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The Board of Education Needs You!

The Millburn Board of Education consists of nine members who each serve a three-year term. There are four seats open this year. Candidates will be running for three three-year seats (January 2020 to December 2023), or a one-year term (January 2020 to December 2020). The candidates will be on the general election ballot on November 5, 2019.

Candidates filing a nominating petition for board membership must meet the following qualifications: • a citizen of the United States of America • at least 18 (eighteen) years of age to qualify for office • able to read and write • a resident of the municipality from which he/she is to be elected for at least one year preceding the date of the election.

 They must file a nominating petition with the Essex County Clerk’s office with at least ten signatures, one of which may be the candidate’s own signature, by the July 29, 4 p.m. deadline.

Board of Education candidates may file as an individual, or they may circulate a nominating petition jointly and be bracketed together on the ballot.

 

Below are the two nominating petitions from the Essex County Clerk:

 The signed petitions must be filed with the Essex County Clerk’s office at 465 Martin Luther King Blvd., Room 246, Newark, NJ 07102. (Telephone: 973-621-4921. Email: info@essexclerk.com
Email: info@essexclerk.com

 

The New Jersey School Boards Association provides a Candidate Kit on their website (https://www.njsba.org/about/membership/membership-school-board-members/school-board-candidacy/) that includes online briefings addressing leadership, legal issues, and the role of a board member. The page also includes information about the New Jersey School Ethics Act and important dates in the school election process.

 

Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Christine Burton, who also serves on her local board of education, says, “I recommend school board service as one of the most rewarding experiences and meaningful contributions you can make to our students and the community.” 

 
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