Shared Services

Valley Program – Northern Valley Regional; Region III Council for Special Education (Bergen County)

February 15, 2016

A public school program for children diagnosed on the autism spectrum, the Valley Program educates children from Northern Valley Regional’s two high schools, as well as the seven elementary districts that send students there. Students range in age from 3 to 16. Program features include nationally certified staff, masters-level speech therapists, training for parents and … Continued

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Twelve Years of Shared Services: The Best Educational Services, with Substantial Financial Savings – Passaic County Manchester Regional High School and Haledon – (Passaic County)

January 2015 was a milestone in Passaic County’s Manchester Regional High School and Haledon Public School Districts. The month marked the midpoint, of the 12th year, that the two districts have shared a superintendent and business administrator. To say the two districts are pleased with the arrangement is an understatement. Over the years, the shared … Continued

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Sharing Services for Performing Arts – Mount Ephraim (Camden County)

The Mount Ephraim School District recently acquired its municipality’s library building. Plans were to turn the building into a performing arts center. But estimates from private contractors for the work needed for the conversion were very high. So, the district was looking for a different solution. That solution came from the school district’s partner in … Continued

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BC Bank –Bergen County School District Banking Consortium

In 2006, a group of 23 Bergen County school boards in 2006 created a consortium for shared commercial banking services, now known as “BC Banc.” Still going strong, the consortium now includes 42 districts, most in Bergen County. The consortium is not a pooled investment, and district funds are not co-mingled. Rather, it is a … Continued

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Ability Awareness Collaboration – Wall Township (Monmouth County)

The Ability Awareness Collaboration creatively raises awareness about disabilities by partnering students from the Wall High School Peer Leaders with students from the Ladacin-Schroth School, a private school for disabled students. The program’s purpose is threefold: The Schroth students have the opportunity to socialize with students from their sending school districts; the Wall students, some … Continued

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Twelve Years of Shared Services: The Best Educational Services, with Substantial Financial Savings – Passaic County Manchester Regional High School and Haledon – (Passaic County)

February 12, 2016

January 2015 was a milestone in Passaic County’s Manchester Regional High School and Haledon Public School Districts. The month marked the midpoint, of the 12th year, that the two districts have shared a superintendent and business administrator. To say the two districts are pleased with the arrangement is an understatement. Over the years, the shared … Continued

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The Northern Valley Curriculum Center – Northern Valley Regional (Bergen County)

This shared service strives to increase student achievement by building skills, knowledge, leadership and collaboration among the staff of the seven school districts (Haworth, Closter, Demarest, Harrington Park, Old Tappan, Norwood and Northvale) that feed into Northern Valley Regional’s two high schools. The curriculum center provides all new teacher learning through a three-year academy; professional … Continued

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