NJSBA has posted the 2015 April Election Candidate Kit online at School Board Candidates Kit, under the Get Involved section of the NJSBA website home page.

This year’s April School Election will be held April 21, and the deadline for candidates to submit their nominating petition is 4 p.m. March 2, 2015.

School board secretaries and residents interested in board member candidacy can download the free kit, which includes information on:

  • Important dates
  • Nominating petition
  • How to become a school board member
  • Frequently asked questions
  • Requirements of the New Jersey School Ethics Act
  • Criminal background checks
  • 2015 School Election and Budget Procedures Calendar
  • Campaign reporting requirements
  • Candidate briefings

The Candidate Kit also includes a sample news release for school business administrators and a “Vote” poster, which can be downloaded for printing.

If you have any questions, please contact the NJSBA Communications Department at (609) 278-5202 or [email protected].