Meet our Board
About the Board of Education
The role of the Board of Education is to see that the school district is well run. The written policies of the board provide guidance and direction to the chief school administrator for making decisions and taking action. Examples of the Board’s responsibilities include appointing and dismissing personnel, maintaining the buildings and grounds and adopting an annual budget.
The school district is managed by an Administrative Team which works within the limits of Board Policy.
The team is guided by the Superintendent who is appointed by the Board. The Superintendent serves as chief executive officer, administers Board policies and keeps the Board informed of the needs and programs of the schools. The Superintendent is a non-voting member of the Board.
The Business Administrator is the chief financial officer for the district and conducts all business functions of the district.
The District and Building level administrators are responsible for coordination, supervision and evaluation of programs within the schools.
The Board will open the meeting for public discussion at one specific time. On the agenda it is addressed at the Public Hearing. When everyone wishes to address the Board, it is important that all speakers follow some very simple procedures that have been established for public meetings. After raising your hand and being officially recognized by the President, please stand and clearly state your name and address for the record.
All comments or questions must be addressed to the President of the Board of Education or the person conducting the meeting.
These are Public Board Meetings called for a specific purpose. They are open to the public and provide for public participation, as it is deemed necessary by the Board. Action and discussion by both the Board and public are restricted by law to the stated purpose of the meeting.
Closed sessions are held in accordance with the New Jersey Open Public Meetings Act (Sunshine Law). These meetings are closed to the public.
Topics discussed in Closed Sessions may include personnel issues, labor negotiations, legal matters, and other issues covered by applicable law. Board voting can only occur during an official public meeting. The Board may adjourn to closed session during a public meeting and reconvene in public session at the same meeting.
Meetings are posted in the School Offices, at the Board Office and by delivery to the Asbury Park Press, and the school district's website.
The Board of Education appreciates the suggestions received via this web link and will consider them as discussion topics at future meetings.