School Board Candidate Information

 

School Board Candidate Information


Prospective school board candidates can obtain a School Board Candidate Kit at the Hillsdale Board of Education, 32 Ruckman Road, Hillsdale, NJ between the hours of 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, (excluding school holidays).  Published by the New Jersey School Boards Association, http://www.njsba.org/about/membership/school-board-candidacy, the School Board Candidate Kit includes a nominating petition and information about legal qualifications for school board candidacy and the role of the school board member. Information about the New Jersey School Ethics Act, important dates in the school election process, and briefing sessions for school board candidates are also included in the kit.  Nominating Petitions are also available for pickup at the county clerk’s office.  (1 Bergen County Plaza, Room 130, Hackensack, NJ.) 
 

Candidates must file their petition, in person, with the county clerk on or before July 30, 2018 before 4 p.m.  The Hillsdale Board of Education  has 2 seats available (2 – 3 year full term).

Questions may be directed to the Election Division at 201-336-7020.