October 3, 2023 • VOL. XLVII NO. 10
The STEAM Tank Challenge is an opportunity for students to reimagine and redesign New Jersey to ensure our state is sustainable, healthy, equitable and a safe place for everyone to live, work and play.
This year, creating an agenda catered to your interests and needs is easier than ever with session tracks. Hand-picked by NJSBA staff members, these seven session tracks are designed to help you maximize your Workshop experience.
The New Jersey School Boards Association will host its Leadership Conference: “Everyone Moving Forward Together!” on Friday, November 17, 2023, at Crowne Plaza in Plainsboro, New Jersey.
The New Jersey School Boards Association has a slate of engaging, timely webinars lined up for the next couple of months, with more being added soon.
Janet Bamford, chief public affairs officer at the New Jersey School Boards Association, teamed up with John Burns, the Association’s senior legislative counsel; and Mary Ann Friedman, a field service representative, to share best practices in a presentation titled “Board Members, Social Media and Freedom of Speech” at the New Jersey School Public Relations Association’s fall Workshop on Oct. 2.
Dr. Jonathan Hodges of New Jersey’s Paterson Board of Education has been honored by the National School Boards Association with the 2023 Benjamin Elijah Mays Lifetime Achievement Award.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the Health Resources and Services Administration and the Administration for Children and Families, recently announced $206 million in grant awards toward youth mental health.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is giving an estimated 3,000 more school districts in high-need areas the option to serve breakfast and lunch to all students at no cost, by expanding the availability of the Community Eligibility Provision, commonly known as CEP.
To support educators, the New Jersey Department of Education and the New Jersey Department of Health have collaboratively selected materials to support educators in instruction regarding ticks and tick-borne illnesses.
The New Jersey School Boards Association's Student Film Showcase is an exciting event being featured once again at this year's Workshop at the Atlantic City Convention Center on Oct. 24 and 25, 2023.
U.S. Department of Education Awards More Than $35 Million to Develop Personnel in Support of Children with Disabilities
Data released in 2022 from the National Center for Education Statistics revealed 45% of U.S. public schools operated without a full teaching staff in October 2022, and special education teaching positions had the highest vacancy rates.
Local public contracts law and public school contracts law contracting units must cross-check prospective contractor and vendor names against the WALL before awarding any contract over the quote threshold.
The state treasurer has exercised her authority to adjust bid thresholds for contracting units subject to the Local Public Contracts Law and the Public School Contracts Law, according to a local finance notice.
The New Jersey School Boards Association would like to congratulate Morris County on joining the exclusive 100% Club for Workshop 2023.
The Manchester Regional Board of Education in Passaic County has earned New Jersey School Boards Association’s Board Certification.
The Warren County School Boards Association held a meeting Wednesday, Sept. 25, at Architect’s Golf Club in Phillipsburg.
The Passaic County School Boards Association met Tuesday, Sept. 24 at Barnyard and Carriage House in Totowa.