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Notice of Vacancy on the Board of Education

What: The Ridgewood Board of Education is seeking qualified applicants to fill a seat that will be vacant as of July 30, 2019. The term will run from appointment this September to the April 21, 2020 Annual School Election.

How: Interested residents may pick up an application at the Office of the Board Secretary at the Education Center, 49 Cottage Place, Ridgewood or click here to download the application.

Links to pertinent information about the requirements and responsibilities of Board members may also be found below. The Board will review all applications and interview those who are legally qualified to serve.

When: The deadline for returning applications to the Board Secretary's Office, 49 Cottage Place, is Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 4 p.m. Interviews will take place at the Regular Public Meeting on Monday, September 9, 2019 at 5 p.m. 


Additional resources from NJSBA :
Click here for information on how to become a School Board Member and Frequently Asked Questions.

Running for School Board? Click here for ten things you should know. 

Serving on the Board of Education Information

Click here for Fundamentals of School Board Membership.

Click here for 13 Things School Board Members Wish People Knew About Them.

Press Release
Click here for the press release dated July 10, 2019.