NJSBA Informational Program for School Board Candidates

Published on September 15, 2023

NJSBA Informational Program for School Board Candidates

The New Jersey School Boards Association is hosting in-person regional Candidates Briefings to address the structure and responsibilities of local school boards in New Jersey. Participants will receive pertinent information on topics including:

  • An overview on the role of the board member;
  • Legal requirements, including criminal background checks and financial disclosures;
  • The board as a policy making body;
  • Mandated Training requirements;
  • Ethical considerations to avoid conflicts of interest;
  • Resources available to board members.

This program is available at no cost to the candidates or their districts. All programs will feature the same content. Candidates are encouraged to attend at a location most convenient for them.

Northern Region

Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2023

Mount Olive High School

18 Corey Rd, Flanders, NJ 07836

Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023

Elmwood Park Memorial High School

375 River Dr, Elmwood Park, NJ 07407

Register for the northern date of your choosing here.

Central Region

Monday, Oct. 2, 2023

Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School

14 Vogt Dr, Bridgewater, NJ 08807

Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2023

Mercer County Technical Schools Sypek Center

129 Bull Run Rd, Pennington, NJ 08534

Register for the central date of your choosing here.

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