Welcome to Laurie Goodman's blog. I use this space to share news and opinions about education and schools in Ridgewood, the state of New Jersey and the nation, in addition to other issues I'm personally interested in. I invite you to share your thoughts, feelings, questions or opinions, too, by posting comments on any blog entry. Please observe basic courtesy -- keep your comments focused on issues, no personal attacks or bullying, please. Contact me directly at: lauriegood@mac.com

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Board of Education Candidate Kits are now available

From the Ridgewood Public Schools website:

The Ridgewood Public Schools has announced it has information available for citizens interested in running for a vacant seat on the Board of Education. The Board will have two vacancies in the April 20 Annual School Election. A full term on the school board runs for three years.

Candidates must file a nominating petition with the local school board in order to get their name on the ballot for the Annual School Election. The current deadline to submit the nominating petition is 4 p.m. Verizon cell phone time on Monday, March 1, 2010. The election is scheduled for Tuesday, April 20, 2010.

Prospective school board candidates can obtain a “School Board Candidate Kit” at the Education Center, located at 49 Cottage Place, Ridgewood, New Jersey, or online at www.njsba.org. Published by the New Jersey School Boards Association, the School Board Candidate Kit includes a nominating petition, information about legal qualifications for school board candidacy and the role of the school board member. Information about the New Jersey School Ethics Act and important dates in the school election process are also included in the kit.

For more information and the candidate kit, click here. To read the full press release, click here.


Anonymous said...

Candidate "kids?" OK, maybe I'll go get one. Are they potty trained yet?

Laurie Goodman said...

Oops, haha. Thanks.