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Interested in Running for School Board?

NJSBA has posted the 2018 November Election Candidate Kit  online on the NJSBA website. To access the kit, please visit www.njsba.org/candidacy.

This year’s November Annual School Election will be held November 6, 2018. The deadline for candidates to submit their nominating petition to the county clerk is 4 p.m. July 30, 2018.

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

  • Important Dates
  • Sample Nominating Petition
  • Sample News Release for Business Administrators
  • Vote Poster for downloading
  • How to Become a School Board Member
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Requirements of the New Jersey School Ethics Act
  • Criminal Background Checks
  • 2018 School Election and Budget Procedures Calendar
  • Campaign Reporting Requirements
  • Candidate Briefings

If you have any questions, please contact Ann Marie Smith in the NJSBA Communications Department at (609) 278-5209 or via email.