School Board Notes
New Jersey's weekly education report offers up-to-date information on legislation, court decisions and other developments affecting school districts.
January 10, 2023 • VOL. XL NO. 21
NJSBA Introduces Resources Page for Board Presidents
The New Jersey School Boards Association has debuted a new page on its website with information specifically for board of education presidents, “Resources for Board Presidents.”
Gov. Phil Murphy Signs First in the Nation K-12 Information Literacy Education Legislation
The New Jersey Department of Education will be required to develop information literacy standards in its next required update of the NJSLS.
Purnell Perspectives: The Importance of Nonpartisan Boards of Education
As board members know, while board of education elections are often hotly contested, in New Jersey they are deliberately nonpartisan. A candidate for a board of education may not be identified on a ballot as belonging to a political party.
Video Highlights Charles Pallas's Almost 50 Years of Service to Moonachie School Board
Charles Pallas, a member of the Moonachie Board of Education in Bergen County, shares why he’s so proud to be a board member – and others express their admiration for him continuing to serve even as he gears up to turn 100 in an NJSBA video.
School Leader's 'Up Close’ Feature Highlights the School Board Member of the Year
School Leader, the quarterly magazine of the New Jersey School Boards Association, is pleased to introduce a new “Up Close” companion video feature that will accompany select feature articles.
January and February Virtual County Association Meetings
The county school boards association meetings are opportunities for board members to receive professional development and up-to-date information on current education initiatives, legislation and regulations affecting public schools.
NJDOE Reminds School Officials About Financial Disclosure Statements
The NJDOE reminds school districts, charter schools, and renaissance school projects that the School Ethics Commission has established an electronic method for completing personal/relative and financial disclosure statements, which are required to be filed annually by all school officials.
Webinars Aim to Educate the Education Community about Human Trafficking
The Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Office of Safe and Supportive Schools is hosting a two-part webinar titled “Human Trafficking - The Roles of Families in Human Trafficking: Participation, Prevention, and Intervention.”
Notice of a Virtual Meeting of the NJSBA’s Board of Directors
The New Jersey School Boards Association’s Board of Directors meeting is scheduled for Friday evening, Jan. 27, 2023, at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held remotely.
New Jersey School Boards Association Audit Committee to Meet
In accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, notice is hereby provided of a meeting of the New Jersey School Boards Association’s Audit Committee.
Position Open: NJSBA Seeks Human Resources Manager and Senior Executive Assistant
The New Jersey School Boards Association is seeking a full-time human resources and senior executive assistant to join its staff.