In accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, notice is hereby provided of a meeting of the New Jersey School Boards Association Resolutions Subcommittee. The meeting is scheduled to be held on Saturday, March 27, at 9 a.m.
The meeting is open to the public. The public may call into 1-415-655-0002 (Access Code 127 731 4866). The agenda, to the extent known at this time, will include review and action on one resolution, which will come before the Annual Delegate Assembly on May 15, 2021. The resolution that will be considered by the subcommittee is listed below, including the sponsor and the topic.
South Orange-Maplewood (Essex)
Proposes revised policy language to express the belief that it is important to cultivate inclusive, affirming and welcoming school communities that contribute to the overall safety, pedagogy and school climate; and to support and work with board members and school districts to create greater awareness, to ensure continued safety, support, student engagement and implementation of best practices and policies of all students, including those who are perceived as being lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning, or who are LGBTQ+.
Notice is also provided that the Emergency Resolutions Subcommittee may be required to meet on May 10 if any resolutions are received by the Association to be considered as emergency resolutions, prior to the cutoff date of May 7, for the Delegate Assembly agenda.