The Certified Board Member (formerly “Certificated Board Member”) is the second level of the NJSBA Board Member Academy certification program. Areas of study are designed to give members a firm foundation in the essential governance skills needed to carry out their responsibilities.

Certified Board Member (CBM) requirements:

  • Earn at least 20 cumulative Board Member Academy credits
  • Attend at least four county meetings
  • Attend at least one annual NJSBA Workshop
  • Attend at least one NJSBA Delegate Assembly
  • Attend at least one statewide or regional professional development program
  • Complete at least three full years of service as a local board member
  • May not have been judged to have violated the School Ethics Act (As determined by NJSBA)