April 19, 2022 • Vol. XLV No. 35
On June 10, join Glenn Proctor for a meaningful session on how you can become more effective in your leadership role. Proctor is a certified professional coach, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, retired newspaper editor, mental health advocate and instructor, author, former Marine corps gunnery sergeant and Vietnam veteran.
Passaic County Technical-Vocational Schools recognized the service of Albert A. Alexander, a former board of education member and board president, with the naming of the PCTVS softball field in his honor.
Scott Downie, principal of Spiezle Architectural Group, recently participated in a school security roundtable in the latest issue of School Leader magazine. In this interview, he shares more insights on the topic, including how schools can more effectively navigate school security.
Voters approved all the proposed school budgets except in three municipalities: Fredon in Sussex County, North Bergen in Hudson County and Oakland in Bergen County.
The data collected from the survey will help develop a funding strategy to replace all of the state’s school buses with electric buses by 2035. Most school buses in New Jersey run on diesel fuel.
Marlene A. McConnell from Gloucester County was recognized with a plaque honoring her 30 years of service as a board member.
The U.S. Department of Education recently released its inaugural equity action plan to advance racial equity and support for underserved communities through the federal government.
In recognition of Autism Awareness Month, which is celebrated every April, the New Jersey School Boards Association joins the New Jersey Department of Education in urging educators, students and parents to learn more about autism spectrum disorder.
The advanced placement test fee for the 2021-2022 school year will be offset with support from the College Board and the New Jersey Department of Education for students enrolled in an AP class and who qualify as low-income, according to an advisory from the NJDOE.
The agenda, to the extent known at this time, will include approval of the minutes from the Feb. 26 meeting and updates from the Governmental Relations Department. Assembly Minority Leader John DiMaio, Legislative District #23, will be a guest speaker.