School Board Notes
New Jersey's weekly education report offers up-to-date information on legislation, court decisions and other developments affecting school districts.
February 28, 2023 • VOL. XLVI NO. 28
Senate Education Committee, Assembly Appropriations Committee and Full Senate and Assembly Advance Various Education Measures
The last week has been an incredibly busy one at the State House. In this legislative update, the NJSBA's governmental relations team provides a detailed account of various measures that relate to education.
High Impact Tutoring and RAPID Learning Acceleration Programs Seek to Boost Student Learning
On Feb. 24, the New Jersey Department of Education announced the launch of three critical initiatives designed to promote academic recovery and accelerate learning.
Board President’s Corner: When Is a Recorded Roll Call Vote Required?
As part of its continued focus to provide resources to school board presidents, the NJSBA will be answering questions through its monthly Board President’s Corner column. This month’s question is, "When is a recorded roll call vote required? Can you give specific examples?"
Earn Qualified Purchasing Agent Credits at NJSBA's Third Annual Spring Education Symposium
The New Jersey School Boards Association will host its third annual Spring Education Symposium on Tuesday, April 25, 2023. The virtual event will feature concurrent training sessions covering meaningful subjects school officials have requested.
Sen. Andrew Zwicker and Assemblywoman Sadaf Jaffer to Speak at NJSBA Legislative Committee Meeting
On Saturday, March 4, the New Jersey School Boards Association’s Legislative Committee will hold its quarterly meeting with Sen. Andrew Zwicker (D-16) and Assemblywoman Sadaf F. Jaffer (D-16) to be featured as guest speakers.
Schools Invited to Participate in SEL Day 2023
SEL4US and The Urban Assembly invite schools and communities around the globe to celebrate the fourth annual International SEL Day on Friday, March 10, 2023.
Celebrate Public Schools Week Feb. 27 to March 3
The National School Public Relations Association recently released an array of resources to help its members and their school districts and organizations celebrate Public Schools Week, which is Feb. 27 to March 3.
Get Involved: Volunteer to Help NJSBA
NJSBA President Irene LeFebvre reminds board members that the NJSBA has opportunities for volunteer service on standing committees and task forces, as well as on occasional ad hoc committees.
Reminder: Nomination to NJSBA Office by Petition
Nominating petitions must be signed by at least 10 members from at least five different district boards of education and filed with the NJSBA executive director.
Position Open: NJSBA Seeks Accounting Manager
The New Jersey School Boards Association is seeking an accounting manager to join its Finance and Operations Division. Interested candidates should submit a resume by March 2, 2023.
Position Open: NJSBA Seeks Senior Policy Manager
The New Jersey School Boards Association is seeking a full-time senior policy manager to provide policy services to boards of education as part of its Member Services and Strategic Partnerships Division.