. at the Asbury Park Press, Route 66, Neptune, N.J.

The Press is located on the north side of Route 66, about 3/4 mile east of the Garden State Parkway. Driving northbound on the Parkway, take Exit 100A and drive east toward the shore. Driving southbound on the Parkway, take Exit 102 (Asbury Avenue) and travel about 1/2 mile due east to Essex Road. Turn right onto Essex Road and travel about 1/2 mile until Essex Road merges with Jumping Brook Road. Bear right onto Jumping Brook Road, continue through the traffic light, and make a right turn onto Route 66 west. Make the first right into the parking lot of the Asbury Park Press.

Approval of Minutes from the February 3 meeting

Old Business:

- Nellie Bly NewsBook information, funding and distribution

- InPrint columnist update

New Business:

- Possible workshop by Mike Peterson, author of the Nellie Bly biography

- A look at the Asbury Park Press, courtesy of Jill Busanic, NIE coordinator

- Other possible cooperative efforts ... Money, Money, Money

- NJPA Foundation changes ... any effect for NIE?

- Host NIE regional meeting in 2006 ... partnering with another state?

Next meeting: Thursday, June 2, 2005

Agenda for the February 3, 2005, Meeting

Meeting will begin at 11 a.m. at the New Jersey Press Association headquarters in West Trenton, N.J.

Approval of Minutes from the December 2 meeting

Old Business:

- 2004 essay contest roundup

New Business:

- Nellie Bly ... the tab and online teacher's guide ... sponsorship ... possible workshop by Mike Peterson

- NJPA Circulation Conference attendance ... contest update

- So you want to enter the NAA Foundation awards competition? How to do it.

Next meeting: Thursday, April 7, 2005

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