More than 60 people attended an NJSBA training session April 5 on “Building Community Support for Your District’s Finance Proposal.”

Dr. Scott Rocco, superintendent of the Hamilton Township public schools, provided a detailed presentation on the components of successful bond campaigns in the districts he has served.

NJSBA Manager of Communications and Publications Janet Bamford moderated a discussion by panelists Laura Behrmann, president, Ramsey Board of Education; Dr. Matthew Murphy, superintendent of the Ramsey school district; Dr. Christopher Russo, assistant superintendent for finance of the West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District, and Maren Smagala, director of commuications at the North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School District.

NJSBA counsel John Burns, Esq., led a discussion of the “Do’s and Don’ts of Finance Campaigns.”

NJSBA Deputy Executive Director Frank Belluscio III welcomed the attendees.
Scott Rocco, superintendent of the Hamilton Township public schools, discusses successful bond campaigns.
NJSBA Manager of Communications and Publications Janet Bamford (left) moderates the discussion with panelists (on the WebEx screen) Dr. Matthew Murphy, Ramsey school district superintendent, and Laura Behrmann, president of the Ramsey school board, with panelists (seated at the table) Dr. Christopher Russo, assistant superintendent for finance of the West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District, and Maren Smagala, director of commuications at the North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School District.
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