October 4, 2022 • VOL. XL NO. 9
Patrick Dunning, a multimedia artist who has traveled throughout the United States for the past 20 years highlighting a multifaceted art project, has been added as a keynote speaker to the New Jersey School Boards Association’s annual Workshop, Oct. 24-26 in Atlantic City.
On Thursday, Sept. 29, the Senate Education Committee met for the first time since June to consider various pieces of legislation that would impact public schools. Various other committees also met to consider education-related bills.
The NJ4S network is expected to launch in the 2023-2024 academic year and will include an additional $8.5 million in American Rescue Plan Funds to support the startup of NJ4S hubs on top of the $6.5 million in ARP funds already included in the 2023 budget to meet student needs.
John Henry, senior manager of STEAM and sustainable schools at the New Jersey School Boards Association, has retired after nine years of dedicated service with the Association.
Scores of board members, lawyers and school leaders attended the New Jersey School Boards Association’s inaugural Labor & Employment Summit on Sept. 28.
On Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, the New Jersey School Boards Association held regional meetings in the northern, central and southern portion of the state to provide information to school board candidates.
The U.S. Department of Education invites school districts to apply for two grant programs to increase access to mental health services for students and young people, totaling $280 million.
The New Jersey School Boards Association would like to congratulate Somerset County for joining the club exclusive to counties sending all their districts to Workshop 2022.
Three Bridges Elementary School in Hunterdon County was presented with the “Best in New Jersey Farm to School Award” as part of the 12th annual Jersey Fresh Farm to School Week being held Sept. 26-30.
Gov. Phil Murphy announced his nominations of Mary Bennett, Dr. Kwanghee Jung and Dr. Claudine Keenan to the New Jersey State Board of Education in a Sept 29 news release. Their nominations will be sent to the state Senate for confirmation.
The New Jersey Department of Education Office of Special Education is hosting a virtual roundtable discussion regarding the New Jersey Deaf Student's Bill of Rights and the New Jersey Communication Plan Template for students who are deaf, hard of hearing, or deafblind.
In accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, notice is hereby provided of a meeting of the New Jersey School Boards Association Resolutions Subcommittee. The meeting will be held remotely on Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 4:30 p.m.