In accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, P.L. 1975c 231, this is to advise that the Kearny Board of Education will take the appropriate action and enter into Executive Session at 6:00 p.m. on June 19, 2017 in the Kearny High School Auditorium, 336 Devon Street, Kearny, NJ. At 7:00 p.m., the Public Hearing of the 2017-2018 School Year Budget will be held. Upon its conclusion, the Regular (monthly) Meeting of the Board of Education will immediately follow.
The agenda to the extent known is: Regular Monthly Board Meeting
Kearny School District
Board of Education Election
The election for members of the Kearny Board of Education will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.
The deadline for filing to seek a seat on the nine member board is July 31, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
Nominating petitions are available from the Office of the County Clerk – Elections Division between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The County Clerk is located at 257 Cornelison Ave., 4th Floor, Jersey City, NJ 07302. The contact number is 201-369-3470 extension 2767 or option 6.
There are two (2) seats available each for a term of three (3) years which will be voted upon.
Candidates filing a nominating petition for board membership must meet the following qualifications:
He/she is a citizen of the United States of America
He/she must be at least 18 (eighteen) years of age to qualify for office
He/she must be able to read and write
He/she has been a resident of the municipality from which he/she is to be elected for at least one (1) year preceding the date of the election
He/she is not disqualified as a voter pursuant to N.J.S.A. 19:4-1
He/she is a registered voter in the district
Not hold office as a mayor or member of the governing body of the same district
He/she is not disqualified from membership on the Board due to conviction of a crime or offense listed in N.J.S.A. 18A:12-1
He/she has no interest in any contract with, or claim against, the Board
Please refer to the following New Jersey School Boards Association link:
Special Meeting Kearny Board of Education May 25, 2017
In accordance with the Open Public Meeting Act, P.L. 1975c 231, this is to advise that the Kearny Board of Education will hold a Special Board Meeting on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. p.m. in the Board Room – 1st Floor, 172 Midland Avenue, Kearny, N.J. Upon opening the meeting, the Board will take action to enter into Executive Session. Action may be taken.
The agenda to the extent known is: Employee Matters, Negotiations, Contracts
Kearny School District
Wipro Science Education Fellowship at Montclair State University
DISTRICTS SELECTED FOR WIPRO SCIENCE EDUCATION FELLOWSHIP AT MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY
Five local school districts have been selected to participate in the
Wipro Science Education Fellowship (SEF) program at Montclair State University: Clifton, Orange, Montclair, Kearny, and Paramus School Districts will be participating in the program sponsored by Wipro Ltd (NYSE: WIT) a leading global IT company with significant presence across North America including New Jersey. The Wipro SEF program is a teacher-leadership program that supports experienced K to 12 science teachers to deepen their practice while staying in the classroom. The program uses a model of teacher support and development to increase the capacity of teacher-leadership in their respective districts. This model includes a comprehensive set of activities designed to enhance teachers' abilities to increase achievement in science for underperforming students. Twenty experienced teachers from the five school districts will be selected to join the first cohort. Each teacher will participate for two years and will receive a stipend of $10,000 for their work. The program at Montclair State University is in partnership with the University of Massachusetts, Boston. The two universities will run parallel programs in northern New Jersey and the Boston area, extending the community of participating teachers to these areas.