NJSBA President Irene LeFebvre has been named to the Boonton Town High School Hall of Fame.
“Irene LeFebvre has been giving back to her community for decades,” said NJSBA Executive Director Dr. Lawrence S. Feinsod. “Her keen intellect, strong leadership skills and devotion to children have set the tone for her service both at the NJSBA and at her local board of education, where she has held leadership positions for more than 20 years. She richly deserves the honor bestowed upon her as an inductee into the Boonton Town High School Hall of Fame.”
LeFebvre, a 26-year veteran of the Boonton Town Board of Education, was elected president of the New Jersey School Boards Association during the organization’s virtual Delegate Assembly on Saturday, May 15, 2021.
She has served on the Boonton Town Board of Education for 26 of the past 27 years. She was elected president and vice president several times, and chaired many board committees. She led the board through NJSBA board certification twice, serving as chair during the process, and served as liaison to the Morris County Educational Services Commission.
LeFebvre served on the NJSBA Board of Directors as an alternate and as a member representing Morris County. While on the Morris County School Boards Association, she served as president, member of the executive committee and vice president of legislation, and as representative on the NJSBA County Association Leadership (CAL) committee.
LeFebvre was named the NJSBA School Board Member of the Year for 2020-2021, and has earned her Certified Board Member, Master Board Member, and Certified Board Leader certifications through the NJSBA Board Member Academy.
Her NJSBA task force membership includes the Opportunities for Non-College-Bound Learner Task Force; Ambassador Program: Career-Focused Students; Task Force on the Delivery of Mental Health Services; and the Health and Wellness Steering Committee.
As chair of the NJSBA Special Education Standing Committee, LeFebvre has presented testimony to both the state Senate and Assembly Education Committees and the Montclair State University Summer Conference on Special Education.
LeFebvre is currently retired. She taught math at Boonton High School, and at the Passaic County Educational Services Commission (PCESC) in its alternative education program. She then served as assistant principal, principal and director of educational programs at PCESC until retirement.