July 12, 2022 • Vol. XLVI No. 2
On July 1, the New Jersey School Boards Association officially welcomed Dr. Timothy J. Purnell as its ninth executive director. He succeeded Dr. Lawrence S. Feinsod, who retired effective June 30.
In a pair of July 6, 2022, broadcast memos to school districts, the New Jersey Department of Education released fiscal and programmatic guidance regarding use of Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief and other federal funds.
The latest issue of School Leader magazine, available online, features a cover story on how schools can step up to serve non-English speaking families and numerous other articles of interest to board members and education stakeholders.
Lauren Knopp, a rising senior at Ocean City High School in Cape May County, will be the State Board of Education student representative for the 2022-2023 school year.
The New Jersey Department of Education has broadened the number of districts that can apply for funding from those that have 20% of their students from lower-income families (as defined by being eligible for free or reduced priced lunch) to districts with 10% of students who meet the income eligibility standards.
The program will award $68 million to support community schools across the country, which will spur the planning and capacity-building, development, implementation, operation and coordination of effective services for children and families, particularly in areas with high rates of poverty.
New Jersey School Boards Association is seeking nominees for its 18th Annual Board Member of the Year Award, which recognizes a local school board member whose work exemplifies commitment not only to the children of his or her community, but also to public education throughout the state of New Jersey.
Those who decide to seek office are encouraged to use the New Jersey School Boards Association’s Candidate Kit as a resource. It provides downloadable PDFs as well as links to important websites.
New Jersey School Boards Association is looking for engaging, creative and thoughtful submissions. Proposals should reflect the best practices in education today.
The Division of Local Government Services has issued a Notice of Special Adoption and Concurrent Proposal for the Department of Community Affairs’ design-build regulations, which were published in the July 5th edition of the New Jersey Register.