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 7, 2023 • VOL. XL NO. 25
State Board Adopts Updated School Ethics Regulations, Passes Resolution in Honor of CTE Month
The New Jersey State Board of Education adopted updated school ethics regulations and passed a resolution in honor of Career and Technical Education Month in New Jersey.
NJSBA Goes to Washington
Last week, school leaders from across New Jersey traveled to Washington, D.C., to attend a national advocacy conference. The first two days of the conference consisted of informational sessions on some of the most pressing issues facing public school districts.
Dr. Dale G. Caldwell, a Former NJSBA School Board Member of the Year, Named Next President of Centenary University
Dr. Dale G. Caldwell, president of the New Brunswick Board of the Education as well as board president of the Piscataway-based Educational Services Commission of New Jersey, has been named the fifteenth president of Centenary University.
Upcoming NJSBA Webinars to Focus on an Array of Best Practices
The New Jersey School Boards Association has a slate of engaging, timely webinars scheduled over the next couple of months with more being added soon. Discover what’s in store and register for the programs that interest you the most.
Registration Opens for NJSBA’s Virtual Spring Education Symposium
This virtual event will feature multiple concurrent training sessions covering meaningful subjects school officials have requested, including improving community relations, exploring education innovations and re-examining school ethics.
Call for Submissions: Be Recognized as an Innovator in Special Education
Highlight your school’s exemplary programs and services for students with special needs by entering the Innovations in Special Education Award program.
NJSBA's Senior Manager of Legal and Labor Relations Speaks at Law Conference
Kathleen Asher, senior manager, legal and labor relations at the NJSBA, participated in a panel presentation and discussion titled “The Front Lines of the Culture War” on Feb. 1 at the 2023 School Law Conference.
NJDOE to Evaluate and Report on Lactation-Related Policies at Schools
Schools are asked to have the appropriate member of its staff/administration complete the 2023 Survey on Lactation-Related Policies, so that the New Jersey Department of Education can compile the necessary data to prepare its annual report on lactation-related policies.
Recent High School Graduates and Current Students Can Apply to Attend National Youth Science Camp
Students who graduated or expect to graduate from high school from July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024, can apply to attend the 2023 National Youth Science Camp, which will be held with a hybrid model from June 19, 2023, to July 12, 2023.
Obituary: Bruce White, Longtime Ewing Board of Education Member and Educator, Dies
Bruce White served on the Ewing Board of Education for more than 30 years before retiring in 2020. He was also a proud member of the Ewing Kiwanis Club for decades.