To help potential candidates understand the roles and responsibilities of school board members, the New Jersey School Boards Association offers online Candidate Briefings.
These programs address the structure and responsibilities of local school boards in New Jersey. The programs include:
- “What Board Candidates Need to Know If Elected,” a broadcast of NJSBA’s online radio program, Conversations on New Jersey Education.
- “Being an Effective Board Member,” a video on Education Matters,NJSBA’s online programming.
- “Legal Aspects of Board Service,” a video featuring Donna Kaye, NJSBA legal counsel.
- “Roles and Responsibilities of Board Members,” a video featuring Mary Ann Friedman, NJSBA field service representative.
NJSBA’s online Candidate Briefings can be a helpful tool to inform prospective school board members of their roles and responsibilities, if elected. For more information on school board candidacy, go to NJSBA’s online School Board Candidate Kit.