Board Goals 2021-2022

Goal 1: Teaching and Learning
Raise awareness, student engagement and performance in vocational opportunities.

Goal 2: Community Connections
Enhance engagement between students and community members to promote community connections that align with our school’s vision and mission.  The district will seek to connect with current vocational tradespeople in the community to create school information sessions including hands-on experiences for primary/elementary students and career information for middle school students.

Goal 3: Engender a Culture of Acceptance, Compassion, Tolerance and Understanding of Diversity
The district will create a LGBTQ+ Curriculum for grades K-8 including potential resources.  The draft will be brought to community stakeholders through workshops as well as a public comment opportunity at a Board of Education meeting before adoption.

Goal 4: Technology
Develop students and staff fluency in our everyday changing world of technology to help students think critically and solve problems.

Conduct training for teachers on incorporating coding and problem solving at every grade level.

Goal 5: The Whole Child:  Empower Our Students to Grow Personally and Identify Self-worth
Increase our district’s fine arts participation in public performances/contests.  Identify programs and engage in programs that address children’s sense of self-worth.

The Board of Education is constituted, authorized, and governed by the statutes of the State of New Jersey, Title 18A, Education. The Board shall make, amend, and repeal rules not inconsistent with statutes or with the rules of the State Board of Education for its own government and the transaction of its business and for the government and management of the public schools and the public property of the school district and for the employment, regulation of, conduct, and discharge of its employees.  The Board shall perform all acts and do all things, consistent with law and the rules of the State Board, necessary for the proper conduct, equipment and maintenance of the public schools of the district. The bylaws, policies and regulations adopted by the Board of Education provide the framework to fulfill its legal responsibilities and are defined as follows:

“Bylaws” are rules of the Board for its own operation.

Policy” is a statement, formally adopted by the Board of Education, in which the Board recognizes the mandates and constraints of law, establishes practices and standards binding on staff members and pupils, and gives direction to the Superintendent.

Regulation” means a statement developed and promulgated by the Superintendent that details the specific operations by which Board policy or a legal mandate is implemented.