NJSBA’s anthology on the basics of board membership includes articles on topics ranging from board-superintendent relations and tips for new board members, to the board’s role in curriculum and in finance. The book also includes a Glossary of Education Terms and Acronyms. The publication is available electronically to our members at no cost through the password-protected portal of our website.
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Beyond majority rules, how much do you really know about parliamentary procedure? This concise guide provides an overview of Robert’s Rules of Order for new members and veterans alike. A precedence-of-motions chart is included for quick reference. This is available for free download to NJSBA members through the password-protected portal.
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This concise brochure explains the responsibilities of the board of education and the chief school administrator. It is an excellent resource for new board members, superintendents and citizens who want a better understanding of school governance. This document is available to download for free to NJSBA members and non-members.
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Our comprehensive reference guide makes it easy for you to connect with government officials. It includes contact information for all state and federal lawmakers, the New Jersey Department of Education, the State Board of Education, and other state officials. Tips for communicating with your legislators are also included. This document is available for free download to NJSBA members through the password-protected portal.
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