This year’s November Annual School Election will be held Nov. 5, 2024. The deadline for candidates to submit their nominating petition to the county clerk is 4 p.m., July 29, 2024.

School board secretaries and residents interested in board member candidacy can download the NJSBA 2024 November Election Candidate Kit online at NJSBA Candidates Kit on the NJSBA website. The kit includes information on:

  • Important dates.
  • Nominating petition.
  • Sample news release for business administrators.
  • Vote poster for downloading.
  • How to become a school board member.
  • Frequently asked questions.
  • Requirements of the New Jersey School Ethics Act.
  • Criminal background checks.
  • Campaign reporting requirements.

If you have any questions, please contact Ann Marie Smith in the NJSBA Communications Department via email.