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 8, 2021 • Vol. XLV No. 5
State Releases Plan to Support COVID-19 Testing for School Staff
The Murphy Administration announced a free testing program that school districts can utilize to comply with the recent Executive Order that unvaccinated school staff members be regularly tested for COVID-19.
Reflections on Hurricane Ida
The NJSBA executive director expresses words of encouragement for school districts reeling from the aftermath of the recent hurricane.
Wellness Expert to Headline NJSBA's Virtual Workshop 2021
Alisha De Lorenzo, a former educator for nearly 20 years and a licensed professional counselor, will speak live on educational leadership, forging relationships and connections and healing trauma at Virtual Workshop 2021.
NJSBA Congratulates the 21 New Jersey County Teachers of the Year
NJSBA acknowledges the hard work, talent and dedication of the educators who have been honored.
NSBA Issues Action Alert on Homework Gap
NSBA urges school board members to contact their representatives in Congress and ask them to support funding to help close the “homework gap.”
NJSBA Reorganizes into Five Divisions
The realignment will help promote collaboration and efficiency.
Policy Update: Face Coverings, Vaccination and Testing
NJSBA has added the policies for compliance with Executive Order No. 251 and Executive Order 253 pertaining to preventing the spread of COVID-19.
Board Members Meet Virtually with Assemblymen
Board members from the 40th Legislative District met with their Assembly representatives.
SEL4NJ Distributes Resources to Highlight Social-Emotional Learning
The Social-Emotional Learning Alliance for New Jersey has developed a series of information sheets on SEL.
Nominate the Next New Jersey School Board Member of the Year
Nominations for the NJSBA’s 2021-2022 Board Member of the Year Award are due Friday, Sept. 10.
Delegate Assembly Resolutions Cutoff
The cutoff for submission of resolutions for the next NJSBA Delegate Assembly is 5 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021.
Notice of a Meeting of the NJSBA Executive Committee
The NJSBA Executive Committee will meet Monday, Sept. 13 at Association headquarters.
NJSBA Legislative Committee to Meet
The NJSBA Legislative Committee will meet virtually on Sept. 18, 2021.