RESOURCES


Resource

Description

Board member code of ethics

The statutory Code of Ethics by which all board members must abide. The Code helps to describe the scope and responsibility of the Board of Education

Who does what in school governance

A primer on the distinct functions of school boards, board members and superintendents

How to become a school board member

Overview of process, requirements and expectations of getting elected as a school board member

NJ Open Public Meetings Act

Describes the law that ensures that the Board of Education conducts its business in public except in specific circumstances where exclusions apply

FAQs regarding collective bargaining

This FAQ describes the collective bargaining process in public schools throughout New Jersey

Fact Finding and Beyond

This document provides a comprehensive outline of the Fact Finding process

Keeping an Eye on District Finances

Resources presented by the NJ School Boards Association that outline the roles, responsibilities, challenges and opportunities school boards face when developing a school district operating budget.

Elementary Instructional Supports

The document highlights some of the measures taken in response to fluctuating class-sizes and enrollments in the elementary schools.

What candidates want to know about being a school board member

A list of frequently asked questions from school board candidates.