SOURCE: EDUCATIONAL TESTING SERVICE

Educational Testing Service

October 14, 2009 10:13 ET

NJ Education Forum to Address Issues of Globalization and Connectivity

PRINCETON, NJ--(Marketwire - October 14, 2009) - Educational Testing Service, the New Jersey Department of Education and the New Jersey Education Association, will host esteemed New Jersey educators at the 2009 Educational Forum of New Jersey, Globalization: Developing Creative Connections.

The Globalization Forum will focus on developing globally competent students and infusing global perspectives into teaching and learning across content areas from preschool through high school. Participants will discover how to guide their students to think to the future and act with global understanding. They will also learn how they can infuse ideas and strategies for incorporating global perspectives into all aspects of their teaching.

The keynote speaker is Shari Becker Albright, Ed.D., Chief Operating Officer for Asia Society International Studies Schools Network. Small group discussions will follow the keynote address.

What:       2009 Educational Forum of New Jersey

When:       Saturday, October 17, 2009
            8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where:      ETS
            Conant Hall, Lounge C
            Rosedale Rd.
            Princeton, NJ 08541

Expected attendees include the National Board Certified Teachers® (NBCT), the Presidential Awardees for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST), Milken National Educators and Teachers of the Year.

This free forum includes breakfast and lunch.

About ETS

At nonprofit ETS, we advance quality and equity in education for people worldwide by creating assessments based on rigorous research. ETS serves individuals, educational institutions and government agencies by providing customized solutions for teacher certification, English-language learning, and elementary, secondary and post-secondary education, as well as conducting education research, analysis and policy studies. Founded in 1947, ETS develops, administers and scores more than 50 million tests annually -- including the TOEFL® and TOEIC® tests, the GRE® test and The Praxis Series™ assessments -- in more than 180 countries, at over 9,000 locations worldwide. www.ets.org

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