The NJSBA Nominating Committee’s report and recommended slate of officer candidates for the 2019-2021 term of office was published in the Feb. 20 issue of School Board Notes.

Pursuant to NJSBA bylaws, candidates for all positions may also be nominated by petition. Petitions must be signed by at least 10 members from at least five different boards of education, filed with the NJSBA executive director, and received no later than April 3 at 5 p.m.

Details on requirements for officer candidates and petitions, including instructions on where to send petitions and a sample petition, can all be found in the School Board Notes article linked above. A sample petition may also be obtained from Cindy Harrison in the NJSBA executive office. She can be reached at or at (609) 278-5254.