School Board Notes
New Jersey's weekly education report offers up-to-date information on legislation, court decisions and other developments affecting school districts.
September 27, 2022 • VOL. XL NO. 8
Highlights from NJSBA's Board of Directors' Meeting
The New Jersey School Boards Association's board of directors met in-person and virtually on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. President Irene LeFebvre presided over the meeting from the Association’s headquarters in Trenton.
Entrepreneur, Author and Work-Life Balance Expert to Headline Workshop 2022
The New Jersey School Boards Association is proud to welcome Jon Staff, the founder and CEO of Getaway, as the keynote speaker at Workshop 2022. He will talk about the importance of rest to students, educators and all who support them.
Morris School District to Celebrate 50th Anniversary with Events for the Public
The Morris School District will celebrate its fiftieth anniversary as the only school district in New Jersey created by a court order during a two-day celebration, Oct. 1 to Oct. 2.
Robert Acerra Named Lead Coordinator, County Activities, Northern Region
Robert Acerra, who has been involved with the New Jersey PTA for more than 15 years, has joined the New Jersey School Boards Association as lead coordinator, county activities, northern region.
NJSBA’s New Executive Director Profiled in School Leader
Dr. Timothy Purnell, who became NJSBA’s ninth executive director in July, is featured in the cover story of the fall 2022 issue of School Leader magazine.
NJSBA Issues Statement on Death of Former Gov. James. J. Florio
On Sept. 26, Dr. Timothy Purnell, executive director of the New Jersey School Boards Association, issued a statement following the death of former Gov. James J. Florio, who died Sept. 25 at age 85.
NJDOE Invites Participation in K-12 COVID-19 Testing Program for 2022-2023
This school year, COVID-19 testing will again be offered at no cost to New Jersey LEAs and nonpublic schools. State-sponsored vendors will provide over-the-counter test kits monthly to participating schools.
‘Education Matters’ Highlights How Boards Can Build a Relationship with the Community
The fourth and final episode in an “Education Matters” series focusing on school governance highlights how local boards of education can build a better relationship with the community.
Oradell Board Members Honored for 30 Years of Service
Mary Katherine Norian and John Walsh, both members of the Oradell Board of Education, were recently recognized for 30 years or more of board service.
Upcoming Webinars: Join Us for Conversations on Technology Offerings and Cybersecurity
Now is your chance to register for two upcoming webinars: one on a cooperative purchasing agreement the New Jersey School Boards Association has with Carahsoft and another on cybersecurity.