School Board Notes
New Jersey's weekly education report offers up-to-date information on legislation, court decisions and other developments affecting school districts.
November 15, 2022 • VOL. XL NO. 14
State Board of Education Acts on Numerous Items at November Meeting
At its November meeting, the New Jersey State Board of Education discussed and acted on numerous items.
Unofficial Results Show Voters in Trenton Approve Changing to a Type II District
Unofficial results show that in Trenton, voters approved changing from a Type I district appointed by the mayor to a Type II district with its members elected by the voters.
Save the Date for the Fall School Law Forum
Save the date for this year’s in-person Fall School Law Forum, which will be Dec. 14, 2022, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Virtual Governance 1 Training to Be Offered for New Board Members
The New Jersey School Boards Association is happy to bring new board members engaging virtual sessions of Governance I: New Board Member Orientation.
NJSBA to Host Regional Program for New and Not-So-New Board Members
The NJSBA is hosting regional programs designed to provide new board members with important information they will need. The programs will cover a variety of topics and will offer ample opportunities to ask questions and network.
Letter to State Directors of Special Education Focuses on Helping Highly Mobile Children with Disabilities
On Nov. 10, the U.S. Department of Education released a letter to state directors of special education with resources, guidance and important principles to help highly-mobile children with disabilities.
USDOE Initiative to Support Career-Connected Learning
As part of the program’s launch, the USDOE announced $5.6 million in Perkins funding for a new program to expand work-based learning opportunities for students.
Mansfield Board Member Honored for 30 Years of Service
Jim Momary, a member of the Mansfield Township Board of Education, was recognized for 30 years of board service at a recent Warren County School Boards Association meeting.
Mine Hill Board of Education Earns Board Certification
Board Certification recognizes the full board’s commitment to training and effective governance in areas such as decision-making, planning, holding effective meetings and focusing on student achievement.
Mendham Township Elementary School Honored for School Leader Recognition
Mendham Township Elementary School was recently honored for being one of six New Jersey school districts that was recognized in the New Jersey School Boards Association’s annual School Leader Awards as a recognized program for its “Mission to Create a Positive School Culture & Climate.”
Position Open: Full-Time Field Service Representative (Newly Created Position)
The New Jersey School Boards Association is seeking a full-time field service representative to meet the specific needs of local school boards in the northern part of the state.
Position Open: Legal Counsel, Human Resources Professional
The New Jersey School Boards Association is seeking a legal counsel/human resources professional to join its team.