Archived and Upcoming Webinars

The Perils of Electronic Communication: Understanding Your Obligations as a Public Official

08/25/2021 11:00 am

Delve into the New Jersey School Ethics Commission requirements for public school board members and learn how to avoid conflict of interest or ethics charges when expressing yourself online.

This critical session will cover updates to the state’s Open Public Meetings Act, also known as “The Sunshine Law,” which requires select government proceedings and public employee communications to be open and publicly available. We also will explore how the Open Public Records Act (OPRA) applies to school officials online.

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The New Jersey Code of Ethics for School Board Members

07/22/2020 11:00 am

It is essential that the conduct of members of local boards of education hold the respect and confidence of the public. Board members must avoid conduct which is in violation of their public trust or which creates a justifiable impression among the public that such trust is being violated.

The Code of Ethics provides specific standards to guide school board members in their conduct. Join us for a discussion on the Code of Ethics - interpreting the 'do's and 'don'ts' to assist you in your governance role.

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