Parent Q&A Videos
A PTA member from Morris County asks about the school boards role in creating policy. Steve McGettigan, Manager of NJSBA’s Policy Department responds.
A PTA member from Hudson County asks about the school boards role in deciding how the public participates at a school board meeting. Donna Kaye from NJSBA’s Legal Department responds with an overview of the rules governing public participation.
Ray Pinney NJSBA, director of member training and engagement discusses with Rose Acerra a parent in Ocean Township why school board members refer complaints back to school staff and do not solve the problem themselves.
Why do school boards meet behind closed doors? Ray Pinney NJSBA, director of member training and engagement discusses with Cathy Lindenbaum a parent in Brick Township why school boards have closed sessions.
School Funding and Property Taxes
In 2013-14, the State of New Jersey embarked on a new way to evaluate teachers called ACHIEVE NJ. Please join Ray Pinney as he discusses the why and how of these new teacher evaluations with the NJDOE official who is spearheading this effort, Tim Matheney, the Director of the Office of Evaluation/ACHIEVE NJ at DOE.