March 21, 2023
On March 17, Gov. Phil Murphy announced a bill in partnership with the Legislature to offer more than $102 million in additional funding to school districts that would see a reduction in school aid under the governor’s proposed fiscal year 2024 budget as a result of S-2.
March 13, 2023
Members of the school community are invited to attend a forum titled “Partnering to Address New Jersey’s Educator Shortages,” which will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 11 at Montclair State University.
January 30, 2023
Board of education members can now discover best practices on being a board member with a new podcast titled “The Boardroom,” which is hosted by Dr. Timothy Purnell, executive director and CEO of the NJSBA.
January 17, 2023
At its Jan. 11 monthly meeting, New Jersey’s State Board of Education marked School Board Recognition Month by unanimously approving a resolution that commends the hard work and dedication of the state’s nearly 5,000 local school board members.
January 09, 2023
As board members know, while board of education elections are often hotly contested, in New Jersey they are deliberately nonpartisan. A candidate for a board of education may not be identified on a ballot as belonging to a political party.
December 29, 2022
NJSBA has been advocating for additional state funding for schools, and for tax levy cap considerations for districts.
December 13, 2022
Dr. Timothy Purnell, executive director of the New Jersey School Boards Association, has been appointed to serve on the Task Force on Public School Staff Shortages.
December 02, 2022
Vincent DeLucia, educator-in-residence at the New Jersey School Boards Association, was one of the keynote speakers at a Nov. 30 workshop conducted by the New Jersey School Public Relations Association at the FEA Conference Center in Monroe Township.
November 09, 2022
On Wednesday, Nov. 2, Gov. Phil Murphy met with members of the LEE Group, a group of New Jersey educational organizations. Among the attendees were Irene LeFebvre, president of the New Jersey School Boards Association; and Dr. Timothy Purnell, NJSBA's executive director.
October 03, 2022
Scores of board members, lawyers and school leaders attended the New Jersey School Boards Association’s inaugural Labor & Employment Summit on Sept. 28.