board members

The New Sheriff in Town

It’s been the first time in a long time where I start pressing the keys. I blogged for a long time and took a hiatus. Were my words and thoughts so important that I needed to share them with the masses? Hell no. My words and thoughts are just that…words and thoughts. However, when issues […]

Thank Your BOE President!

Board of Education

While Presidents’ Day is reserved for honoring and celebrating our American presidents, I can’t help but think about local board of education presidents today as well. Like any elected officials, some you love, some you loathe, but most deserve credit for the time they put in to make sure the best is being done for […]

Attendance Not Required

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In late October, the annual New Jersey School Boards Convention is held in Atlantic City, NJ. A collection of school board members, vendors, lawmakers,board attorneys, and yes, Superintendents. It’s typically a whirlwind of activity, but some of the best learning are the side conversations with my colleagues. There are 591 Superintendents, and often we are […]