The “Ten Things Every School Board Candidate Should Know before Taking Office,” series contains important information for candidates—and for newly elected board members.
Topics include criminal history record checks for newly elected board members; the Sunshine Law; the Board Member Code of Ethics; mandated training; and professional development opportunities.
Experts form NJSBA’s Legal and Labor Relations Services Department delve into these and other issues with Ray Pinney, host of “Education Matters.”
The Ten Things Every School Board Candidate Should Know Before Taking Office
Episode 1: Conflicts of Interest
Episode 2: The Sunshine Law (Open Public Meetings Act)
Episode 3: The Oath of Office—What It Means
Episode 4: Training Requirements for School Board Members
Episode 5: Criminal Background Checks
Episode 6: The Code of Ethics for School Board Members
Episode 7: Nepotism
Episode 8: Financial and Personnel Disclosure Forms and Other Filings
Episode 9: The Role of the School Board: Policy and Goal-Setting
Episode 10: Services and Resources for Board Members