The NJSBA Annual School Leader Award

Let us spotlight your success! The New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA) is now accepting entries for the annual School Leader Awards. The School Leader awards showcase creative New Jersey public school programs that enhance learning.

2021 School Leader Awards: Addressing the Challenges of Remote Learning. This year the School Leader Awards will showcase creative and effective programs and practices that New Jersey schools have used to address the challenges of remote learning created by the COVID-19 school closure.

Entries are judged on the level of innovation, and how well the program addresses specific needs of the students in a remote learning environment.

Each program entry should include:

  • Name and title of person responsible for program
  • Concise goal statement
  • Description of program, no longer than 700 words
  • Information/statistics illustrating the results of program

Supplemental materials, if available, such as brochures, flyers, letters, and announcements. (CDs, DVDs, videos or diskettes will NOT be accepted)

The deadline for submissions is June 25, 2021. Winning entries will be recognized later this year.

Submit entries electronically. Download the School Leader Award entry form and fill in all required fields. Submit the form and any images or additional documentation as an email attachment and send it to

Questions about the awards can be directed to Ann Marie Smith at