October 17, 2023 • VOL. XLVII NO. 12
Riley Gartland, a mathematics teacher at Cinnaminson High School; Taylor Trost, a teacher at Norton Rogers Elementary School in Hightstown; and Virginia Fasulo, a science teacher at Lodi High School have been honored as Milken Educator Award winners.
The Legislative Committee of the New Jersey School Boards Association returned to an in-person gathering for the first time since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic on Saturday, Oct. 14 at the Association’s headquarters in Trenton.
Whether the parties will seek to settle the lawsuit or proceed to trial will be determined over the course of the next several months and, more realistically, over the next several years.
Dr. Angelica Allen-McMillan, the acting commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Education, issued a statement regarding recent events in an Oct. 13 special broadcast.
This grant opportunity prioritizes districts with elementary schools and their students in grades three and four. However, it will allow local education agencies awarded the grant to serve additional students as needed.
The fall 2023 issue of School Leader highlights an array of important topics, including a cover story reviewing recent decisions from the School Ethics Commission.
The Anti-Bullying Task Force will continue to collect written testimony from interested parties regarding the implementation of the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act in New Jersey schools. The deadline to submit testimony is Nov. 15.
If you are new to Workshop or are excited to come back to the Atlantic City Convention Center, here are some things you can do to make the most of your Workshop experience.
The New Jersey Department of Children and Families recently sent a letter to stakeholders answering some common questions related to New Jersey’s Statewide Student Support Services, also known as NJ4S.
Guidance Counselors Encouraged to Share Resource on Educator Preparation Programs to Promote the Teaching Profession
The NJDOE encourages guidance counselors to consider sharing this resource with students who are interested in pursuing a career in education.
An LEA that employs an individual holding a substitute credential may request an extension of the service limit of 20 days for an additional 20 days.
New Jersey's Statewide Parent Advocacy Network has received $999,389 from the Statewide Family Engagement Centers, which provides financial support to statewide organizations to carry out parent education and family engagement programs.
On Oct. 12, New Jersey Assistant Secretary of Agriculture Joe Atchison III marked National School Lunch Week with a visit to Samsel Upper Elementary School in Middlesex County to learn about the school’s and Sayreville Public School District’s student meal program.
As Workshop 2023 approaches, school officials are reminded of the School Ethics Commission’s policy guideline regarding acceptance of meals and entertainment at conferences.
The Marion P. Thomas Charter School Board came together to earn Board Certification in just two years.
The Essex County School Boards Association met Oct. 12 at the Glen Ridge Country Club, with attendees enjoying a panel discussion on school district finances.
Members of the Sussex County School Boards Association met Oct. 11 at the Newton Country Club, where they heard a special presentation on school district safety and security.
Mercer County, Passaic County and Somerset County have each joined the exclusive 100% Club for Workshop 2023.
School Board Notes, the weekly digital newsletter published by the New Jersey School Boards. Association, will be on a regularly scheduled break next week.