Spring 2023 Vol. 54 No. 4
For the high school’s “What’s Next” career fair, Piscataway invited more than 40 representatives from trade schools, industry, government, trade unions, military branches, vocational programs, civil service and small businesses – including several Piscataway alumni.
What hasn’t and will not change is the support that NJSBA offers its more than 5,000 members! The Association stands ready to assist you with recurring responsibilities and guide you through the unforeseen challenges.
I would urge board members to spread the word about the advantages of a career in education — the inherent satisfactions of helping children, the job stability and family-friendly schedule and the fulfillment that can come from knowing you are helping to shape the future and build a better world.
NJSBA’s popular New Board Member Weekend Orientation returned this winter for the first time since early 2020. Two weekends — held Feb. 3-5 and March 10-12, provided training to nearly 200 new board members.
The Negotiations Data Portal contains various resources, including a new custom report generator that can be a powerful tool for school board members and administrators.
The public’s right to express concerns to government officials is enshrined in the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, but there is much misunderstanding about the outer limits of that freedom, and in particular what those limits are at public school board meetings.
Policy is the language of the board table. Board members govern the district through policy – and taking the time to learn the policies that apply to your role as a board member is imperative.
The Bound Brook High School Innovative Career Technical Education and Work Based Learning program was a recognized program in the annual School Leader awards.